The Chief Justice has directed that as of Monday 31 October, these proceedings will no longer be hybrid, but will be in person. The proceedings will be in person at the Court Room, Supreme Court Annexe between 10:00 am and 3:30 pm Monday to Thursday and 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Fridays.
The proceedings will also continue to be live streamed at this link:
Turks and Caicos Islands Supreme Court
Special Sitting to bid farewell to The Honourable Mr Justice Shiraz Aziz who demits office as Supreme Court Judge on 31 October, 2022
Chief Justice’s Court, Supreme Court Annex
Friday 28 October, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
Counsel are invited to robe
Speakers, Members of the Bench, Registrar, Members of the Criminal Justice Stakeholders Group, family and friends of Justice Aziz are invited to attend in person.
All other guests are invited to attend remotely via Zoom, using the following link
Join the Special Sitting of the Supreme Court
Meeting ID: 277 613 3702
Refreshments to follow – Courtyard, Hospital Road
A Special Sitting of the Supreme Court on Friday 28 October, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chief Justice’s Court, Supreme Court Annex in honour of the Hon. Mr Justice Shiraz Aziz, as His Lordship prepares to demit office as Judge of the Supreme Court on 31 October, 2022
|2:00 p.m.||Court convenes with a panel of Supreme Court Judges. The Honourable Chief Justice presiding.|
Registrar: My Lords, this special sitting has been convened in honour of the Hon. Mr Justice Shiraz Aziz, who demits office as Judge of the Supreme Court of the Turks and Caicos Islands on 31 October, 2022. The order of those invited to address this Honourable Court is as follows:
|2:05 p.m.||Chief Justice: The addresses may begin Addresses begin|
|2:20 p.m.||Mr Narendra Lalbeharry, Senior Deputy Registrar presents a gift to Justice Aziz|
|2:25 p.m.||Song by Mrs Monic Harvey, Supreme Court Clerk|
|>2:30 p. m.||Response by The Hon. Mr Justice Shiraz Aziz|
|2:40 p.m.||The Chief Justice adjourns the Court|
All rise as the Chief Justice, Judges of the Supreme Court and Magistrates rise and retire.
The court offices in Providenciales will re-open on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. Court sittings will resume on Friday 23rd September, 2022.
The court offices in Grand Turk will re-open for regular business and court sittings will resume there once power is restored to that Island.
For information on a case that is before the Supreme Court please send an email to
The Judiciary is accepting applications from qualified persons to be included in its Roster of Court Interpreters for the following languages:
The Court Interpreter will serve both the Supreme Court and Magistrate’s Courts located in the Islands and will play a key role in assisting the Court by providing interpretation and translation services during Court proceedings.
- Be at least eighteen (18) years old
- High School Diploma
- Be a citizen, legal resident, or have the legal right to remain and work in the TCI
- Able to read, write, speak, and communicate fluently in both the relevant foreign language and English
- Be of good character
- Be reliable and flexible enough to support assignments on short notice
- Be able to translate orally in English and appropriate foreign language in a manner that preserves the tone and level of language and which accurately includes everything that is said, without summarizing, or adding or omitting meaning.
- Be able to interact professionally and cooperatively with Judges, Magistrates, Attorneys and Court personnel
- Complete a one-week orientation period
- Sign an oath to comply with Code of Ethics for Court Interpreters
This is not a full time post. Work is on an as-needed basis only.
Send Resume with current contact information, accompanied by a cover letter and two letters of reference as well as copies of educational certificates and a copy of your Passport photo page, National Turks & Caicos Islander Status Card (where applicable). Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a Police Certificate.
Applications should be addressed to: The Registrar, Supreme Court. Please send by email to