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Mauritius, a respected model of peaceful coexistence, says President

Mauritius, a respected model of peaceful coexistence, says President
Date:December 29, 2016|Domain:Judiciary

​GIS – 29 December, 2016: “We live in a country which symbolises a message for the world and is widely respected as a model of peaceful coexistence.  Despite looming difficulties, we have to continue working together and adopt a working philosophy b


Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers to Chair Integrity Reporting Board

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers to Chair Integrity Reporting Board
Date:December 27, 2016|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 27 December 2016: The Integrity Reporting Board was constituted last week, with Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers as Chairperson. The other members are Dr Satyabhooshan Gupt Domah, former Puisne Judge, and Mr Jugdish Dev Phokeer, Permanent Se


Government to introduce the Constitution (Amendment No. 3) Bill and the Prosecution Commission Bill

Government to introduce the Constitution (Amendment No. 3) Bill and the Prosecution Commission Bill
Date:December 19, 2016|Domain:Judiciary

  GIS - 19 December, 2016: Government has given its approval to the introduction of The Constitution (Amendment No. 3) Bill and the Prosecution Commission Bill in the National Assembly. The object of the Constitution (Amendment No. 3) Bill is to ame


Police and Criminal Evidence legislation will bring a paradigm shift in the system of criminal justice, says PM

Police and Criminal Evidence legislation will bring a paradigm shift in the system of criminal justice, says PM
Date:December 19, 2016|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 19 December, 2016: The Police and Criminal Evidence legislation, which will be introduced next year, will bring a paradigm shift in the system of criminal justice of Mauritius. It will not only protect the Police from all kinds of baseless all


Empowerment: Eradicating absolute poverty a bold aim, says Minister Roopun

Empowerment: Eradicating absolute poverty a bold aim, says Minister Roopun
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Social Security--Judiciary

GIS – 08 December, 2016: Eradicating absolute poverty is a daring objective and the Social Integration and Empowerment Bill is all about empowering the needy instead of assisting them, said the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment


Various measures taken by Police to reduce Road Accidents, PM says

Various measures taken by Police to reduce Road Accidents, PM says
Date:November 24, 2016|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS – 24 November, 2016: The police has taken a number of measures with a view to reducing road accidents. This reply was given in the National Assembly on 22 November 2016 by the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, to a Parliamentary Question per


Police Academy Project: Procedures for acquisition of land underway, PM says

Police Academy Project: Procedures for acquisition of land underway, PM says
Date:November 24, 2016|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 24 November, 2016: A portion of land to an extent of 23 acres has already been identified at Cote D’Or and procedures for its acquisition have already been initiated in relation to the Police Academy Project. The project will be carried out in


Government committed to introduce Bill on financing of political parties, Sir Anerood says

Government committed to introduce Bill on financing of political parties, Sir Anerood says
Date:November 23, 2016|Domain:Judiciary--Economy & Finance

GIS - 23 November, 2016: The Ministerial Committee on Electoral Reforms, set up by the Government has already submitted its recommendations on the financing of political parties and these recommendations are being examined, replied the Prime Ministe


National Assembly adopts tougher regulations to curb drink and careless driving

National Assembly adopts tougher regulations to curb drink and careless driving
Date:November 23, 2016|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order--Public Infrastructure

​GIS - 23 November 2016: The National Assembly voted yesterday the Road Traffic (Amendment No.2) Bill, which provides for stricter penalties for serious road traffic offences namely drink driving and driving without due care.   The main object of


Limited Liability Partnerships Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly

Limited Liability Partnerships Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly
Date:November 21, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Judiciary

​GIS - 21 November, 2016: The Limited Liability Partnerships Bill will be introduced in the National Assembly with a view to further developing Mauritius as a financial centre of global standing. The limited liability partnership will hence be a new