Courts Meeting Remotely During Territory’s Lockdown

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 - 9:52am

The Criminal Court has heard two matters over three sittings while the Magistrate’s Court has dealt with one matter despite the 14-day, 24-hour lockdown.

Emergency Measures in Place for the Magistracy in Light of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 5:45pm

Please see Circular attached.

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Circular 4 of 2020-Continuity of Operations for Supreme Court, Magistracy and the Royal VI Police Force in light of the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Deputy Governor Begins Consultation On Jury Reform

Thursday, 27 February 2020 - 3:42pm

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. met last week with Registrar of the Supreme Court, Mrs. Erica Smith- Penn to discuss the way forward in returning the Jury Bill to the House of Assembly.

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Celebrates 53 Years

Friday, 21 February 2020 - 4:56pm

A week of activities has been planned by the BVI Supreme Court in conjunction with the BVI Bar Association to mark the 53rd Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.    

Acting DPP Presents On BVI’s Criminal Justice System

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 4:07pm

Acting Director of Public Prosecutions, Mrs. Tiffany Scatliffe-Esprit, LL.M. made a presentation on the BVI’s Criminal Justice System at a leadership meeting with officials from Her Majesty’s Customs and the United States Virgin Islands’ Department of Justice.

Statement by Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. On the Impartiality of our Judiciary In Matters before the Court

Thursday, 16 January 2020 - 10:09am

In any society, an independent and honourable judiciary is indispensable to justice. This system of Government was built by noble men and women who ensured that the integrity and independence of the judiciary was preserved throughout the years of its existence. 

2020 Law Year Of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Opens With Changes

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 - 12:04pm

Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Honourable Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE LLD said that shifting the ceremonial opening of the law year from September to January was as a result of challenges the court has experienced since 2017 due to the heightened hurricane activity within the region.

Liquor Licence Renewal Fees To Be Paid At Inland Revenue

Friday, 10 January 2020 - 5:32pm

Businesses and persons who have made applications to the Magistrate’s Court to renew liquor licences during the December 2 sitting....

Tiffany Scatliffe-Esprit Is Acting Director Of Public Prosecutions

Friday, 10 January 2020 - 2:57pm

Principal Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Prosecutions, Mrs. Tiffany Scatliffe-Esprit has been appointed as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions with effect from December 14, 2019. 

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