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.
PRESS RELEASE BY THE HONOURABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND MINISTER OF LEGAL AFFAIRS, MOHABIR ANIL NANDLALL FROM SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR
The Plenary Meeting XL, and Special Ministerial V Meeting of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force commences today, November 24, 2014 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Guyana is being represented at this meeting by Mohabir Anil Nandlall, Attorney General & Minister of Legal Affairs along with a team from the Financial Intelligence Unit.
Guyana was required to provide an update of Guyana’s position following the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting in Paris, France in October 2014.
The Attorney General provided that update informing the meeting that Guyana has submitted an Action Plan after collaboration with the American Regional Review Group (ARRG). This Action Plan was submitted and approved by FATF at the Paris meeting, where a High Level commitment was given by His Excellency President Donald Ramotar, pledging Guyana’s commitment to implement this Action Plan. At the ARRG engagement, after a presentation by the Attorney General who explained the challenges faced by the Executive Government in Guyana’s Parliament, Guyana was granted until September 2015 to implement the legislative measures and until May 2015 to implement the non legislative measures. This recommendation was accepted at the FATF meeting in Paris.
Sending criminals to prison and confiscating their wealth equally important – survey
November 18, 2014 By GuyanaTimes
AML/CFT Asset Recovery Training Programme…
The British High Commission, in collaboration with the Government of Guyana, is currently hosting an Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Asset Recovery Training Programme.
The two-week training programme was opened on Monday at the Bank of Guyana in the presence of British High Commissioner Andrew Ayre; Head of the European Union Delegation, Ambassador Robert Kopecký; Attorney General Anil Nandlall; Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Paul Geer; and Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) Sydney James.
AG wants US probe of alleged email leak to Glenn Lall
September 30, 2014 By GuyanaTimes
Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall
By Michael Younge
Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall says he welcomes a decision by the Kaieteur News to share the alleged emails, supposedly sent to him by Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Commissioner-General Khurshid Sattaur, with the diplomatic community and more specifically, the local United States Embassy.
Over the last few days, the Kaieteur News’s Publisher Glenn Lall alleged that the Government was plotting to shut down his newspaper operations because of its continuous reporting on corruption and the misuse of State resources. The newspaper made these allegations after the GRA began probing an incident, which saw the abuse and misuse of Government’s Remigrant Scheme Project to avoid paying over $100 million in taxes on the importation of two luxury Lexus vehicles.
Guyana reviewing options with other SECL contracts
September 12, 2014 by Guyana Chronicle
– according to AG Nandlall
HEAD of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) Dr. Roger Luncheon, on Wednesday, indicated that Surendra Engineering Company Limited (SECL), which has another contract in Guyana, will be blacklisted.And Attorney-General (AG), Anil Nandlall, disclosed that the company’s other local engagements is not something to which the current Administration is oblivious, more so given SECL’s failures with the US$18.1M contract for the design and construction of the Specialty Hospital.
Gov’t committed to delivering Specialty Hospital – AG – as legal recourse being pursued against SECL – contractor ‘failed abysmally’
September 11, 2014 by Guyana Chronicle
GOVERNMENT is moving towards legal recourse following the termination of the contract with Surendra Engineering Company Limited (SECL) for the design and construction of the Specialty Hospital.
Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr. Anil Nandlall told a news conference yesterday that the contractor, SECL, has “failed abysmally” and as such the Government has decided to take remedial actions.
“Both at the level of technical deficiencies as well as at the level of failing to provide fundamental requirements of the contract, this contractor has abysmally failed. Therefore the Government of Guyana has decided to take remedial actions,” Nandlall told reporters.