House Speaker Brdigid Annisette-George and Finance Minister Colm Imbert have agreed to serve as defendants in former United National Congress (UNC) senator Wayne Sturge’s lawsuit over delays in calling a meeting of Joint Select Committee (JSC) on Energy Affairs.
The late retired chief justice Clinton Bernard will be laid to rest tomorrow following an official funeral service in his honour.
A statement yesterday from the Ministry of Foreign and Caricom Affairs said funeral will take place at the Church of the Assumption, 70-72 Long Circular Road, Maraval, from 9.30 am.
A former death row inmate has been awarded over $200,000 in compensation after being beaten by a group of prison officers in 2013.
Delivering an oral judgement at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, yesterday morning, High Court Judge Kevin Ramcharan upheld the assault and battery lawsuit brought by Darryl Bissoon.
Yesterday, the Law Association issued a statement paying tribute to the late retired chief justice Clinton Bernard who died on October 26, after ailing for some time.
Following is the statement.
Labourer Clint John, who is accused of throwing an explosive device in the used car-lot managed by Rachael Sukhdeo, has been denied bail under the Bail Amendment Act.
The Court of Appeal has refused to reverse the suspension of a recent judgment, which struck down a law, that gave prospective lawyers from T&T, who completed their post-graduate qualifications in the United Kingdom, a short-cut into the legal profession over CARICOM nationals.
A man has been freed of kidnapping a businesswoman from Maraval and holding her hostage for over a week in 2008.
A teacher who was forced to take the Ministry of Education to court for failing to recognise her University of the West Indies’ Bachelor in Education degree which she had pursued based on the ministry’s recommendation has won her matter.
The United National Congress has withdrawn an application for an injunction of the sale of the Petrotrin refinery.
Former UNC senator Wayne Sturge was seeking an injunction compelling Finance Minister Colm Imbert to call a meeting of the Joint Select Committee (JSC) of Parliament on Energy.
The injunction sought to block the sale of the refinery as there was no JSC to scrutinise the deal.
However, Imbert's attorney Martin Daly informed the court that the meeting of JSC on Energy will be held next Wednesday.
- Derek Achong