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THA’s power tested

By Elizabeth Williams & Kinnesha George Story Created: Jan 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM ECTStory Updated: Jan 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM ECT  COURT action is underway between the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and the Attorney General and the State of Trinidad and Tobago over supremacy and control over the running of affairs in Tobago. The issue relates to the National Reforestation and Watershed Rehabilitation Programme (NRWRP). The THA is suing the Attorney General and the State of Trinidad and Tobago on a Construction Summons for the High Court to determine the interpretation and effect of the THA Act 1996. The case began...

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PSC: Police reports must be on time

Story Created: Jan 9, 2014 at 9:38 PM ECT Story Updated: Jan 10, 2014 at 10:53 PM ECT  THE Police Service Commission (PSC) chaired by Prof Ramesh Deosaran yesterday warned acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams that delays of reports would no longer be tolerated. Deosaran yesterday explained that the PSC requires specific reports from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) to effectively fulfill its mandate of appraising the Police Commissioner and the three deputies. These required reports have however not been given on time. Deosaran yesterday told of a situation of a report that was due to the PSC in June last year but...

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Williams gets warning

By JULIEN NEAVES Friday, January 10 2014 THE POLICE Service Commission (PSC) has reprimanded Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams that his tardiness in submitting reports to them will no longer be tolerated and will affect his appraisal as his tenure finishes at the end of this month. “We have complained to him repeatedly. This morning we increased the seriousness of our concerns to suggest that it would implicate the appraisal that we are empowered to exercise. So that is how far we have reached,” said PSC chairman Professor Ramesh Deosaran. He was speaking at a media briefing following a meeting between Williams...

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New Police Commission’s first priority – appoint COP and Deputy

By JULIEN NEAVES Saturday, November 30 2013 Inquiring into the status of the recruitment process for the Commissioner of Police and his Deputy, and changing the process for their appointment is the immediate priority of a now fully constituted Police Service Commission (PSC). PSC Chairman Professor Ramesh Deosaran yesterday told Newsday following the swearing in of two returning members and two new ones that, “we want an update, very early, from the Director of Personnel Administration (Gloria Edwards-Joseph) as to how far the process has reached. The commission, he said “cannot do anything until it gets a short-list from the advertising firm on...

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COTT: Pay up, or else

By JADA LOUTOO Wednesday, August 29 2012 TOMORROW night’s “House of Marley” concert may come crashing down if the show’s promoters do not pay, by midday today, the mandatory performance royalty fees to the Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago. Attorney Martin George, representing the Copyright Organisation, said at a media conference yesterday, the promoters of the show — TriStar Promotions, or its named representative, Roy Maharaj — are required to pay the estimated $200,000 licence fee today, or his client will approach the courts for an injunction to stop the event. The Marley brothers — Damian, Julian, Stephen, and Kymani — are...

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PNM abstains from PSC voting

PP sticks with disputed picks Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Gail Alexander Parliament last night approved the notification for nominees Raomar Achat-Saney and Dr James Armstrong to be appointed to the Police Service Commission (PSC), despite position People’s National Movement (PNM) concerns about their suitability and calls for Government to withdraw the two nominees. Division of opinion arose between Government and Opposition in yesterday’s Lower House debate on a motion to approve Achat-Saney and Armstrong, who were nominated by President Anthony Carmona along with Martin George and Addison Khan. George and Khan were first appointed to the PSC in 2010. The motion was the first order...

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Women Freed

By Elizabeth Williams Story Created: Sep 7, 2013 at 11:11 PM ECT Story Updated: Sep 7, 2013 at 11:11 PM ECT  Two sisters of Parlatuvier Tobago who had been charged with stealing hundreds of grocery items from a Supermarket in Plymouth Tobago were on Tuesday freed by Senior Magistrate Nanette Forde John in the Scarborough Magistrates Court. The sisters were represented by Attorneys Carol Ann Bernard and Martin George. The two sisters Linda Daniel and Uris Daniel who are both in their fifties were charged with receiving the stolen goods comprising carloads of groceries ranging from condensed milk to, eggs, butter, sugar, sausages, rice,...

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