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Committee defends public education programme

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mar 29, CMC – The chairman of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC), Dr Clarence Henry, has dismissed suggestions that the public education programme being conducted here ahead of the referendum on the future of the island’s final court is biased towards the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Earlier this month, Antigua and Barbuda launched the public education …

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Justin Simon QC Provides Synopsis of APUA vs APC Matter at the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

On Monday and Tuesday the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council consisting of Lords Neuberger; Mance; Sumption; Carnwath and Toulson heard submissions from the Parties on the appeal filed by Antigua Power Company Ltd. (APC).  On Monday, the Court announced that they had come to the view that there was an agreement between APC and APUA. In short they decided …

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Youth Urged to Be Part of the Process

Young people in Antigua and Barbuda are being encouraged to get involved and to follow the events planned as part of the public education and sensitization campaign on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and the Privy Council. The National Coordinating Committee (NCC) which has planned and is responsible for implementing the campaign, is mounting a Youth Forum specifically targeting …

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Launch of Public Education on the CCJ (Prime Minister’s Speech)

March 10th, 2016 Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams; President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, the Hon. Justice Dennis Byron; Acting High Court Judge, the Hon. Justice Pearletta Lanns; Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Baldwin Spencer; Moderator and Attorney General, the Hon. Steadroy Benjamin; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sir Gerald Watts; Members of both Houses of Parliament, …

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NCC Chairman wants debate on CCJ to be non partisan

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, March 3rd, CMC – The chairman of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and the Privy Council public education campaign, Ambassador Dr. Clarence Henry, is appealing for public discussions on the issue void of partisan politics. Henry said he attended a panel discussion organised by the Antigua and Barbuda Workers Union …

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Press Statement – Start of CCJ Public Education Antigua and Barbuda

Efforts are underway to commence the Public Education Campaign on whether Antigua and Barbuda should replace the London Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the country’s final appellate court. Chairman of the organizing committee Ambassador Dr. Clarence Henry said that in order to properly and professionally execute the public sensitization programme a decision was taken to …

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