Attorney General (Isle of Man)
Her Majesty's Attorney General in the Isle of Man is currently John Quinn QC, who first held the post in an acting capacity until 2017, while Stephen Harding was suspended and after Harding resigned. Harding was charged with perjury and committing acts against public justice, but after two trials in which the juries were unable to agree a verdict, it was announced that no further criminal proceedings would be taken.
List of Attorneys GeneralEdit
- John Quillin, 1765–1768
- Charles Searle, 1768–1774
- Wadsworth Busk, 1774–1797
- William Frankland, 1797–1816
- John (?James) Clarke, 1816–1844
- Charles Richard Ogden, 1844–1866
- Sir James Gell, 1866–1898
- George Alfred Ring, 1898–1921
- Ramsey Bignall Moore, 1921–1945
- Sydney James Moore, 1945–1957
- George Moore, 1957–1963
- David Leighton Lay, 1963–1972
- Arthur Christian Luft, 1972–1974
- John William Corrin, 1974–1980
- Thomas William Cain QC, 1980–1993
- Michael Kerruish QC, 1993–1998
- John Corlett QC, 1998–2011
- Stephen Harding QC, 2011–2012
- John Quinn QC,
- acting, 2013–2017
- from 2017
- Manx Radio bilingual article on the jury system
- "Attorney General's Chambers". Isle of Man Government. Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
- "Charges dropped against Attorney General". Isle of Man Newspapers. 24 February 2014. Archived from the original on 22 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- "John Quinn appointed as Isle of Man acting attorney general". BBC News. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2013.