Justice Sandra Mason taking the Oath of Office as Acting Governor General before Chief Justice, Marston Gibson in a ceremony today at Government House.?? Looking on are Private Secretary, Patricia Layne (left of Justice Sandra Mason), Chief of Staff, Colonel Alvin Quintyne (green uniform) and Commissioner of Police, Darwin Dottin (beige uniform). (C.Pitt/BGIS)

An experienced jurist, with more than 30 years in the legal profession, will be acting as Governor General over the course of the next three days.

Madame Justice Sandra Mason, who will act until Friday, June 1, was sworn in today in a brief ceremony at Government House before Chief Justice, Marston Gibson; Commissioner of Police, Darwin Dottin; and Chief of Staff, Colonel Alvin Quintyne.

Ms. Mason is an Appeals Court Judge and a former High Court Judge in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. She is also a former Registrar of the Supreme Court and Chief Magistrate.


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