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.
By the Attorney General’s Chambers and Ministry of Legal Affairs
Date- 29th of January, 2015,
The Public Service Commission and the Commissioner of Police have promoted Sergeant Lall regulation number 14526 and Constable Dulai regulation number 19028 to the rank of Inspector and Corporal, respectively. The promotion of these two ranks has resulted in much public commentary.
At Inter-faith service for Lusignan Martyrs… Attorney-General, other speakers urge peace in nation — forgiveness for perpetrators
January 28, 2015
THE Indian Arrival Committee (IAC), last Monday evening, held its annual inter-faith service, an “Evening of Remembrance”, in observance of the seventh anniversary of the Lusignan massacre.Seven years ago, eleven innocent Guyanese — five children and six adults — were slaughtered without mercy during the massacre at approximately 01:30 hours on the morning of January 26, 2008. Some were still in their beds when the bestial gunmen, armed with shotguns and AK-47s, struck. The IAC has since reached out to the survivors, families of the victims, and the community at large in an annual commemorative inter-faith programme that has since become a calendar event.
Gov’t obtains $902M in Surendra Engineering Company lawsuit
January 23, 2015 by Guyana Chronicle
GOVERNMENT, in the latter part of 2014, sued Surendra Engineering Company Limited (SECL) for over GY$100M and US$4.3 – the latter being sums that were lost in its contract with the company for the design and construction of the proposed Specialty Hospital – as well as other costs.
In a hearing before Justice Rishi Singh in the Commercial Court yesterday Government won its lawsuit.
Government was awarded all of its lawsuit’s claims with the exception of damages in excess of $100M.
President Ramotar signs Election proclamation -course of action in line with constitutional provisions – AG
January 24, 2015 by Guyana Chronicle
THE Elections Proclamation, as promised by President Donald Ramotar, was signed on Friday, is to be published in the Official Gazette, as it required by the Interpretation and General Clauses Act.Since Tuesday announcement of May 11 as the day Guyanese return to the polls for General and Regional Elections, several have posited that the proclamation has to be signed before the date was valid.
The most recent such expression was made by former Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) judge, Justice Duke Pollard, in a letters to the newspapers.
Elections and dissolution proclamation do not have to come together – AG
January 22, 2015
CONCERNS over why the dissolution of Parliament, which currently stands prorogued, have been bandied about since President Donald Ramotar’s Tuesday night announcement of May 11 as Elections Day. And Attorney General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall yesterday made it clear that the two announcements do not have to be made simultaneously.