Guernsey News

Royal Court tribute to former assitant magistrate

There’s to be a Royal Court tribute to Guernsey’s former assistant magistrate who has died.

Alan Hancox died on New Year’s Day in hospital in Kenya.

Mr Hancox was Chief Justice of Kenya from 1989 to 1991.

He retired to live in Guerney and became Assistant Magistrate for ten years from 1992. He was sworn as a Lt Bailiff in 1997 and retired five years ago.

A tribute to him will be paid by the Bailiff at the Full Court in the Royal Court on Monday morning. Afterwards Advocate Patrick Palmer will be sworn in as a Lieutenant Bailiff.