Four New Lay Members Of The High Court Appointed
Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of four new lay members of the High Court under the Commerce Act.
They are Kerrin Vautier from Auckland, Henry Ergas from the Australian Capital Territory, Professor Martin Richardson from Dunedin, and Michael Copeland from Wellington.
The appointees join Professor Lewis Evans from Wellington whose term has been renewed.
Lay members assist the Court in cases involving appeals from decisions of the Commerce Commission and in other matters under the Commerce Act.