Magistrate Outer-Island

MAGISTRACY DIVISION OPERATION IN KIRIBATI

Jurisdiction and Powers of the Magistrate court is stipulated in section 23(1) of the Magistrates Court Ordinance Cap 52. The division operation is managed and controlled by the Chief Magistrate. A total number of Magistrates’ Courts in Kiribati is 24.

The Magistrate division is comprised of the Administration Unit, Single Magistrate Unit, the Outer Island Magistrate Unit and the Clerkship Magistrate unit.

The Administration Unit oversee and leads full operation of the Magistracy division throughout Kiribati. The team consists of the Chief Magistrate, the Principal Magistrate and Senior Magistrate.

The Outer Island Magistrate Unit consists of Panel Magistrates. They sit in panels of five (5) for adjudicating in land matters and in panels of three (3) when hearing civil and criminal matters. A total of 123 Panel Magistrates are working for Judiciary on the island. On each island, there will be a Presiding Magistrate who will always lead and managed the procedures during court hearings. A court clerk will assist Panel Magistrates with the filing and management of case files and assisting customers of the Court on the island.

LIST FOR MAGISTRATES AT MAGISTRATES’ COURT OUTER ISLANDS 2022/ ARAIA TAAN MOTI N TE BOWI ARE I NANO N ABAMAKORON KIRIBATI 2022.

Full Names

Island

 

1)   Mr. Tonganibeia Kabobouea  (Presiding Magistrate)

Makin

2)   Mr. Romiti Bwebwetaake

Makin

 

 

1)   Mr. Rotati Ambo (Presiding Magistrate)

Butaritari

2)   Mr. Buariki Abouea

Butaritari

3)   Mr. Kanuete Buakanimakin

Butaritari

4)   Mr. Beniamina Kibobouea

Butaritari

5)   Mrs. Rotiari Kanoua

Butaritari

6)   Mrs. Roota Takeke

Butaritari

 

 

1)   Mr. Teeta Betero (Presiding Magistrate)

Marakei

2)   Mrs. Tarabiri Teweti

Marakei

3)   Mrs. Tenten Kararaua

Marakei

4)   Mrs. Kateiman Ereateiti

Marakei

5)   Mr. Bwebwenteata Kabiriera

Marakei

6)   Mr. Tekaai Bwebwentetaake

Marakei

7)   Mrs. Taouea Teburoro

 

 

 

1)   Mr. Kiboboua Raiwan (Presiding Magistrate)

Abaiang

2)   Mr. Ikauea Mwairiki

Abaiang

3)   Mr. Tararerei Tirinteiti

Abaiang

4)   Mr. Tennon Kaio  (awaiting warrant)

Abaiang

5)   Mr. Ititaake Buraua (awaiting warrant)

Abaiang

6)   Mr. Tioti Bruno (awaiting warrant)

Abaiang

7)   Mr. Tingo Taam  (awaiting warrant)

Abaiang

8)   Mrs. Tabauea Ioane (awaiting warrant)

Abaiang

9)   Mrs. Atinta Tokiaba  (awaiting warrant)

Abaiang

 

 

1)   Mrs. Tabou Boua (Presiding Magistrate)

North Tarawa

2)   Mrs. Bwebwe Kamoriki

North Tarawa

3)   Mrs. Tekinati Ruuka

North Tarawa

4)   Mr. Tekaei Tamiano

North Tarawa

 

 

1)   Mr. Teruru Tabau (Presiding Magistrate)

Maiana

2)   Mr. Tebeia Biribo  

Maiana

3)   Mrs. Takanebu Tonana

Maiana

4)   Mr. Tenene Takeke

Maiana

5)   Mr Touakatea Tenukai

Maiana

6)   Mr. Ekeuea Kabuati

Maiana

7)   Mr. Toia Betero

Maiana

 

 

1)   Mrs. Mwakin Rui (Presiding Magistrate)

Aranuka

2)   Mrs. Rebeka Mwemwenikeiaki

Aranuka

3)   Mrs. Taate Tiarom

Aranuka

4)   Mr. Ruuteru Tieta  (awaiting warrant)

Aranuka

5)   Mr. Tamaroa Koriri Baiteke (awaiting warrant)

Aranuka

6)   Mr. Kaitia Maere (awaiting warrant)

Aranuka

7)   Mr. Eribati Totibau (awaiting warrant)

Aranuka

8)   Mrs. Teruia Matire (awaiting warrant)

