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52. (1) The Governor, on instructions from Her Majesty given through a Secretary of State, shall appoint—
(a)the Chief Justice and any other judges of the Supreme Court; and
(b)the President of the Court of Appeal and the Justices of Appeal.
(2) The Governor, acting in accordance with the advice of the Chief Justice, shall appoint any acting judge of the Supreme Court.
(3) The Governor shall appoint any judicial officers.
(4) Every person appointed under this section shall, subject to this Constitution, hold office on such terms and conditions as the Governor may prescribe.
(5) Before entering upon the functions of the office, every holder of a judicial office referred to in this section shall make an oath or affirmation of allegiance and the judicial oath or affirmation in the forms set out in the Schedule.
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