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Guyana abolishes preliminary inquiries, moves to paper committals

Guyana’s criminal justice system is poised for greater efficiency with the passage of the Criminal Law Procedure (Paper Committal) Bill 2024, which abolishes preliminary inquiries. The bill was given the green light on Monday as the National Assembly got underway at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC), Liliendaal, reported government’s Department of Public Information. It provides for the implementation of paper ...

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