Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland

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The Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland is the appointed official holding office as President of the Courts of Northern Ireland and is Head of the Judiciary of Northern Ireland.[1] The present Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland is Sir Declan Morgan. His counterparts in England and Wales and in Scotland are the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and the Lord President of the Court of Session.

The position was established with the creation of Northern Ireland in 1922.

Lords Chief Justice of Northern Ireland[edit]

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  • The Longman Handbook of Modern Irish History since 1800, N. C. Fleming and Alan O'Day, p. 420, ISBN 0-582-08102-5