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Rent Increases And Excess Rent

By how much can your landlord legally increase your rent? And what exactly is excess rent? Stay with us to hear the answers on today’s edition of ‘You and the Law.’

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Recovery Of Possessions

On today’s edition of You and the Law, we look at the existing legislation regarding recovery of possession under the Rent Restriction Act.

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Security Deposits

What does the Rent Restriction Act say or not say about security deposits? We tell you more this week.

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Rent Restriction Act To Be Amended

The Rent Restriction Act is to be amended to address current challenges in the rental industry and make the legislation more equitable for landlords and tenants.

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Road Traffic Act Bill Update

The Road Traffic Act of 1938 is to be repealed and replaced to make way for an updated piece of legislation.

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The Child Diversion Act

The Child Diversion Bill was recently passed in the House of Representatives with 33 amendments and sent to the Senate for approval.

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How To Obtain A Divorce In Jamaica With Children Involved

On today’s edition of You and Law, we look at how to legally obtain a divorce where children are involved. Stay with us to find out more. Glad you could join us. I’m Anjuii James-Sawyers.

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How To Obtain A Divorce In Jamaica

On today’s edition of you and Law we look at how to legally obtain a divorce. Stay with us to find out more on this week’s edition of You and the Law.

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Legal Aid

On You and the Law this week, we look at Legal Aid under the Duty Counsel System during the Pre Court State

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Silence Zones

Today, we will look at what the law says about silence zones.

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Corruption Prevention

The statutory declaration of assets, liabilities and income on an annual basis is required under law for all public sector workers. We tell you more about the legislation on today’s edition of You and the Law.

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Noise Abatement Act

Trumping sounds at decibels that cause your windows and doors to vibrate and become an annoyance are regulated under a legislation that is sometimes referred to as the night noises act.

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Vehicle Seizures

On today’s edition of ‘You and the Law,’ we explore the conditions under which a stop and-search operation is carried out and a motor vehicle is seized by the Police.

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Rights Of Detainees Under Emergency Powers Regulations

Under the ongoing State of Public Emergency in St. James the security forces are empowered to among other things, detain, search and arrest individuals suspected of contravening the Emergency Powers Act, which gives force to the security measure. However, the … Continued

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Rights of Detainees Under The State of Public Emergency

Under the State of Public Emergency in St. James declared by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness on January 18, the human rights of detainees are to be upheld in accordance with the laws of the land.

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Emergency Powers Act

A state of public emergency has been declared in St. James.

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Frosty Pod Rot Order 2017

Under Section 3 of the Plant Quarantine Act, there are guidelines to be followed as part of measures to control and eradicate the Frosty Pod Rot disease. We shed on light on the ins and outs of the law relating … Continued

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