State of Trinidad and Tobago against a human rights defender, Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj

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Published by TNT Advocate in [Trinidad and Tobago] .

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  • Trinidad and Tobago.

Subjects:

  • Maharaj, Ramesh Lawrence, 1945- -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- Trinidad and Tobago.,
  • Civil rights -- Trinidad and Tobago.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby TNT Advocate Ltd.
ContributionsTNT Advocate Ltd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKGX19.4.M34 S73 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1590440M
LC Control Number91119949

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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 2. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Although the law prohibits such practices, there were some reports that police officers and prison guards sometimes mistreated individuals under arrest or in Size: KB.

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Defendant Before the Honourable Mr. Justice V. Kokaram Date of Delivery: Thursday, 11 October, Appearances: Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj S.C. leads Ms. Vijaya Maharaj instructed by Ms. Nyala Badal Attorneys at Law for the Claimants. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a parliamentary democracy governed by a prime minister and a bicameral legislature. The island of Tobago’ s House of Assembly has some administrative autonomy over local matters.

In elections. Individuals or organizations are free to file lawsuits against civil breaches of human rights in both the High Court and petty civil court. The High Court may review the decisions of lower courts, order parties to cease and desist from particular actions, compel parties to take specific actions, and award damages to aggrieved parties.

This was an appeal, by leave of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Trinidad and Tobago, by Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj against the judgment and order of the Court of Appeal (Hyatali CJ and Corbin JA, Phillips JA dissenting) given on 5th May dismissing his appeal against an order of Scott J made on 23rd July REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE Claim No.

CV Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj SC leading Kingsley Walesby and instructed by Vijaya Maharaj for the Defendant Delivered on the 12 th day of June ***** RULING ON EVIDENTIAL OBJECTIONS having obtained any license from the state and without the claimant.

Ramesh Lawrence, ‘de phony Human Rights activist,’ was an immoral crook, whose time is coming, and the next occasion ‘something hits the fan,’ like it did inhe would not be able to escape to Grenada with his wife, and kids, as was done,when his so called Islamic militant client Abu Bakr, gave him,other conniving politicians.

How can ANAND RAMLOGAN remain in CABINET,when HE is the principle LEGAL ADVISOR to GOVERNMENT?. - 'People must take matters into their OWN hands'- says Former AG R L Maharaj. Attorney General, Mr Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, stated (as recorded in Hansard): “Mr.

President, information is the oxygen of democracy. If people are unaware and do not know what is happening in Government, in the state and in their society, then they would not be able to have meaningful participation in the affairs of society.

The Government is committed to Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj book the delivery of justice in Trinidad and Tobago and these are just some of the steps that it is taking to revamp this critical public service. Related May 16 Prime Minister’s Media Conference- Saturday 16th May, As a member of the United Nations, several of these basic human rights have been enshrined within the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago.

The Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago is the supreme. PAGE 1 REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE Claim No. CV IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION FOR CONSTITUTIONAL REDRESS UNDER S OF THE CONSTITUTION BETWEEN JASON JONES Claimant AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Defendant AND THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.

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Welcome to the Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago provides an accountable court system in which timeliness and efficiency are the hallmarks, while still protecting integrity, fairness, equality and accessibility and attracting public trust and confidence.

The Human Rights Committee, established under article 28 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Meeting on 2 November Adopts the following: Decision on admissibility*** 1.

The author of the communication is Mr. Rawle Kennedy, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, awaiting execution in the State prison in Port of Spain. Article 8 states, “Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.” Even in the United Kingdom, which does not have a written constitution, a right to privacy has been found by way of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Ramesh Maharaj: PM ought to remove him Yesterday, former attorney general Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj said on the basis of the PM’s action against Ramadharsingh, the same should apply for Sharma. “An assault is when you attempt to hit someone. In re the Constitution in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Chap.

of the revised Laws of Trinidad and Tobago. In re the Guarantees of Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms Part 1 of the said Constitution. In re an application by Jaglal, Paul for redress pursuant to Section 14 of the Constitution and in particular Section 4(A), (B) and.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 5. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) is a civilian oversight body that investigates complaints about the conduct of police officers, including fatal police.

THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE Claim No: CV – A beneficiary under the will cannot seek any benefit, title, rights or interest whatever the law as set out by my sister Pemberton J reflects the present state of the law.

To vest jurisdiction in a beneficiary to bring suit on the part of a. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 6 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor A police officer may arrest a person based on a warrant issued or authorized by a magistrate, or without a warrant if the officer witnesses the commission of an alleged offense.

Port-of-Spain – Former Attorney-General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj has recommended to the government an aggressive fast-track mechanism for murder cases to be tried all the way to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, international human rights organisations and the Mercy Committee so hangings can resume.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 2 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Hearings for the six police officers charged in the July killings of Kerron Fernando Eccles, Abigail Johnson, and Alana Duncan in Barrackpore continued at year’s end.

The appellant, Sam Maharaj, brings this appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago not to award him damages in a claim made by him against the Prime Minister and the Cabinet.

That claim was made because the Cabinet had decided that Mr Maharaj should not be reappointed as a member of the Industrial Court. The. Background Notes: Trinidad and Tobago. US Department of State. [Accessed 24 Feb. ] Caribbean and Central America Report [London]. 31 March "Trinidad & Tobago: Religion & Politics: Dispute Flares Up Over Jamaat Land." _____.

3 October "Trinidad & Tobago: Coup Rumours." Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for March TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 6 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor their right to an attorney and, with few exceptions, allowed them access to an attorney once they were in.

The limited state of emergency in hot spots across Trinidad and Tobago is merely part of a larger aggressive reaction response by the government. As these measures are being deployed using both out police and military we ask all citizens to bear with the inconveniences that may arise from time to time.

Human rights in Trinidad and Tobago comprise a series of rights legally protected by the Constitution of Trinidad and ad and Tobago has ratified a number of international treaties and conventions on human rights and parts or principles of these legal texts have been integrated into the domestic laws of the country.

Human Rights Watch | Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor | New York, NY USA | t Human Rights Watch is a (C)(3) nonprofit registered in. Human Trafficking. Human trafficking is a major issue in Trinidad and Tobago.

So much so that the republic’s parliament created the Trafficking in Persons Act of Anyone found guilty of committing or is otherwise involved in human trafficking can face fines of no less than $, and imprisonment for no less than 15 years.

This Guide to Law Online Trinidad and Tobago contains a selection of Trinidadian and Tobagonian legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet.

Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics. LAWS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO L.R.O.

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION PRELIMINARY 1. The State. The Supreme Law. Interpretation. CHAPTER 1 THE RECOGNITION AND PROTECTION OF FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS PART I RIGHTS ENSHRINED 4.

Recognition and declaration of rights. News Ramesh: Cartel behaviour not illegal Newsday Saturday 2 December Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj. Operating like a cartel is not illegal, senior counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj said yesterday in defence of his clients who have been sued by the Estate Management and Business Development Co Limited (EMBD) for $ million.

At the suggestion of the Minister of Justice of El Salvador, Mr. Rub n Antonio Mej a Pe a, seconded by the Vice-Minister of Justice of Bolivia, Mr. Juan Antonio Chain Lupo, the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj was elected by acclamation as First Vice Chair.

The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian is the longest running daily newspaper in the country, marking its centenary in The paper started life as the Trinidad Guardian on Sunday 2nd September by the newly formed Trinidad Publishing Company Limited. In January and February, the Industrial Court ordered 11 companies to pay approximately TT$11, million ($ million) to 26 workers who were wrongfully dismissed.

The largest individual judgement was against the natural gas company BG Trinidad and Tobago Limited in which the employee was awarded TT$ three million ($,). “the Order-in-Council of ” means the Trinidad and Tobago (Constitution) Order-in-Council, ; “public office” has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Constitution; “the State” means the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

On the appointed day all the provisions of the former. The Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago provides an accountable court system in which timeliness and efficiency are the hallmarks, while still protecting integrity, fairness, equality and accessibility and attracting public trust and confidence.

Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj shares Rowley's concerns. the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Rights Association will file public interest litigation to force the Prime Minister to remove these persons," Maharaj said.

Suspension or Arbitrary Application of the Rule of Law and Widespread violation of Human Rights; Security. Trinidad and Tobago Human Rights.

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