§ 52. Mr. R. A. TAYLOR
asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether all British citizens who possess the requisite qualifications are eligible 351 for appointment as puisne judges in the Leeward Islands; and how these appointments are made?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for the COLONIES (Dr. Drummond Shiels)
All British subjects who possess the requisite qualifications are eligible for appointment as puisne judges in the Leeward Islands. Such judges are selected by the Secretary of State on the authority of His Majesty and are appointed by the Governor by Letters Patent under the Public Seal of the Colony in accordance with such instructions as the Governor may receive from His Majesty through a Secretary of State.