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OPINION: Amendments to the Representation of the People Act, the good, the bad, and the ugly

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 November 2021, 16:15 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall The proposed draft amendments to the Representation of the People Act, all six thousand, five hundred and more words, have strong pluses, some glaring minuses.  The priorities rightly target fraud and attempts at fraud, but only partially and selectively, I believe.  I think that some areas ...

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Caribbean Court signal’s displeasure with Guyana DPP’s powers to direct magistrates to recommit accused persons

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 November 2021, 14:22 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Thursday frowned heavily on what they regard as the power of Guyana’s Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to direct a court to recommit an accused person for fresh proceedings. “Whether the DPP is pr is not a member of the executive, to ...

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Murder accused Marcus Bisram asks CCJ to declare law on DPP’s role unconstitutional

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 November 2021, 11:44 by Denis Chabrol Murder accused United States-based Guyanese, Marcus Bisram on Thursday asked the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to declare as unconstitutional a section of the Criminal Law Offences Act that allows the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to direct a magistrate to recommit a person to a retrial even if ...

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PNCR’s Central Executive overturns Granger’s suspension of Vanessa Kissoon

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 November 2021, 0:25 by Denis Chabrol After languishing seven years in the political wilderness due to a disagreement with then People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) General Secretary Oscar Clarke, Ms. Vanessa Kissoon’s suspension from her party was Wednesday lifted paving the way for her return to frontline politics. Ms. Kissoon could not be immediately contacted, ...

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