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The 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition kicks off

The 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition kicks off
Date:September 18, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Judiciary

​GIS– 18 September, 2017: The 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the University of Mauritius, is being held in Mauritius from 18 to 23 September 20


Swearing-in Ceremony of new Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms

Swearing-in Ceremony of new Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms
Date:September 14, 2017|Domain:Judiciary

GIS - 14 September, 2017: In accordance with the provisions of section 59(3), 62 and 63 of the Constitution and on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President of the Republic has appointed Mr Maneesh Gobin as Attorney General and Minister of Jus


Allied Health Professionals Council Act to come into operation shortly

Allied Health Professionals Council Act to come into operation shortly
Date:August 31, 2017|Domain:Health--Judiciary

​GIS - 31 August, 2017: The Allied Health Professionals Council Act would be proclaimed to come into operation on 01 September 2017.  The Act provides for the establishment of the Allied Health Professionals Council of Mauritius. The Council will,


Conference to focus on Role of Law Reform in Development

Conference to focus on Role of Law Reform in Development
Date:June 28, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Judiciary

GIS – 28 June, 2017: A conference focussing on The Role of Law Reform in Development, organised by the Association of Law Reform Agencies of Eastern and Southern Africa (ALRAESA), in collaboration with the Law Reform Commission of Mauritius, will ki


Workshop focuses on Strengthening Judicial Response to Domestic Violence

Workshop focuses on Strengthening Judicial Response to Domestic Violence
Date:May 26, 2017|Domain:Gender--Judiciary

GIS – 26 May 2017: A workshop focusing on Strengthening Judicial Response to Domestic Violence intended for magistrates was held today at Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. It was organised by the Australian High Commission and the Ministry of Gender Equ


National Assembly: The Business Facilitation Miscellaneous Provisions Bill voted

National Assembly: The Business Facilitation Miscellaneous Provisions Bill voted
Date:May 18, 2017|Domain:Judiciary

​GIS - 18 May, 2017: The Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill was voted in the National Assembly on 16 May 2017.  During his summing up on the Bill, the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National


National Assembly: Business Facilitation Bill presented to ease doing business procedures

National Assembly: Business Facilitation Bill presented to ease doing business procedures
Date:May 11, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry--Judiciary

GIS - 11 May 2017: The Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill which provides for amendments to the legislative framework which are prerequisite for the removal of constraints in relation to permits, licences, authorisations and cleara


Bills to be introduced into the National Assembly

Bills to be introduced into the National Assembly
Date:April 28, 2017|Domain:Law and Order--Judiciary

GIS - 28 April, 2017: The Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and the Supplementary Appropriation (2015-2016) (No. 2) Bill will shortly be introduced into the National Assembly. The object of the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneou


Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth

Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Date:April 26, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

​GIS - 26 April, 2017:  The strengths and weaknesses of the Police and Prison operative frameworks are currently being assessed with the aim of coming up with an Action Plan in the near future which will benchmark Mauritius with the most successful


Human Rights Sensitisation Campaign 2017 launched yesterday

Human Rights Sensitisation Campaign 2017 launched yesterday
Date:February 15, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 15 February, 2017: A series of talks on human rights in the Citizen Advice Bureaux (CAB) kickstarted yesterday at the Social Welfare Centre of St Pierre. The awareness campaign will be carried out throughout the year to cover the 35 CAB in Mau