Samoa's Lands and Titles court has three new judges, including a woman holding a high ranking matai title, Auelua Apoiliu Tamaseu Warren.
Judge Warren is the fifth woman to be appointed as judge of the Lands and Titles court.
The two other new judges are Letufuga Ioakimo Tauiliili, who is a former senior officer of the ministry of justice, and Pouniu Siaosi Hazelman, who was the former CEO of the government's Airport Authority.
Judge Warren is a former senior public servant.
They were sworn before the chief judge, Patu Falefatu Maka Sapolu