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Antiguans to determine fate of Privy Council on Tuesday

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, November 5, 2018 - Antigua and Barbudans will go to the polls tomorrow, to decide whether the country will join Barbados, Belize, Dominica and Guyana in making the Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice, (CCJ) the island’s final court of appeal.
  • Published in Justice

Grenadians vote “NO” to CCJ and other bills

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Nov 24, CMC – Grenadians Thursday voted overwhelmingly to reject seven pieces of legislation that would have reformed the Constitution the island received when it attained political independence from Britain 42 years ago.
  • Published in Politics

Bahamas Foreign Minister urges Parliament to appeal to Privy Council

NASSAU, Bahamas, Aug 5, CMC – Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell is urging Parliament to approach the “Privy Council with dispatch” the appeal regarding the ruling by a High Court judge that a legislator had breached the constitutional rights of the environmental advocacy group, Save The Bays (STB), by disclosing private emails in Parliament.

CCJ Debate opens in Jamaica's Senate

The question of a Jamaica adopting the Caribbean Justice (CCJ) as its final court of appeal, was the theme on day one of the Senate Debate on the three bills seeking to sever ties with the UK based Privy Council and accede to the appellate division of the CCJ.

Senate to Debate CCJ Bills on October 16 says Nicholson

The Senate, will on October 16, commence debate on the three Bills, which seek  to install the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as Jamaica’s final appellate court, and delink the country from the Judicial Committee of the United Kingdom (UK) Privy Council.
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