Courts and Court Officers Act, 1995

Advice on appointment of Attorney General to judicial office.

18.—(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3) of this section, the Board shall not submit to the Minister the names of any of its own members or recommend for appointment to judicial office any of its own members.

(2) The Board may recommend the Attorney General for appointment to judicial office.

(3) Where the Attorney General wishes to be considered for appointment to judicial office, he or she shall withdraw from any deliberations of the Board concerning his or her suitability for judicial office.