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Sundaresh Menon sworn in as new Chief Justice

Published on Nov 7, 2012 10:52 AM
President Tony Tan Keng Yam (center) is presiding at the Swearing-in Ceremony of Chief Justice, Mr Sundaresh Menon, (right) on Nov 7, 2012. Mr Menon will also be sworn in and appointed as Chairman of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is standing far left. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM

Mr Sundaresh Menon, 50, was sworn in as Singapore's new Chief Justice on Wednesday.

He succeeded CJ Chan Sek Keong, 75, who retired on Tuesday after six years in the job.

CJ Menon has also been appointed chairman of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights, a position previously held by CJ Chan.

He was sworn in for both appointments at the Istana on Wednesday.

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