To ensure that proper legal services are provided to the Government; to provide statutory services to the public relating to the public trust and bankruptcy matters; and to register titles, mortgages, companies, societies and other bodies as well as other documents, as required by the law.
Attorney General Hon Basil Williams pays courtesy call on the President of the CCJ
Attorney General Hon Basil Williams pays courtesy call on the President of the CCJ the Hon Sir Dennis Byron at the Court in POS Trinidad and Tobago.
Attorney General points to need for Specialization in the Legal Profession
November 23, 2015
ATTORNEY GENERAL POINTS TO NEED FOR SPECIALIZATION IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION
The Guyana Bar Association and the Guyana Women’s Lawyers Association held its 35th Dinner and Dance at the Georgetown Club last Friday.
The well attended event saw immediate past president Ronald Birch Smith Jr. chairing the evening’s proceedings in honouring 10 legal luminaries and welcoming 28 Attorneys-at-Law who were recently admitted to the Bar.
Presenting the feature address, Miles Fitzpatrick S.C. noted that there are no female Senior Counsels even though they advocate for social amelioration and charged the new attorneys to be courageous in representing their clients.
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Guyana not being blacklisted is a significant accomplishment …says AG Anil Nandlall
December 29, 2014
“FORTUNATELY we have been able to prevent Guyana from being blacklisted and that is a significant accomplishment in regard to the state of delinquency in which we are ….”
This was Attorney General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall’s summation of the situation Guyana was faced with in 2014 with regard to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)Bill.
He was at the time speaking during a recent interview on NCN’s “Political Scope”, as he addressed some developments in his sector.
This limbo (probationary) state may last until September 2015, and it resulted from hard work by the Ministry of Legal Affairs, via its subject Minister. It refers to Guyana’s position, due to the non-passage of the AML/CFT Bill.
PNCR expanding its North American outreach
November 12, 2015
THE North American Region (NAR) of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) held its 4th Biennial Conference on the weekend of 6th – 8th November, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The Conference was held under the theme, ‘Keeping Our Eyes on the Party’s Objectives’.Delegates and observers from PNCR groups throughout North America travelled to Miami to engage in intensive discussions and a “road-mapping” session for the party’s operation in the
diaspora. Many supporters and well-wishers were also invited to participate in a massive cocktail reception and to listen to the feature address by the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr Basil Williams, who is also Chairman of the PNCR.
Govt to address concerns on data protection laws
November 12, 2015
GRA’s unbridled access
Government is mulling the idea of establishing data protection laws to accompany the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Bill 2015 which would allow the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) access to citizens’ banking data for various purposes and investigations.
This announcement comes after the Private Sector Commission (PSC) raised some concerns about the absence of data protection laws to safeguard the confidential information retrieved and to protect the citizens.
Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Basil Williams met with PSC members on Wednesday when they discussed those concerns surrounding the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Bill 2015 which is currently before Parliament.