: Justice Antony Dominic was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court.
Kerala Governor P Sathasivam administered the oath of office to Justice Banerjee at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was also present at the swearing-in ceremony.
Justice Dominic was appointed as additional judge of the Kerala High Court in January 2007 and was made permanent judge in January, 2008.
He was then elevated as Acting chief justice on November 6 last year.
Justice Dominic started his practice at a munsiff court in Kanjirapally in 1981. T
On February one, the Supreme Court collegium made public the names it had recommended for appointment as chief justices of 10 high courts.
The collegium recommended the names of acting chief justices of Calcutta and Kerala HCs as chief justices of their own high courts considering their retirement was due this year.
The collegium approved elevation of Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Justice Antony Dominic as chief justices of Calcutta and Kerala HCs respectively.
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