The Straits Times
Published on Nov 07, 2012

Sundaresh Menon sworn in as new Chief Justice


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.