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Judges split on petitions appeal

By Derek Achong
December 01, 2015 – guardian.co.tt

United National CongressThree of the country’s most senior judges have failed to come to an agreement over whether the United National Congress (UNC) has conclusive proof that its defeat in September’s general election was due to a one-hour extension in voting, in order to secure a re-election.

Delivering its judgment in the appeal brought by the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) and the People’ National Movement (PNM) at the Hall of Justice, Port-of-Spain, yesterday, the appeal panel, led by Chief Justice Ivor Archie, was split two to one, as it ruled that the UNC had met the requirements required for preliminary approval of the petitions.
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Falsely imprisoned: State to pay

July 07, 2010

PoliceDue to the “bungling, indifferent or lax” attitude of two senior police officers, the State has been ordered to pay $57,550 in damages to Maurice Koon Koon, who was falsely imprisoned due to a misunderstanding in January of 2009.
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