Committee for Employment & Social Security - P.2019/75
The States are asked to decide:
Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled "The Guernsey Legal Aid Service - Appointment of the Legal Aid Commissioner", dated 16th August 2019, they are of the opinion:
1. To appoint Ms Kathryn Macken to the office of Legal Aid Commissioner, with effect from 1 October 2019, pursuant to Section 16(1) of The Legal Aid (Guernsey and Alderney) (Schemes and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance, 2018, and
2. To note that the Committee has agreed that Ms Macken shall hold office for a period of three years, with effect from that date, pursuant to Section 17(1) of the Ordinance.
The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.