Chief Justice congratulated
The Minister of Justice today congratulated Chief Justice Vincent de Gaetano on his appointment as a judge of the European Court of Human Rights, but said his departure from Malta would be a loss for the Bench.
Chief Justice de Gaetano was elected by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe yesterday afternoon.
Dr Mifsud Bonnici since that since his appointment, the Chief Justice had managed to restore the people’s confidence in the law courts.
He also praised him for improving the administration of the courts and bringing down the number of pending cases.
He was confident, Dr Mifsud Bonnici said, that Malta’s loss would be a gain for the people of Europe.