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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


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