Aranuka

9)   Mr. Tekabang Ratintera (awaiting warrant)

Aranuka

 

 

1)   Mr. Toaru Karotu (Presiding Magistrate)

Abemama

2)   Ms. Taonateroro Tamoa

Abemama

3)   Ms. Pauline Bounnang

Abemama

4)   Mr. Tokinteatibu Amatia

Abemama

5)   Mr.Tonika Burennanganga

Abemama

 

 

1)   Mr. Teekea Tebaobao (Presiding Magistrate)

Nonouti

2)   Mr. Etuati Rabaere

Nonouti

 

 

1)   Mrs. Temaotarawa Bitia (Presiding Magistrate)

Tabiteuea Meang

2)   Mr. Namakaina Maina

Tabiteuea Meang

3)   Mrs. Teetang Tematang

Tabiteuea Meang

4)   Mr. Kiratamwa Tokabi

Tabiteuea Meang

5)   Mrs. Bintonga Moantaua

Tabiteuea Meang

 

 

1)   Mr. Bakanebo Aree (Presiding Magistrate)

Tabiteuea Maiaki

2)   Mr. Temau Atiboto

Tabiteuea Maiaki

3)   Mr. Baakoa Teboo

Tabiteuea Maiaki

4)   Mrs. Raokabu Tooma

Tabiteuea Maiaki

5)   Mr. Tawanga Kabootoa

Tabiteuea Maiaki

6)   Mr. Teoti Kinta

Tabiteuea Maiaki

7)   Mrs. Matirina Toamwane

Tabiteuea Maiaki

 

 

1)   Mrs. Tekanawa Rianibou (Presiding Magistrate)

Onotoa

2)   Mrs. Tongokai Roranti

Onotoa

3)   Mr. Kobwari Tengata

Onotoa

4)   Mrs. Rabuteri Tooma

Onotoa

5)   Mr. Ratireta Meei

Onotoa

6)   Mr. Teikarau Bwarate

Onotoa

 

 

 

 

1)   Mr. Tebwa Taakau (Presiding Magistrate)

Beru

2)   Mrs. Araki Rerei

Beru

3)   Mrs. Akura Kaburara

Beru

4)   Mrs. Rereua Teimatoa

Beru

5)   Mrs. Bakateariki Mote

Beru

6)   Mr. Mikaere Baiteke

Beru

7)   Mr. Robati Allan

Beru

 

 

1)   Mrs. Tekaboi Emta (Presiding Magistrate)

Nikunau

2)   Mr. Manuera Tekaraba

Nikunau

3)   Mrs. Roiti Kareitaua

Nikunau

4)   Mrs. Tereua Tekiau

Nikunau

 

 

1)   Mrs. Mikari Bauriri (Presiding Magistrate)

Tamana

2)   Mrs. Ruamwa Torom

Tamana

3)   Mr. Etia Mitana

Tamana

4)   Mr. Toaniberu Ebwara

Tamana

5)   Mr. Mikari Ribano

Tamana

6)   Mr. Bonari Naou

Tamana

7)   Mrs. Katikua Itaaka

Tamana

8)   Mr. Obete Tamaroa

Tamana

 

 

1)   Mrs. Eka Iwiri  (Presiding Magistrate)

Arorae

2)   Mrs. Masaninga Abera

Arorae

3)   Mrs. Erineta Betero

Arorae

4)   Mr. Iriti Tiongo

Arorae

5)   Mr. Riwati Miika

Arorae

6)   Mr. Naurua Teikake

Arorae

 

 

1)   Mrs. Kabuta Eeri  (Presiding Magistrate)

Banaba

2)   Mrs. Teitirake Tebungintai

Banaba

 

 

1)   Ms Katarina Ratieta

Kiritimati

 

 

1)   Mr. Naan Tangira (Presiding Magistrate)

Tabuaeran

2)   Mr. Iekimwa Teitikai

Tabuaeran

3)   Mrs. Tareau Bureniun

Tabuaeran

4)   Mrs. Tabeta Merang

Tabuaeran

 

 

1)   Mr. Tooma Kabobouea (Presiding Magistrate)

Teraina

2)   Mr. Ritiata Eritai

Teraina

3)   Mr. Arekibo Bakae

Teraina

4)   Mr. Maobunnang Kabure

Teraina

5)   Mrs. Mereba Natanaera

Teraina

6)   Mr. Tarakabu Tiboo

Teraina

7)   Mr. Teatoi Kaiaia

Teraina

 

 

 

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