Legal Stakeholders will be trained on Sentencing Guidelines on offences involving drugs, rape, unlawful sexual intercourse, theft and robbery next week.
The Virgin Islands joins the rest of the Eastern Caribbean in mourning the passing of His Lordship the late Honourable Justice Albert Redhead.
An electronic portal that will facilitate the filing and management of court cases in the jurisdiction of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court will go live in mid-November.
The Magistrate’s Court is providing an alternate number for persons to contact the court for the re-scheduling of criminal matters which were postponed due to the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.
Saint Lucian native Shawn Innocent has been appointed as a full-time Magistrate for a period of six months with effect from September 3rd.
The public is asked to note that the Magistrate’s Court is in the process of re-scheduling criminal matters which were postponed due the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.
Virgin Islander, the Honourable Dame Janice Mesadis Pereira, DBE will be the third Virgin Islander to receive an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies.
Three additional magistrates have been appointed to the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands.
The Magistrate’s Court heard its first case in its new modular building in John’s Hole on July 31.
The Government of the Virgin Islands was awarded the sum of $221,935.86 for clean-up costs as a result of an oil spill that occurred in the BVI waters in 2006.