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V K Rajah appointed as Attorney-General of Singapore

President Tony Tan Keng Yam has appointed Justice V K Rajah as the eighth Attorney-General of Singapore, and as a Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights for a term of three years with effect from Wednesday.

SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam has appointed Justice V K Rajah as the eighth Attorney-General of Singapore, according to a statement from the Istana issued on Wednesday (June 25).

The appointment takes effect on Wednesday, the statement said, adding that the President also appointed Justice Rajah as a Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights for a term of three years with effect from Wednesday.

Justice Rajah was appointed a Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court on Jan 2, 2004 and a Judge on Nov 1, 2004. He was appointed a Judge of Appeal on April 11, 2007, the statement said. He has been the Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Legal Education as well as the Board of Judicial Learning since 2010.

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