Article 156 - Judicial Oath

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(1) A Justice of a Superior Court, the Chairman of a Regional Tribunal, and also a person presiding over a lower court or tribunal, and any other judicial officer or person whose functions involve the exercise by him of judicial power shall, before assuming the exercise of the duties of his office, take and subscribe the oath of allegiance and the Judicial Oath set out in the Second Schedule to this Constitution.

(2) The President may, on the advice of the Chief Justice, direct that any other person connected with the exercise of judicial power, shall take and subscribe the Judicial Oath.

(3) The oath of allegiance and the judicial oath required by this article shall be taken and subscribed -

(a) in the case of the Chief Justice or other Justice of a Superior Court, and a Chairman of a Regional Tribunal, before the President; and

(b) in the case of any other person, before the Chief Justice or before any other Justice of a Superior Court or Chairman of a Regional Tribunal as the Chief Justice may direct.