Devant wins JLSC battle at Privy Council

Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress (UNC) ac­tivist De­vant Ma­haraj has won the fi­nal leg of his le­gal bat­tle chal­leng­ing the com­po­si­tion of the Ju­di­cial and Le­gal Ser­vice Com­mis­sion (JLSC).

De­liv­er­ing a 14-page judge­ment Mon­day morn­ing, five British Law Lords over­turned a de­ci­sion of the lo­cal Court of Ap­peal to dis­miss Ma­haraj's claim over two re­tired judges be­ing ap­point­ed to the body.