Integrity Commission appoints acting director of corruption prosecution

Integrity Commission appoints acting director of corruption prosecution

Friday, December 06, 2019

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THE Integrity Commission on Tuesday announced the appointment of attorney Keisha Prince as acting director of corruption prosecution.

Prince, who is on secondment from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, was granted her instrument of appointment on Monday by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen for a period of six months, with immediate effect.

“The secondment of Ms Prince will support the commission's efforts in executing the mandate of the Corruption Prosecution Division, in keeping with Section 34 of the Integrity Commission Act, and will enable the full discharge of the functions of the division as the commission completes its recruitment exercise,“ a release from the Integrity Commission said.

Prince is the holder of Bachelor of Arts in Literatures in English from The University of the West Indies, Mona, a Bachelor of Laws degree from The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School. She was called to the Bar in November 2006.

Prince has been employed to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for the past 11 years, with her latest appointment being to the post of deputy director of public prosecutions. She previously headed the units for corruption prevention and coroner's matters.

“As the commission continues its transition and strives to complete its recruitment of permanent directors, Ms Prince will join the team of directors, namely Colonel Daniel Pryce, interim executive director; Ms Joy Powell, acting director of information and complaints; and Mr David Grey, acting director of investigation,” said the release.

“The Integrity Commission wholeheartedly welcomes Ms Keisha Prince and reaffirms its commitment and dedication to the people of Jamaica and to the core mandates of this institution,” added the release.

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