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Article Five – Legal Topic – The Offence of Harassment

By Sara Martinez [pdf-embedder url="https://martingeorge.net/v2/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Article-Five-LEGAL-TOPIC-THE-OFFENCE-OF-HARASSMENT.pdf" title="Article Five – LEGAL TOPIC – THE OFFENCE OF HARASSMENT"] © 2020 MARTIN ANTHONY GEORGE & CO (To view the next page, click on the bottom left corner of the article above.)...

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By Sarah Lawrence [pdf-embedder url="https://martingeorge.net/v2/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Article-Four-LEGAL-TOPIC-THE-TORT-OF-NEGLIGENCE.pdf" title="Article Four – LEGAL TOPIC – THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE"] © 2020 MARTIN ANTHONY GEORGE & CO (To view the next page, click on the bottom left corner of the article above.)...

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Article 3 – Legal Topic – Initial Stages of a Divorce in Trinidad and Tobago

By Janelle Ramsaroop LEGAL TOPIC: INITIAL STAGES OF A DIVORCE IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO By: Janelle Ramsaroop Attorney-at-Law Martin George and Co. Attorneys-at-Law  WHAT IS A DIVORCE? A divorce is essentially the dissolution of a marriage whereby all legal rights between a husband and a wife have been extinguished completely.  HOW ARE DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS COMMENCED? Divorce proceedings are initiated by way of a document known as a “Petition for Divorce” whereby the party wishing to initiate the divorce proceedings is known as the “Petitioner” and the other party is known as the “Respondent”. Divorce proceedings are initiated in the Family Court of Trinidad or the Family Court...

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Article Two – Legal Topic- Judicial Review

By Keshavi Khoorban LEGAL TOPIC: JUDICIAL REVIEW By: Keshavi Khoorban Attorney-at-Law Martin George and Co. Attorneys-at-Law INTRODUCTION The High Court has historically exercised a supervisory jurisdiction over the proceedings of inferior Courts, tribunals, public bodies, public authorities or persons acting in the exercise of a public duty or function in accordance with any law, by the procedure known as Judicial Review. Judicial Review is the procedure whereby the High Court reviews the decision-making processes of these public bodies to determine whether these bodies acted in accordance with the law when making its decisions. By this procedure the High Court can control the sometimes unfettered actions of decision-makers. In...

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Article One- Legal Topic- Defamation & Social Media

  LEGAL TOPIC: DEFAMATION & SOCIAL MEDIA By: Sherisse Walker Attorney-at-LawMartin George and Co. Attorneys-at-Law A) INTRODUCTION The tort of Defamation continues to be an evolving one not only within the jurisdiction of Trinidad and Tobago but also throughout the world; owing to the explosion of the use of social media, which, has now become the breeding ground for the publication of disparaging and defamatory content. However, notwithstanding the above, it appears as though our legislation continues to be ill-equipped to deal with such issues which arise for determination; and so, in the absence of such legislation, heavy reliance has been placed on our...

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Man wrongfully arrested 3 times for child support

A TOBAGO man has initiated legal action against the State for wrongful arrest, false imprisonment and breach of his rights. The man was arrested three times by police on alleged outstanding maintenance orders when there were none against him. Attorneys Martin George and Janelle Ramsaroop on Wednesday issued a pre-action protocol letter to the Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on behalf of Curtis Carrington. Carrington is the father of one child who turned 21 in March. The periods for which it is alleged he owed were long after his child turned 18. The letter said around 2011, his ex-wife took him to court for maintenance...

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Subramaniam v Public Prosecutor 

Subramaniam v Public Prosecutor   [1956] 1 WLR 965, 100 Sol Jo 566 Court: PC Judgment Date: 09/07/1956 Catchwords & Digest COMMONWEALTH - CONSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENTS OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH - PARTICULAR MEMBERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH - AUSTRALIA - STATE LEGISLATURE - STATE TRANSPORT CO-ORDINATION (BARRING OF CLAIMS AND REMEDIES) ACT (NSW)           In Hughes and Vale Pty Ltd v State of NSW [1955] AC 241, the Judicial Committee held that the provisions of State Transport (Co-ordination) Act 1931-1951, of New South Wales (the principal Act) requiring application to be made for a licence and all provisions consequential thereon in so far as they purported to apply...

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R_v_O & Connor_(Damien)_(2010)

Judgments CA, CRIMINAL DIVISION Neutral Citation Number: [2010] EWCA Crim 2287 No: 200801633/B3‑200901502/B3  IN THE COURT OF APPEAL CRIMINAL DIVISION  Royal Courts of Justice Strand London, WC2A 2LL  Tuesday, 22nd June 2010 B e f o r e: LORD JUSTICE HOOPER MR JUSTICE GROSS  HIS HONOUR JUDGE MOSS QC  (Sitting as a Judge of the CACD)   R E G I N A  v  DAMIEN O'CONNOR Computer Aided Transcript of the Stenograph Notes of   WordWave International Limited A Merrill Communications Company  165 Fleet Street  London EC4A 2DY Tel No: 020 7404 1400 Fax No: 020 7831 8838 (Official Shorthand Writers to the Court)   Mr S Csoka appeared on behalf of the Appellant   Mr B Cummings QC appeared on behalf of the Crown     J U D...

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Motor Depot Ltd and Wilkinson v. Kingston upon Hull City Council

Justice of the Peace Law Reports/2013/Motor Depot Ltd and Wilkinson v. Kingston upon Hull City Council - (2013) 177 JP 41   (2013) 177 JP 41   Motor Depot Ltd and Wilkinson v. Kingston upon Hull City Council [2012] EWHC 3257 (Admin) Queen's Bench Division (Elias LJ and Singh J) October 23, 2012 Trading law -- whether content of business record admissible if not produced -- Criminal Justice Act 2003, s.117 -- deception as to manner in which price determined -- whether misleading impression in commercial practice can be corrected by other information -- Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, regs.9 and 5(4)(g) -- whether each web page...

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