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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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Tobago sanitation worker gets back job

A sanitation worker from Tobago got back his job at the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) after a High Court judge ordered his reinstatement. On Thursday, Justice Margaret Mohammed ordered the TRHA to reinstate Malaku Kent, of Scarborough, in his former position of sanitation and maintenance worker, starting next Tuesday. She also ordered the authority to pay the costs of his judicial review claim. Kent, of Gardenside Street, joined the TRHA in 2012. He went on vacation in 2019, but was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine on January 18. He was remanded in prison for four months and pleaded guilty on...

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George: Make Tobago a safe zone against criminal activities

The Tobago Business Chamber has expressed its concern over the rising levels of crime and criminality that the country has been witnessing. However according to its’ Chairman Martin George, while the chamber understands the constraints the police service may have to operate under, they’re calling on the authorities to make an extra effort: “We call upon the Commissioner of Police to at least make a start by creating a completely safe zone in Tobago” He said this should be done by ensuring that the borders of Tobago are “secured, safe and free from the importation of illegal guns and drugs.” He said...

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