ISH , STEVE 'CUT DOWN'
Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012
ISH , STEVE 'CUT DOWN'
PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar issued directions to Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to table last-minute amendments to bolster legislation designed to shield the State from the legal fallout of its decision to abruptly repeal Section 34 of the Administration of Justice Act
Controversial clause will be repealed retroactively—AG
The Government’s bid to correct the “oversight” of Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act includes repealing the section retroactively to the date the law was passed...
Intent of Section 34 changed
How this developed in and out of Parliament
DPP: It took me by surprise
Full text of the statement issued yesterday by Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard, SC, on the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act No 20 of 2011, as it relates to the proceedings in Piarco No 1 and Piarco No 2.
DPP: AG had law in mind on extradition appeal
I wasn't consulted
DPP speaks out on Section 34...
A QUESTION OF TRUST
AG: An oversight by entire Parliament COP: Grave concerns about the intention of the Govt DPP: I was not consulted
...Toney: Something is smelly
Congress of the People chairman Joseph Toney yesterday said the advancement of Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act by Cabinet "smells rather smelly".
Warning of pitfalls in Section 34 repeal: Law must not target any individual
Ramlogan: MPs should man-up, apologise to T&T
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan ...
US goes silent on Ish and Steve
THE UNITED STATES Government is remaining tight-lipped over steps it intends to take to seek the extradition of businessmen Steve Ferguson and Ishwar Galbaransingh who are wanted in that country on bid-rigging charges.
Clause 34 puts strain on ties with US—Dumas
Trinidad and Tobago’s relationship with the United States already has been strained by the proclamation of Section 34...
GOVERNMENT has come under attack from one of its political partners over the controversial Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act 2011.
Rowley: Why rush to proclaim law?
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday demanded Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar tell the population why Cabinet rushed to proclaim Section 34...
Rowley on controversial Section 34: $2m payback to UNC financiers
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley suggested yesterday the proclamation of Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act 2011 was a possible $2 million payback for two businessmen who were once UNC financiers.
Imbert talks of champagne drinking
A high-ranking Government official was drinking champagne in Tobago last weekend with an accused person who stood to benefit from Section 34 of the Indictable Offences Act, Opposition MP Colm Imbert has claimed.
Government scares London
TOBAGO HOUSE of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London yesterday said he is “very concerned” about the state of governance...in relation to the controversy which erupted on Tuesday over Section 34...
Ish, Steve fight for freedom
More head to High Court to have matters dismissed
...at least three more individuals went to the High Court to have a judge dismiss their matters on the ground of delay.
Breaking News - COP - A Contempt of Parliament
Hours before the emergency convening of Parliament this afternoon, Government coalition partner, the Congress of the People (COP), has issued a statement expressing alarm over the proclamation of Section 34...
Breaking News - Gaspard Breaks Silence
Director of Public Prosecutions senior counsel Roger Gaspard
today issued a statement on the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act 2011...
Breaking News - JCC says - The Prime Minister Must Speak
The Joint Consultative Council for the Construction Industry (JCC) has called on Prime Minister:
Howai: No new taxes
Minister aims at ending Clico matter by year’s end
October 1 is budget day
The 2012-2013 budget will be presented in Parliament on Monday, October 1, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said in a brief announcement during yesterday’s House of Representatives sitting.
Budget is October 1
Howai works out final Budget numbers
...Finance Minister Larry Howai still preparing the document which will guide Government's spending over the 2012 - 2013 fiscal year.
Council of Prosecutors may ease DPP's 'backlog'
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has expressed some valid concerns about the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) 2011 Act that was recently proclaimed in relation to a matter that has been going on for a long time.
Collin to write PCA
FIRED Minister in the National Security Ministry Collin Partap says he intends to write to the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) over cellular phone pictures taken of him inside the Belmont Police Station while he was submitting to a breathalyser test.
16 companies sign HIV/AIDS MOU
... commitment to addressing HIV/AIDS in the workplace by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the National HIV/AIDS Workplace Advocacy and Sustainability Centre (HASC) of the Labour Ministry.
Bridget Brereton: Putting down the cross?
Winford James: COP in, COP out
John Spence: DOMA and governance
Make military effective
Calm in Laventille
FORTY soldiers and 45 police officers will call parts of Laventille their base of operations for the foreseeable future as they have been deployed by their respective heads...
Autopsies carried out...finally
AFTER two days of frustration and anger, there was a collective sigh of relief yesterday from many relatives of deceased persons as autopsies were done at the Forensic Science Centre in St James by pathologist Dr Hughvon Des Vignes.
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