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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


Cybercrime: Attorney General attended the Octopus Conference

Cybercrime: Attorney General attended the Octopus Conference
Date:December 15, 2016|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 15 December, 2016: The Attorney General, Mr Ravi Yerrigadoo recently attended the Octopus Conference on Cybercrime and the Special Session on the 15th Anniversary of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime held in France. Mauritius that had been


Maritime Surveillance: Mauritius Police Force equipped with new patrol vessel and two Chetak Helicopters

Maritime Surveillance: Mauritius Police Force equipped with new patrol vessel and two Chetak Helicopters
Date:December 12, 2016|Domain:Law and Order--International Relations

GIS - 12 December, 2016: As a major step to keep up with the rapid technological advancements in the field of maritime surveillance, a new state-of-the-art ship, CGS Victory, and two Chetak helicopters have been acquired by the Mauritius Police Forc


International Human Rights Day 2016: Workshop for members of the Human Rights Technical Committee

International Human Rights Day 2016: Workshop for members of the Human Rights Technical Committee
Date:December 09, 2016|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 09 December, 2016: The respect for human rights are the core values to which we strongly adhere in Mauritius and the Constitution guarantees human rights so as to maintain a conducive environment for equality of people. This statement was ma


Police (Membership of Trade Union) Bill voted with amendments

Police (Membership of Trade Union) Bill voted with amendments
Date:December 05, 2016|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 05 December, 2016: The Police (Membership of Trade Union) Bill which gives right to any Police Officer to unionise was presented by the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, on 29th November 2016 in the National Assembly and voted with amendme


Sir Anerood announces elaboration of a National Drug Control Master Plan

Sir Anerood announces elaboration of a National Drug Control Master Plan
Date:December 01, 2016|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS - 01 December, 2016: The Prime Minister’s Office will approach the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime with a view to elaborating a National Drug Control Master Plan, the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, replied in the National Assemb


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


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


Towards the improvement of surveillance of the Mauritius Maritime Zone

Towards the improvement of surveillance of the Mauritius Maritime Zone
Date:November 18, 2016|Domain:Fisheries--Law and Order

​GIS – 18 November 2016: Mauritius is presently exploring possibilities to acquire state-of-the-art equipment with a view to improving the surveillance systems of our maritime zone. The Mauritius Police Force is, thus, in the process of acquiring tw