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Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security (Appeal) Regulations effective as from today

Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security (Appeal) Regulations effective as from today
Date:March 19, 2019|Domain:Public Utilities--Judiciary

GIS – 19 March, 2019: The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, has made the Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security (Appeal) Regulations, under the Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security Act.  The Act


Gender Equality Bill to serve as a fundamental legislation for women, says Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo

Gender Equality Bill to serve as a fundamental legislation for women, says Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo
Date:February 28, 2019|Domain:Gender--Judiciary

GIS – 28 February 2019: New measures and policies have to be worked out at this pre-budgetary stage so as to continue empowering women and encourage a gender inclusive society.  The Gender Equality Bill which is currently being prepared with the ass


Medpoint Case: Judgment of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in favour of the PM

Medpoint Case: Judgment of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in favour of the PM
Date:February 26, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

​GIS- 26 Feb 2019: The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council dismissed yesterday the appeal of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) against a decision of the Supreme Court of Mauritius quashing the conviction of the Prime Minister, Mr Jugnaut


The Director of the Centre on Women's Peace and Security meets Attorney General

The Director of the Centre on Women's Peace and Security meets Attorney General
Date:February 14, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 14 February, 2019: The Emeritus Professor of International Law and Director of the Centre on Women's Peace and Security at the London School of Economics (LSE), Prof. Christine Chinkin, called on the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Huma


Three-day workshop to culminate towards finalising of National Risk Assessment Report for Mauritius

Three-day workshop to culminate towards finalising of National Risk Assessment Report for Mauritius
Date:February 06, 2019|Domain:Judiciary--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 06 February, 2019: A three-day national capacity building workshop on “Mitigating the risk of terrorist abuse for Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) for Mauritius” opened this morning at the Sofitel Mauritius L’Impérial Resort and Spa Hotel, Wolm


New Supreme Court: Concreting works completed

New Supreme Court: Concreting works completed
Date:January 29, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

GIS - 29 January, 2019: A Topping off ceremony with the casting of the final slab was held, last week, in the context of the completion of the last concreting works of the New Supreme Court which is being constructed at Edith Cavell Street in Port L


Disability Bill will be soon presented at the National Assembly, says the Attorney General

Disability Bill will be soon presented at the National Assembly, says the Attorney General
Date:January 22, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

GIS - 22 January, 2019: The Disability Bill, aiming at promoting and protecting the rights of persons with disabilities as well as eliminating discrimination against them, will be presented at the National Assembly in the near future. The statement


National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill

National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill
Date:December 13, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Judiciary

GIS - 13 December, 2018: The Declaration of Assets Bill which provides for a new legal framework governing the declaration of assets in the public sector in Mauritius, and for matters related thereto, was voted in the National Assembly, yesterday. T


Attorney General launches video clips to raise awareness on universal human rights

Attorney General launches video clips to raise awareness on universal human rights
Date:December 11, 2018|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 11 December, 2018: ‘Since its independence, Mauritius has relentlessly pursued its development based on the universal values of democracy, good governance, rule of law, protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms and base


Constitution (Electoral Reform) (Amendment) Bill to be introduced in National Assembly

Constitution (Electoral Reform) (Amendment) Bill to be introduced in National Assembly
Date:December 03, 2018|Domain:Judiciary

GIS - 03 December, 2018: Government has agreed to the introduction of the Constitution (Electoral Reform) (Amendment) Bill into the National Assembly.  The main object of the Bill is to reform certain aspects of the electoral system of Mauritius.