AG; Corruption Culture Must Be Stamped Out

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

Attorney General Dale Marshall is adamant that Government will do all it can to stamp out corruption in this country. He expressed this sentiment during a recent courtesy call with British High Commissioner to Barbados, Janet Douglas. During the meeting, Mrs. Douglas disclosed that her office would soon release a publication entitled Toolkit: Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption, which she …

Attorney General Calls For CFATF Changes

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

A call has been made for changes in the way a range of issues, including money laundering and terrorist financing, are dealt with by countries across the region and internationally. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, issued the appeal today during the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Plenary at Hilton Barbados Resort. Speaking in his capacity …

AG Says Court Delays Being Addressed

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Delays in bringing accused persons to trial is receiving the attention of Government. This assurance has come from Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, who has also indicated that Government is in the process of implementing measures to tackle the situation. He made these comments on the sidelines of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force Plenary session …

Attorney General: Country’s Economy A Priority

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Government’s focus on the economy has led it to prioritizing a number of matters to the extent that some will have to be addressed a little later on. This was made clear recently by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, during a courtesy call with representative of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons within …

BDF Praised For Efforts Over The Years

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

There may be no wars to fight but the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) continues to remain relevant in today’s society. This assertion was made by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, as he addressed a Presentation of Medals ceremony at the BDF’s St. Ann’s Fort base recently. “While we may not be fighting a war in the …

Plans For New Courts; Repair Work Soon

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The Supreme Court Complex at Whitepark Road, St. Michael, should be restored and operating within the first quarter of next year. Meanwhile, plans are in the pipeline for Barbados to have a dedicated family court and two commercial courts to assist with alleviating the backlog in the justice system. Attorney General, Dale Marshall, made these announcements during the admission of …

IMF Programme May Impact Justice System

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados’ International Monetary Fund-supported programme will have implications for how the Community Legal Services Department functions going forward. This was announced today by Attorney General, Dale Marshall, as he urged 48 new attorneys to offer some of their services free of cost annually to members of the public. Speaking during the admission of the attorneys during a Special Sitting of …

China Talks Rule Of Law With Barbados

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The rule of law was a major talking point when Ambassador of the Republic of China to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, recently paid a courtesy call on Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, at his Wildey, St. Michael office. Ambassador Yan congratulated the Attorney General and the new Government on their assignment and noted that Barbados’ interest in …

BDF Structure To Be Reviewed

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The structure of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will be reviewed in the coming months to ensure that it is best placed to treat to the current and emerging threats to the island’s national security. This was announced by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs during the Barbados Defence Force’s 39th anniversary parade and sunset ceremony at St. Ann’s …

Barbados Moving Towards E-Filing System

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Come September, Barbados will be embarking on an e-filing project in an effort to reduce the amount of paper files presently in the judicial system. This was announced by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, during a recent courtesy call with Director of the JURIST Project, Gloria Richards-Johnson and Regional Project Coordinator for JURIST, John Furlonge. He …