Changes To Court System From Next Week

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Members of the public are advised that the Registration Department and Supreme Court will remain closed for the remainder of this week, and reopen next week at new temporary locations. This is to facilitate a general cleaning of the Supreme Court Complex on White Park Road, St. Michael, following environmental concerns raised by staff at the institution. Registrar of the …

Changes To Doing Business At Court Complex

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Birth, marriage, death and cause of death certificates due to be collected on April 11, 12, 13, and 16, will be available on Monday, April 16, from the Registration Department in the Supreme Court Complex, between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, has advised that only urgent applications will be processed going forward. This …

Registration Department Remains Closed

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The Registration Department at the Supreme Court Complex will be closed for the remainder of this week to facilitate the investigation of environmental issues, which forced staff off the job earlier today. This was revealed by Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne following a lengthy meeting at the Supreme Complex, which involved Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson, Attorney General …

Procedure For Refund Or Roll-Over Of Excess Fees

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Persons seeking a refund or to roll-over the excess registration fees paid in 2017 are advised that they would have to produce an original receipt of payment, along with their Barbados identification card, or driver’s licence. Refunds will be dealt with in the Accounts Department of the Registration Department, while a Queries Desk will be set-up to handle all requests …

Tributes For Late Registrar Marva Clarke

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Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson, has extended sympathies on behalf of the judiciary to the family of former Registrar of the Supreme Court, Marva Clarke, who passed away on November 10. Ms. Clarke was described as a civil servant who gave “long and untiring service to the public service of Barbados as a Magistrate, Deputy Solicitor-General and in her final …

Late Opening Of Courts Nov. 24

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Members of the public are advised that all courts will open at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24. Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, has indicated that this is to facilitate a Special Sitting of the Courts to pay tribute to the former Governor-General, the late Sir Clifford Husbands. Any inconvenience caused by this late opening is regretted. julia.rawlins-bentham@barbados.gov.bb  …

Recycling Project Launched At Ann Hill

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The Ann Hill School has joined the recycling drive in Barbados. This comes after it was selected as the pilot school for the launch of the Bright Spot project hosted by the Caribbean Leadership Development Network (CLDN) Barbados Chapter. Speaking during the launch yesterday, Registrar of the Supreme Court and alumni of the Network, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, said such initiatives were …

All On Stream For Civic Centre

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Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite (second from left) and officials touring the civic centre being constructed in Cane Garden, St. Thomas today. (C.Pitt/BGIS) If all goes well, the Civic Centre being constructed in Cane Garden, St. Thomas, should be completed by the end of September this year. That is according to Director of the National Insurance …

Security Measures At The Court

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New security measures have been implemented at all Magistrates’ Courts across the island with immediate effect. In making this announcement, Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne has advised that under the new rules, only persons with legitimate business will be allowed onto the Courts’ premises. Security personnel will reserve the right to deny entry to any person seeking to …