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Role Of JPs To Be Strengthened

As part of the ongoing justice reform initiatives as well as the changing demands of the communities within which Justices of the Peace (JPs) serve, Cabinet has given approval for the enactment of legislation to strengthen their role. This was … Continued

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Additional Space for Court of Appeal

Minister of Justice, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says the building that houses the Accountant General’s Department, downtown Kingston, has been vacated and renovations should start in a matter of weeks, which will provide additional space for the Court of Appeal. “A … Continued

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Justice Minister, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says that additional staff will be hired to serve the nation’s courts. He informed that Cabinet has signed off on 17 more posts, including 10 Crown counsels for the office of the Director of Public … Continued

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Jamaicans Urged to Know their Rights

Executive Director of the Legal Aid Council, Hugh Faulkner says persons need to become more aware of their rights provided under the Constitution and laws of Jamaica. He said the Ministry of Justice has made available legal services to communities … Continued

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Ganja Ticketing System Soon

Minister of Justice, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says a ticketing system will soon be established for persons who are accused of using more than two ounces of marijuana in Jamaica. Speaking at the launch of the National Council on Drug Abuse … Continued

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