JLSC

Appeal Court grants Devant Maharaj leave to challenge JLSC composition at Privy Council

Devant Maharaj has been granted leave by the Court of Appeal to take his case regarding the composition of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission to the Privy Council in London.

This morning the Court of Appeal comprising Justices Gregory Smith, Charmaine Pemberton and Andre Des Vignes rejected an attempt by the Attorney General to block the grant of leave to Maharaj.

Injunction granted - High Court stops President from appointing two new judges today

High Court judge Frank Seepersad has granted an injunction stopping President Anthony Carmona from appointing two new judges today on the advice of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC).

The injunction followed a late sitting of the court that ran into this morning.

Attorneys representing a former government minister Devant Maharaj sought the last-minute injunction to stop the swearing-in of two new judges.

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