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Friday, April 23, 2021

House approves three bills to strengthen judicial process

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Three Bills, aimed at strengthening the judicial process in St. Kitts and Nevis, were approved by the Federal Parliament and...

High Court Registrar’s office in Nevis to close temporarily Sept. 4

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The following is a notice from the Registry of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court St. Kitts and Nevis (Nevis Circuit) A....

Court of Appeal decides in George v Senior Magistrate and DPP...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of Wingrove George, the former Supervisor of Elections. Wingrove George was charged with...

Attorney-General Endorses First Legal Step in Updating Drugs Act

The Honourable Vincent Byron Jr., Attorney-General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs, endorsed the first legal step in updating the Drugs (Prevention and Abatement...

Efforts to decriminalize and regulate marijuana use move forward

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris will introduce legislative amendments Tuesday to advance the efforts of the administration to decriminalize and regulate marijuana...

Planned Mediation Centre to Promote Peaceful Resolutions in Justice System

A mediation centre dedicated to promoting peaceful resolutions are part of a planned expansion of legal services with the construction of a new annex...

Law enforcement displacement, ferry allowance increases approved

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Law enforcement officers providing inter-island service to the Federation will this month see a 40 percent increase in their displacement...

Bass Loses to Candy

Anne Bass has lost her long drawn-out case against the Caribbean Development Corp. to prevent it from constructing a 4.4 acre resort and residential...

Documentation for travelling with frozen fish from SKN, part of EU...

By Staff Writer Federation citizens or visitors flying with frozen fish need to have a document clearing the catch to travel under the Fisheries...

Legal Aid Centre Now Operational

By Trisha La Place The Observer Legal Aid and Advice Centre is now in full operation, said acting director of the ...

Planning Law

Planning Law By Paul Lawrence Planning Law is practised throughout the whole world in order to ensure that the development and various forms of...

The Law And You: Perjury And False Declarations

Last week, we dealt with aiders, abettors, suborners and false statements with reference to marriage, births and deaths, which are all offences that...

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