GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 12, 2022 - Consequent upon yesterday’s decision by the acting Chief Justice that President Irfaan Ali did not violate the Constitution when he unilaterally appointed Clifton Hicken to act as Commissioner of Police in the absence of consultations, Senior Counsel and member of Parliament Roysdale Forde says he will file an Appeal to set aside this decision.
KINGSTON, Jamaica August 6, 2022 - President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, says it is clear that the fundamental reason for so few Jamaican cases reach London has to do with the crippling expense of appealing cases to the Privy Council in London, England.
KINGSTON, July 28, 2022 - Member of Parliament for St Catherine Southern Fitz Jackson has filed a suit in the Supreme Court against the Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited (Scotiabank) in an effort to prevent banks from illegally extracting funds from their customers and the public at large.
GEORGETOWN Guyana – July 15, 2022 - Chief Justice of Guyana’s Supreme Court, Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, today placed a halt to any meaningful consultation between President Irfaan Ali and Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton, as regards the appointment of a Commissioner of police.
GEORGETOWN, July 11, 2022 - Guyana’s Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) says it welcomes the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in decriminalizing same sex intimacy in Antigua and Barbuda.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 1, 2022 - Shadow Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Mr. Roysdale A. Forde SC, and Mr. Selwyn A. Pieters, have filed a Fixed Date Application (FDA) in the High Court of Guyana against the unconstitutional action of President Irfaan Ali to appoint the Police Service Commission, and the Integrity Commission, without meaningful and substantive consultation with Leader of the Opposition as is required under 210 (1) and 232 of the constitution of Guyana.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 23, 2022 - An action has been filed in the Guyana Supreme Court, seeking to compel Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali, to appoint persons to the office of Chancellor of the Judiciary, and Chief Justice of Guyana.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: June 17, 2022 - The Opposition Peoples National Party, says it has taken note of the ruling of the Full Court of the Supreme Court in the case of Roshaine Clarke v the Attorney General, that several provisions of the Emergency Powers Regulations has breached the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in the Constitution.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 9, 2022 - After maintaining that the International Court Of Justice (ICJ) had no authority to determine the validity of the Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899, as well as the settlement of the boundary dispute between Venezuela and Guyana, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has finally appeared before the ICJ and has objected to the admissibility of Guyana’s case.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 30, 2022 - The CCJ will on May 31, hold a case management conference for consolidated matters which concern the question of whether Guyana’s Court of Appeal can hear an appeal surrounding the dismissal of the Election Petition 99 of 2020.