Full text of the Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Bill, 2013

This is the full text of the bill, which will be debated in Parliament today—the Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Bill, 2013. The parent act, the Municipal Corporations Act, can be found online at:  Here...
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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Devant took a step in the right direction

FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) and all fishery stakeholders are celebrating and dancing in joy this week. Minister Devant Maharaj must be applauded for his courage and vision in banning the powerful and well-connected lobby of the industrial shrimp trawlers (Types III...
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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AG proposes no bail for repeat offenders

One strike and you’re out. Those intent on recommitting violent criminal and drug-related offences will not be eligible for bail. This was the recommendation the Government put forward to Opposition members at yesterday’s crime talks at the International Waterfront Centre,...
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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PM offers olive branch to all

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has extended an olive branch to all opposition groups in T&T. Speaking at yesterday’s post-Cabinet media briefing in St Clair, she said: “We will embrace every group in this country. “Through our diverse opinions and dreams we will not...
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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Moore thanks PM for opportunity

After having her appointment as Minister of Justice revoked yesterday, Tobago-born Christlyn Moore thanked Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar for having given her the opportunity to serve the country. In a statement to the media yesterday, Moore said: “Twelve months ago...
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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