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The zero-tolerance approach against drug trafficking will be sustained, Prime Minister reiterates

The zero-tolerance approach against drug trafficking will be sustained, Prime Minister reiterates
Date:September 16, 2019|Domain:Law and Order--Judiciary

GIS – 16 September, 2019: The zero-tolerance approach against drug trafficking will be sustained and Government is as determined as ever to step up the relentless fight against this scourge, reiterated the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, E


Attorney General launches project to establish Regulatory Impact Assessment framework

Attorney General launches project to establish Regulatory Impact Assessment framework
Date:September 05, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

​GIS – 05 September, 2019: A project to establish a Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) framework in Mauritius, a measure announced in Budget 2019-2020, was launched, yesterday, by the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Instituti


Human Rights National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up Meeting enhances coordination among stakeholders

Human Rights National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up Meeting enhances coordination among stakeholders
Date:August 16, 2019|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 16 August, 2019: The National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up (NMRF) meeting was held, today, in Port-Louis.  The Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms, Mr Maneesh Gobin, was present at the event w


National Assembly: Immigration (Amendment) Bill voted

National Assembly: Immigration (Amendment) Bill voted
Date:April 17, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

GIS - 17 April, 2019: The Immigration (Amendment) Bill was voted in the National Assembly yesterday. The main objectives of the Bill are to amend the Immigration Act in view of the increase in the number of cases where non-citizens marry citizens fo


Swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Chief Justice Eddy Balancy

Swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Chief Justice Eddy Balancy
Date:March 26, 2019|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 26 March, 2019: Mr Marc France Eddy Balancy has been appointed today Chief Justice in accordance with Section 77 (1) of the Constitution. The swearing-in ceremony was held this morning at the State House, Le Réduit, in presence of the Prime Mi


Pamphlet “Know Your Rights” launched to sensitise migrant workers about their rights

Pamphlet “Know Your Rights” launched to sensitise migrant workers about their rights
Date:March 26, 2019|Domain:Judiciary--Employment/Labour

GIS - 26 March, 2019: A pamphlet entitled “Know Your Rights” aiming to sensitise migrant workers of their rights, was launched on 23 March 2019, at Princes Tuna in Riche Terre, by the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Instituti


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