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  • Photo of CCJ welcomes Dominica to appellate jurisdiction

    CCJ welcomes Dominica to appellate jurisdiction

    On behalf of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), The Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, President of the CCJ, welcomed the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Court’s Appellate Jurisdiction at the official ceremony to celebrate the move by the Eastern Caribbean state. The Court President, Judges and the Registrar travelled to Dominica to attend the event, which was hosted at the State House Conference…

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  • Photo of Dominica’s CCJ Accession Ceremony Today

    Dominica’s CCJ Accession Ceremony Today

    President of the Caribbean Court of Justice Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron and other Judges of the Court will attend the ceremony to mark the accession of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Appellate Jurisdiction of the CCJ today, Friday 6 March 2015. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will also attend the Ceremony which will be held at the Dominica…

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  • Dominica accedes to CCJ Appellate jurisdiction tomorrow; event to be live-streamed

    Roseau, Dominica -The ceremony to mark Dominica’s accession to the appellate jurisdiction of theCaribbean Court of Justiceis set for Friday, March 6, 2015. The ceremony will begin from 10:00am and will be held at the State House Conference Centre. President of Dominica H.E. Charles A Savarin, Prime Minister the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice the Right…

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  • Photo of Belize Court of Appeal President visits CCJ

    Belize Court of Appeal President visits CCJ

    The Honourable Sir Manuel Sosa, President of the Court of Appeal of Belize and former Chief Justice of Belize, visited Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 23-26 February 2015, as a guest of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The visit was as a result of an invitation extended by the President of the CCJ, the Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, in order to facilitate…

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  • Photo of Dominica Adopts CCJ as Court of Final Appeal

    Dominica Adopts CCJ as Court of Final Appeal

    RUSSEAU – The government of Dominica announced Tuesday that the Caribbean Court of Justice, or CCJ, will become the country’s court of final appeal starting this month. “Certainly, as we indicated last year, this is an historic opportunity for Dominica. It would mean allowing more ordinary citizens to have greater access to the judiciary system,” Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said…

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  • Grenada pilot project to improve court administration to be launched

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) through the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) is embarking on a delay and backlog reduction pilot project for the Supreme Court of Grenada. The pilot project commences in Grenada during the week of February 2, 2015 and is an activity under the JURIST…

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  • St. Lucia’s Prime Minister congratulates CCJ on Ten

    St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony congratulates the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on its tenth anniversary and speaks of his country’s plans for accessing the Court’s appellate jurisdiction. The CCJ was inaugurated on 16 April, 2005 in Trinidad and Tobago where it is headquartered. Its central role is providing legal certainty to the operations of the CARICOM Single Market and…

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  • Jamaica to decide on CCJ membership in April

    CANANEWS  – The Jamaica Parliament will decide on April 28 whether or not Jamaica should join the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Appeal as its final court replacing the London-based Privy Council. Government has tabled three bills, namely an act to make provision for the implementation of the agreement establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice and for connected matters.; An act…

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  • Happening now: UWI symposium on regionalism, indigenous jurisprudence

    CCJ Symposium programme The Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, in collaboration with the High Commission of Canada, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, the International Labour Organization, the Organization of American States, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations Development Programme, is hosting a symposium on Wednesday afternoon entitled ‘Advancing the Case for Regionalism and Indigenous Jurisprudence:…

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  • Jamaica to decide on CCJ membership in April

    CANANEWS  – The Jamaica Parliament will decide on April 28 whether or not Jamaica should join the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Appeal as its final court replacing the London-based Privy Council. Government has tabled three bills, namely an act to make provision for the implementation of the agreement establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice and for connected matters.; An act…

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