Public Consultation On Integrity Act Continues

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 4:38pm

How should public officials and public officers’ conduct themselves while carrying out their responsibilities? How should they ensure there is no conflict of interest? What is the role of the Integrity Commission? What is the disciplinary tribunal?

Public Meetings On Anegada Postponed Due To Inclement Weather

Sunday, 23 May 2021 - 12:13pm

Residents on Anegada are advised that the Public Consultation Meetings on the 7R Waste Management Strategy and the Integrity in Public Life Act, 2021 that were scheduled to take place today, May 23 are postponed due to inclement weather.

BVI Government Granted Full Participation In Commission Of Inquiry

Saturday, 22 May 2021 - 2:18pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has successfully applied to the Commission of Inquiry (COI) for all Ministers, Ministries and devolved government entities, including the Cabinet, to have the status of a participant and to be represented in the whole of the Inquiry by the Attorney General, Honourable Dawn Smith, together with counsel Rt. Honourable Sir Geoffrey Cox QC and members of law-firm Withers. 

Statement by Honourable Andrew A. Fahie With Update on Current Matters

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 5:30pm

I wish to provide a brief update to you the people of the Virgin Islands on your Government’s participation in and cooperation with the ongoing Commission of Inquiry (COI).

Public Meetings On Integrity In Public Life Bill Starts Today

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 2:06pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will host a series of public meetings to discuss the proposed Integrity in Public Life Act from May 19 to 26.

Statement By Speaker of The House Of Assembly Honourable Julian Willock on Refusal by Governors and The UK Secretary of State to Assent to Bills Passed by The House Of Assembly of The Virgin Islands

Monday, 26 April 2021 - 3:55pm

People of the Virgin Islands, I am making this statement in my capacity as Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands and Head of the Legislative branch in reference to the continued delay and refusal of the Office of the Governor and the Secretary of State, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab’s refusal to assent to the following bills, which were duly passed in the House of Assembly:

  1. Drugs (Prevention of Misuse) (Amendment) Act; and
  2. Disaster Management Act, 2021

Inquiry Response Unit Prepares For Next Stage Of Commission Of Inquiry

Monday, 26 April 2021 - 3:21pm

The Government’s Inquiry Response Unit (IRU) is preparing for the next stage of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) this week with the arrival in the Virgin Islands of the Right Honourable Sir Geoffrey Cox QC. 

Premier Fahie Calls For Clarity On COI’s Focus

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 3:53pm

 Today, in response to a question in the House of Assembly, Premier Andrew A Fahie gave details of the scale of response from the Government of the Virgin Islands to the     Commission  of Inquiry (COI) which was launched on 19th January.

Register Of Interests Act Amended To Support Transparency

Thursday, 25 March 2021 - 2:02pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to bring forward and support major change to legislation in the spirit of cooperation, good governance, and transparency and in the best interest of the Territory.

Contribution By Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie During The Register Of Interest (Amendment) Act

Friday, 5 March 2021 - 12:48pm

Mr. Speaker, I rise to second this motion. Mr. Speaker, it is a very important one that the Attorney General has brought forward. This Government in its wisdom has brought to the table, as one of the actions that we as a Government would like to move forward with, in the spirit of cooperation and transparency.