Magistrate Court Matters For February 25 Have Been Rescheduled

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 12:30pm

The Magistrate’s Court is informing the public that all court matters scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 will be heard before the Court on Thursday, February 26 at the John's Hole location. 

Persons who are scheduled to attend court on Wednesday February 25 are still required to present themselves before the courts on that same day to have their matters administratively adjourned and to sign the court's register.

The court’s offices will remain open on Wednesday and the public may access the cashier window from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Congratulatory Remarks By His Excellency The Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:30pm

It is a great pleasure for me, as your Governor, to hand over the Certificates of Naturalisation to a total of 48 people who have made their homes in the Virgin Islands.  Today is your day, marking a key milestone in your quest for British Citizenship.  Many of you will have harboured this ambition for years.  I hope and imagine that all of you are feeling a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in attaining this citizenship status, conferring as it does the right to carry a BVI passport and to apply for a full British passport.

48 Receive Certificates Of Naturalisation

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:15pm

48 persons received their certificates of naturalisation and are now British Overseas Territories Citizens.

Governor's Group/Deputy Governor's Office

The Governor is the representative of Her Majesty the Queen in the British Virgin Islands.  The Constitution gives the Governor certain responsibilities which include oversight for external affairs, defence and internal security, administration of the Courts, and the terms and conditions of public officers.  By tradition the Governor is also Head of the Public Service.   He is also the Chairman of Cabinet and the National Security Council.

British Virgin Islanders Named In The Queen’s New Year Honours

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 11:45am

His Excellency the Governor Mr John S. Duncan, OBE is delighted to announce that Deputy Governor Mrs V. Inez Archibald has been awarded a CBE and Mrs Annie Gardner has been awarded an MBE in the 2015 New Year Honours List.    

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II made the appointments as part of her New Year Honours List which was released in London today. The Queen’s New Year Honours List recognises individuals for outstanding achievement and service across the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories.

HMS Severn: Brief Visit To The Territory

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 2:45pm

A British Royal Navy vessel will be berthed at Port Purcell for a short unofficial visit from December 31, 2014– January 3, 2015.

2014 Recipients Of The BVI Badge Of Honour

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 5:00pm

Governor John S. Duncan, OBE is pictured here with the 2014 recipients of the BVI Badge of Honor at an Investiture Ceremony this morning at Government House.  (From left to right) Clarence Thomas, Marlene Penn Trotman and Reynell Frazer. They are joined by the Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE (Photo Credit:  GIS/Mr. Ronnielle Frazer)

Three To Receive BVI Badge Of Honour

Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 4:15pm

Three persons will receive the BVI Badge of Honour for their outstanding contribution to the development of the Virgin Islands.

   His Excellency the Governor, John S. Duncan, OBE after consultation with the Premier, Dr. the Hon D. Orlando Smith, OBE and the Leader of the Opposition, Hon R. T. O’ Neal, OBE accepted the recommendation of the BVI Honours Committee that Mrs. Marlene Penn-Trotman, Mr. Clarence Cecil Thomas and Mr. Reynell V.Frazer be awarded at an Investiture Ceremony to be held in their honour at Government House on December 9.

Office of the Deputy Governor

33 Admin Drive
Central Administration Building
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

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