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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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Business and Other Documents

Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2018/Part F Evidence/Section F17 Exceptions to the Rule against Hearsay (Excluding Confessions)/HEARSAY EXCEPTIONS: (1) HEARSAY ADMISSIBLE BY AGREEMENT, UNAVAILABLE WITNESSES AND BUSINESS DOCUMENTS/Business and Other Documents   Business and Other Documents   F17.25   Criminal Justice Act 2003, s. 117 (1)     In criminal proceedings a statement contained in a document is admissible as evidence of any matter stated if-- (a)     oral evidence given in the proceedings would be admissible as evidence of that matter, (b)     the requirements of subsection (2) are satisfied, and (c)     the requirements of subsection (5) are satisfied, in a case where subsection (4) requires them...

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Statement by Martin George Chairman of the Tobago BUSINESS CHAMBER

Statement by Martin George Chairman of the Tobago BUSINESS CHAMBER, on the cancellations of Tobago Jazz and Tobago Cruise ship arrivals and the effect on Tobago businesses. [audio ogg="https://martingeorge.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/WhatsApp-Audio-2020-03-13-at-2.40.21-PM.ogg"][/audio]...

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Judge warns of crisis in health sector because of Nursing Council impasse

  A HIGH COURT judge has warned that the health care sector could find itself in crisis mode if decisions taken by the Nursing Council between April to early October 2019 are not ratified. Justice Frank Seepersad has also urged that elections for the council’s executive be held as a matter of urgency.” In a decision on Monday, Seepersad voided all the decisions made by the council from April 19 to early October 2019, saying they were invalid since the council did not have the power to hold over in office after the expiration of its term. The council’s three-year term ended on April...

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Nursing Council decisions declared invalid

Derek Achong All de­ci­sions made by the Nurs­ing Coun­cil of T&T since the end its mem­bers’ term last April have been in­val­i­dat­ed. This was the out­come of a law­suit over the man­age­ment of the or­gan­i­sa­tion, brought by for­mer pres­i­dent David Mur­phy af­ter he was oust­ed in Au­gust, last year. In a 22-page judge­ment de­liv­ered at the Hall of Jus­tice in Port-of-Spain yes­ter­day morn­ing, High Court Judge Frank Seep­er­sad ruled that there was no pro­vi­sion un­der the Nurs­ing Per­son­nel Act, which es­tab­lished the coun­cil and dic­tates func­tions to ex­tend the pow­ers of its mem­bers past their three-year term.  As a re­sult, Seep­er­sad ruled that any...

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