Statement From The Director Of Public Prosecutions, Mrs. Tiffany Scatliffe-Esprit, LL.M.

Thursday, 12 November 2020 - 3:55pm

While we understand the inherent news value of the case stemming from last week’s seizure of firearms and illicit drugs, we would urge all commenters, pundits and journalists to exercise good judgment in their coverage and discussions of the case.

Statement From The Director Of Public Prosecution On the Case Commissioner of Police v Michael Foy

Tuesday, 3 November 2020 - 3:18pm

We wish to inform the public that the Defendant Michael Foy changed his plea before the Magistrate’s Court on 28th October, 2020.

Guidance On The Prosecution Of Criminal Libel Published

Monday, 2 November 2020 - 4:45pm

The BVI community is notified that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has published a document entitled “Without Prejudice”, and is available for viewing on the Government’s Portal at www.bvi.gov.vg.

Magistracy Adjusts Operating Hours

Friday, 4 September 2020 - 4:17pm

The public is advised that beginning September 7, the Magistracy will operate Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Persons wishing to make payments are advised that the cashing facilities will close at 11:00 a.m.

Statement By The Director Of Public Prosecutions On The Matter Of Commissioner Of Police V Michael Foy

Friday, 17 July 2020 - 11:21am

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Stakeholders Discuss Magistrate’s Court Phase Of Halls Of Justice

Monday, 13 July 2020 - 10:29am

Stakeholders involved in the establishment of the Halls of Justice met on July 9 to discuss the design elements and layout of the Magistrate’s Court phase of the project.

Magistrate’s Court Establishes System For Hearing Matters

Friday, 22 May 2020 - 10:24am

The Magistrate’s Court will reopen on Monday, May 25 and will process matters through the use of in-person and remote hearings.

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Victims Of Crimes Reminded Of Procedure To Discontinue Matters

Friday, 15 May 2020 - 8:26pm

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is reminding the public of its stance on victims of crimes seeking to discontinue matters before the Court.

Magistrate’s Office To Open Late On May 18

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 1:59pm

The Magistracy is advising the public that its offices in Road Town will open to the public at 12:00 noon on Monday, May 18, while the Virgin Gorda office will be closed.

Special Sitting For Liquor Licences Set For June 2

Friday, 8 May 2020 - 4:32pm

The public is notified that the Licencing Magistrate will hold a Special Session of the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m.

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