Madagascar: Florent Rakotoarisoa elected president of the Constitutional Court
On April 29, 2021, was elected by his peers President of the High Constitutional Court of Madagascar, Mr. FLORENT Rakotoarisoa, one of the two personalities elected by the Superior Council of Magistracy, thus succeeding Mr. RAKOTOARISOA Jean-Eric whose mandate has arrived expires on March 12, 2021.
Florent Rakotoarisoa was elected member of the HCC under the Superior Council of the Magistracy (CSM). He was already a member of this institution from 1992 to 1996, from 1996 to 2001 and then in 2002.
Before returning to the HCC, Florent Rakotoarisoa had been the Attorney General of the Toliara Court of Appeal. But he previously served as interior minister during the transition, and acted as the justice ministry during the same period.
In 2010, he chaired the Constitutional Consultative Committee which had drawn up the draft Constitution of the 4th Republic. He was also previously Ambassador of Madagascar to Canada.
The High Constitutional Court of Madagascar has been a member of the CJCA since February 2014.