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GUYANA | No Confidence Appeal goes to CCJ Case Management today

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad,  March 29, 2019 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will today begin the groundwork for hearing an appeal of the Guyana Court of Appeal’s decision that last year’s no-confidence motion was not validly passed by the required absolute majority of 34 votes.
  • Published in Justice

TRINIDAD | CCJ rules Guyana’s cross-dressing law unconstitutional

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, November 13, 2018 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional.
  • Published in Justice

CARICOM | Justice Adrian Saunders sworn in as new CCJ President

MONTEGO BAY , Jamaica  July 4, 2018 - The Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) newest president, Justice Adrian Saunders was sworn in today by Governor General of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Allen in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He is the first president to have been legally trained in the Caribbean.
  • Published in CARICOM

CCJ Integral to the effective functioning of CARICOM - PM Holness

MONTEGO BAY, July 4, 2018 - While not indicating when Jamaica will join the CCJ in its appellate jurisdiction, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he is of the firm belief that the Caribbean Court of Justice is integral to the effective functioning of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM.
  • Published in CARICOM

Antigua sets November 6 date for CCJ referendum

ST JOHN'S, Antigua —November 6 is the date when Antiguans and Barbudans will vote in a referendum to determine whether the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) would be the nation’s final court of appeal.
  • Published in Justice
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