To ensure that proper legal services are provided to the Government; to provide statutory services to the public relating to the public trust and bankruptcy matters; and to register titles, mortgages, companies, societies and other bodies as well as other documents, as required by the law.
AG wants US probe of alleged email leak to Glenn Lall
September 30, 2014 By GuyanaTimes
Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall
By Michael Younge
Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall says he welcomes a decision by the Kaieteur News to share the alleged emails, supposedly sent to him by Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Commissioner-General Khurshid Sattaur, with the diplomatic community and more specifically, the local United States Embassy.
Over the last few days, the Kaieteur News’s Publisher Glenn Lall alleged that the Government was plotting to shut down his newspaper operations because of its continuous reporting on corruption and the misuse of State resources. The newspaper made these allegations after the GRA began probing an incident, which saw the abuse and misuse of Government’s Remigrant Scheme Project to avoid paying over $100 million in taxes on the importation of two luxury Lexus vehicles.
Guyana reviewing options with other SECL contracts
September 12, 2014 by Guyana Chronicle
– according to AG Nandlall
HEAD of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) Dr. Roger Luncheon, on Wednesday, indicated that Surendra Engineering Company Limited (SECL), which has another contract in Guyana, will be blacklisted.And Attorney-General (AG), Anil Nandlall, disclosed that the company’s other local engagements is not something to which the current Administration is oblivious, more so given SECL’s failures with the US$18.1M contract for the design and construction of the Specialty Hospital.
Gov’t committed to delivering Specialty Hospital – AG – as legal recourse being pursued against SECL – contractor ‘failed abysmally’
September 11, 2014 by Guyana Chronicle
GOVERNMENT is moving towards legal recourse following the termination of the contract with Surendra Engineering Company Limited (SECL) for the design and construction of the Specialty Hospital.
Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr. Anil Nandlall told a news conference yesterday that the contractor, SECL, has “failed abysmally” and as such the Government has decided to take remedial actions.
“Both at the level of technical deficiencies as well as at the level of failing to provide fundamental requirements of the contract, this contractor has abysmally failed. Therefore the Government of Guyana has decided to take remedial actions,” Nandlall told reporters.
All systems in place for top 25 UG law students’ entry to UWI – Nandlall
September 11, 2014 By GuyanaTimes
Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall and a delegation recently met officials of the Council of Legal Education where discussions were held on the way forward for the top 25 University of Guyana law students.
According to a Government Information Agency (GINA) statement, the Attorney General was accompanied to the meeting by Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Jacob Opadeyi; Head of the Department of Law, the President of the Bar Association, as well as an executive of the Bar Association.
AG questions role and impartiality of Privileges Committee
July 21, 2014
–says it is a ‘constitutional incest’
THE motion by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Member of Parliament (MP), Carl Greenidge, to have the Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh, appear before the Parliamentary Privileges Committee has raised questions over the role and impartiality of the Committee.