Judge José Maria Dias Azedo appointed to Court of Final Appeal

Court of Second Instance (TSI) judge, José Maria Dias Azedo, has been appointed to the Court of Final Appeal (TUI), a release today at the Official Gazette indicated.

The Chief Executive-approved decision states that Azedo will replace judge Viriato Lima – who will reach the retirement age of 65 this month – in the top court starting from December 17, with Judges Song Man Lei and Sam Hou Fai the other two main TUI judges.

Meanwhile, Chao Im Peng, a Presiding Judge of the Court of First Instance (TJB) will replace Azedo at the TSI, with magistrate Cheong Weng Tong to fill her seat at the TJB.