Dr. Satyabhooshun Gupt DOMAH reappointed as Justice of Appeal


Dr. Satyabhooshun Gupt DOMAH, a Justice of Appeal in the Seychelles Court of Appeal, has been

re-appointed for a second five-year term beginning  4th October 2011. 


Apart from his extensive qualifications and experience, he’s familiar with the French civil law / Code Napoleon, which largely serves as the basis of the Seychelles Civil Code.


Judge Domah was also expected to play an instrumental role in capacity-building within the Seychelles Judiciary.


Furthermore, following the recent resignation of Justice of Appeal Mr Jacques Hodoul, it was important for the Court of Appeal to retain the services of such a well qualified and experienced judge familiar with the Seychelles legal and judiciary system. 


Dr. Satyabhooshun Gupt Domah is also a Supreme Court Judge in Mauritius, and an Associate Professor at the University of Mauritius.  He was first appointed Justice of Appeal in the Seychelles Court of Appeal on 4th October 2006.


In a press interview, Dr Domah said: “I am very thankful… I shall discharge my duties according to the oath I have taken, as I always have… my priority in my second mandate is to enhance the rule of law, to modernize the system, the ethics at all level to deal with the real issues of the modern society.”


Justice of Appeal Domah has a Doctorate in Comparative Continental and Common Law from Aix- Marseille University- France. He has also published books and articles based on the Mauritian Legal System.