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Daly, George question PM’s comments on AG

PROMINENT attorneys Martin Daly, SC, and Martin George have both questioned statements by the Prime Minister on Attorney General Reginald Armour, SC, recusing himself in the Piarco Airport corruption case. Addressing a news conference at Piarco International Airport on Saturday, Dr Rowley said the issue of disqualification of Armour in that matter never arose since Armour had recused himself. On May 2, a US judge automatically disqualified Armour and the law firm Sequor Law from the case on the grounds of an apparent conflict of interest as Armour was both chief prosecutor and a former defence attorney. Rowley said the matter being debated...

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Ex-Tobago chamber head: ‘This is an ambitious budget’

FORMER chairman of the Tobago Chamber of Industry & Commerce, Demi John Cruickshank, has described the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) budget presentation for fiscal 2022-2023 as “ambitious.” On Thursday, the assembly through Chief Secretary Farley Augustine requested an allocation of $3.97 billion from central government to manage the island’s affairs for the next fiscal year. This sum is reflective of 6.9 per cent of the national budget which Augustine anticipated to be $57.4 billion. The 6.9 per cent slice of the national budget pie is the maximum amount set for Tobago's annual budget as recommended by the Dispute Resolution Committee. The minimum...

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MARTIN GEORGE ON CCJ AS FINAL APPEAL COURT

The debate on whether the Caribbean Court of Justice should become the final court of appeal for this country continues. Attorney at Law Martin George is of the view that now is not the time to make such a move and believes public trust is an aspect that must be garnered first. Alicia Boucher has the details from Morning Edition. To view full story visit https://www.tv6tnt.com/news/7pmnews/martin-george-on-ccj-as-final-appeal-court/article_562d6250-e1b8-11ec-ad52-e3e1b1767335.html?utm_campaign=blox&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social ...

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Attorneys cite political interference, wrong timing
AG wants CCJ as T&T’s final court…

Lack of political maturity and this is not the right time were the sentiments expressed yesterday by two attorneys on whether Trinidad and Tobago should depart from the Privy Council and make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) this country’s ­final court of appeal. T&T should approach this with caution, says attorney Martin George. It is not that this country should never accept the CCJ as its final appellate court, but George said in his opinion, the time is not right. This is because, the attorney said, we are still in a scenario where members of the public may believe “there is still...

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