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Yes.  This is an exception in some instances.  However, where the person will be permanently employed, they must acquire a food handler's certificate from the Environmental Health Division.

Members of the public often make requests for special services.

The Department of Information and Public Relations also provides many of its services to the public through assisting other Government bodies under three main areas;

  • Publication and Print Production
  • Broadcast Production
  • Public Relations, Advertising and Promotion

Please contact the Department if you have a special request.

Information provided to the Tribunal, including personal information, except as it relates to any complaint, reply, response or evidence ­led with the Tribunal, may be subject to publication or release to other parties or to disclosure in accordance with the access to information regime required by section 23(2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007.

While the Virgin Islands has no equivalent to the UK’s Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and Environmental Information Regulations 2004, the constitutional guaranteed right of access to information will be protected by the Labour Arbitration Tribunal wherever appropriate. If you want any information to be treated as confi­dential, including personal data that you provide to the Tribunal outside of a case before the Tribunal, please explain to the Tribunal why you regard the information you have provided as confidential. An automatic confi­dentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system will not, of itself, be regarded as binding on the Tribunal.

Yes, you have a right to know why your application has been denied