Prosecutor General of the Public Prosecutions Office
Ip Son Sang
Mr Ip Son Sang was born in October 1964, of a family from Yangjiang, Guangdong Province. He is married and has one daughter. Mr Ip obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law in 1987 and a Master’s degree in International Law in 1990. From 1991 to 1993, he studied Portuguese language and Portuguese law in the University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Mr Ip became a legal consultant of the Secretary of Statistics and Census of Macao on March 1994, and a legal consultant of the Secretary of Labour and Employment Services on May 1995. He became a judicial auditor on December 1995, a judge trainee in the judicial training centre on October 1996, and a prosecutor of the Public Prosecutions Office on June 1998. Mr Ip became a judge of the Court of First Instance on December 1999, a president of Collegial Panels of the Court of First Instance on January 2011, and the President of the Court of First Instance on October 2013. Mr Ip was appointed as the President of the Electoral Affairs Committee for the election of the fifth Legislative Assembly of the Macao SAR in 2013; he was also a member of the Electoral Affairs Committee for the election of the fourth Chief Executive in 2014.