Former acting Chief Justice, Ian Chang, died this evening (Saturday, November 16, 2019) after a losing a battle with cancer.
At the time of his passing, he was a patient at the Balwant Singh Hospital where he was being treated.
Justice Chang served as acting Chief Justice for more than a decade. He went off on annual leave in December 2015 ahead of his February 2016 retirement.
Justice Chang presided over some highly controversial constitutional cases in Guyana.