Virgin Islands Renews Commitment To Queen At Annual Celebrations

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 11:45am

The Virgin Islands has renewed its commitment to Her Majesty the Queen at the official celebration of her birthday on Saturday, June 13.

Parliamentary officers led the parade from the Road Town Police Station to the Festival Grounds where His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE inspected all units on display.

Election Observer Mission To Visit The Territory

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 12:00pm

His Excellency the Governor, John Duncan, OBE is pleased to announce that the BVI will receive a team of election observers for the 2015 General Elections.

Governor Issues Writs Of Election

Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 5:00pm

His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE today issued the Writs of Election which formally pave the way for the upcoming General Election.

The Writs are formal instructions issued by the Governor in accordance with the Elections Act. They instruct the appointed Returning Offices to carry out their functions on Nomination Day and Polling Day on the given dates. They also instruct the officers to report the election results to the Governor not later than June 9.

18 Persons Registered As British Citizens

Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Eighteen persons who were previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens were today registered as British citizens.

Lorna Christopher Appointed Deputy Supervisor Of Elections

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 1:30pm

In accordance with the Elections Act 1994 and amendments, the Deputy Supervisor of Elections shall assist the Supervisor of Elections in the discharge of her functions and perform such duties or exercise such powers as the Supervisor of Elections may direct.

Preliminary Voters List Now Available On WWW.BVI.GOV.VG

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 11:15am

Residents can log on to www.bvi.gov.vg and locate the Government tab on the left hand of the screen. Once the drop down list appears residents should scroll down to the Elections tab then select the 2015 Preliminary Voter’s List.

Returning Officers For 2015 General Election Appointed

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 10:30am

The Elections Office is informing the public of the appointment of Returning Officers for the upcoming General Election scheduled for June 8.

Sheila Brathwaite Appointed Complaints Commissioner

Monday, 4 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Mrs. Sheila Brathwaite has been appointed to the post of Complaints Commissioner for one year effective July 1.

The Complaints Commissioner, often called the Ombudsman, offers to the public a channel for raising complaints about maladministration in the public service and statutory bodies. It provides a mechanism to investigate complaints thoroughly and independently and offers an unparalleled ability to get to the heart of any shortcomings within the public sector.

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