Magistrate Court Relocates To Old Clarence Thomas Building

Tuesday, 26 March 2024 - 4:01pm

The public is notified that the Magistrate's Court, Criminal Division, previously located at John's Hole, has relocated to the Old Clarence Thomas building.

Virgin Islands Is First To Implement E-Litigation Criminal Module

Friday, 22 March 2024 - 4:15pm

The Virgin Islands has become the first jurisdiction to implement the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’s (ECSC) e-litigation criminal module.


Hakim T. Creque Is Virgin Gorda’s First Full-Time Magistrate

Wednesday, 6 March 2024 - 4:11pm

Mr. Hakim T. Creque has been appointed Magistrate by His Excellency, the Governor Daniel Pruce with effect from March 5, in accordance with Section 95 of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007.

Resumption Of Magistracy In-Person Hearings Further Delayed

Monday, 5 February 2024 - 1:10pm

The public is advised that due to ongoing remedial works, the Magistracy on Tortola will not reopen for in-person hearings as scheduled.

2024 Law Year Opens With Final Address By Chief Justice

Friday, 19 January 2024 - 2:31pm

Member States and territories of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) gathered in Grenada and via online mediums to mark the opening of the 2024 Law Year with a special sitting.

Resumption Of In-Person Hearings at Magistracy Delayed

Thursday, 18 January 2024 - 12:28pm

The public is advised that due to ongoing remedial works, the Magistracy on Tortola will not reopen for in-person hearings as scheduled.

Mike Freer MP Arrives In The BVI

Sunday, 5 November 2023 - 7:33pm

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice, Mike Freer MP, arrived in the BVI on Sunday 5 November for a two day visit. His responsibilities include Courts and Legal services, and this includes the Overseas Territories.

Magistracy Will Be Partially Closed July 28 and July 31

Thursday, 27 July 2023 - 3:04pm

The public is notified of a partial closure of the Magistrate’s Office located on the second floor of the SAKAL Building in Road Town. 

Notice Of Court Closure

Monday, 3 April 2023 - 4:41pm

The public is advised that the Magistrate’s Court will not be holding court sittings or hearings from today, April 3 until Friday, April 14 to facilitate the completion of administrative tasks, staff leave and the Easter holidays.

The office will remain open to the public to facilitate the processing of applications, cash payments and regular filing of correspondence.

The court will resume hearing scheduled matters on Monday, April 17.

Government Seeks Bids For Insurance Of Magistrate’s Court

Friday, 2 December 2022 - 4:01pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands acting through the Office of the Deputy Governor (ODG) is seeking the services of a suitable locally-based insurance company for the provision of insurance for the Operations of the Magistrate’s Court located at Dawson Building, Joe’s Hill, Tortola.