The public is asked to note that the Magistrate’s Court is in the process of re-scheduling criminal matters which were postponed due the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.
Virgin Islander, the Honourable Dame Janice Mesadis Pereira, DBE will be the third Virgin Islander to receive an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies.
Three additional magistrates have been appointed to the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands.
The Magistrate’s Court heard its first case in its new modular building in John’s Hole on July 31.
The Government of the Virgin Islands was awarded the sum of $221,935.86 for clean-up costs as a result of an oil spill that occurred in the BVI waters in 2006.
United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, has said that it was a humble honour to be present in the Territory.
Attorney at Law Ms. Anthea Smith is the newest member of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission.
The public is notified that the deadline to apply for a Temporary Liquor Licence, at the Office of the Deputy Governor, is Monday, April 30.
As with so many areas in our Territory, Hurricanes Irma and Maria had a significant impact on the judicial system of the Virgin Islands, leaving all of the key properties required for the effective functioning of the system extensively damaged.
The public is reminded that sittings at the Magistrate’s Court in its traffic, civil and quasi criminal jurisdiction will commence on Monday, February 19.