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Published: Thursday June 26, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Thursday June 26, 2014 MYT 9:04:03 AM

Rajah is 8th attorney-general

PRESIDENT Tony Tan Keng Yam presided at the swearing-in of Justice V.K. Rajah as Singapore’s 8th Attorney-General.

Justice Rajah, 57, graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1982, and worked for law firm Rajah & Tann. In 1997, he was appointed Senior Counsel and in 2007, he was appointed a Judge of Appeal.

He takes over as Attorney-General from Steven Chong, who returns to the Supreme Court.

Justice Rajah was also appointed to the Presidential Council on Minority Rights for a three-year term. — The Straits Times / Asia News Network

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