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His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam consented to preside over the Swearing-In Ceremony for the newly appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam this afternoon has consented to preside over the swearing-in ceremony for the newly appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court, Justice Haji Abdullah Soefri bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin.


The ceremony began with the reading out of the letter of appointment by the Grand Chamberlain, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Haji Alauddin bin Pengiran Paduka Tuan Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar. Justice Haji Abdullah Soefri then proceeded to recite the Judicial Oath before His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam.

Also present at the ceremony were the Honourable Dato Seri Paduka Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abdul Majid, Attorney General and the Right Honourable Dato Seri Paduka Steven Chong Wan Oon, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The swearing-in ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.

Justice Haji Abdullah Soefri began his career at the Attorney General's Chambers in November 1992 as a Legal Officer and Legal Counsel. He was then transferred to the Judiciary in July 1999 and had been appointed as a Magistrate, Senior Magistrate, Chief Magistrate and Judge of the Intermediate Court. Justice Haji Abdullah Soefri was transferred and appointed as Assistant Solicitor General at the Attorney General's Chambers in April 2016 and in July 2018, Justice Haji Abdullah Soefri was transferred to the Judiciary and was appointed as the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court until today.


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