Statement By His Excellency The Governor John J. Rankin At The Joint Press Conference Addressing Matters Relating To Crime And Public Safety

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 6:56pm

Like everyone else in the British Virgin Islands, I was deeply shocked by the murder which took place in broad day light in Tortola on Tuesday. It was a truly appalling event.

Remarks By Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews Joint Press Conference Addressing Matters Relating to Crime and Public Safety

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 6:48pm

Good afternoon Governor, Premier, members of the press, ladies and gentlemen,

I hope this afternoon to share a policing perspective on the current crime climate and what my officers are presently doing to maintain security and a level of calm and safety within our communities.

Premier Fahie Statement at Joint Press Conference Addressing Matters Relating To Crime And Public Safety

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 6:57pm

Good day and God's Blessings to all the people of the Virgin Islands.

Public Invited To Review Trade Legislation

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 - 2:13pm

The public is invited to review the proposed Trade Legislations before the final readings in the House of Assembly.

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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.

Remarks by the Attorney General on the proposed amendment to the Register of Interests Act

Friday, 5 March 2021 - 12:46pm

Mr. Speaker - As this Honourable House is aware, on 19th January, 2021 the former Governor, His Excellency Augustus Jaspert, appointed a Commissioner, Sir Gary Hickinbottom, to hold a Commission of Inquiry, to inquire into whether corruption, abuse of office or other serious dishonesty in relation to officials whether statutory, elected or public, “… may have taken place in recent years.”

Statement from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on Discontinuance of Criminal Matters

Thursday, 25 February 2021 - 1:13pm

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions advises the public that the office will not accept written requests for ongoing criminal matters to be discontinued from any virtual complainant or witness.  If there are concerns about the case, virtual complainants and witnesses should report those to the law enforcement officers in charge of investigating their cases. 

BVI Courts Welcome Justice Darshan Ramdhani

Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 9:48am

Constitutional, public and criminal law expert Justice Darshan Ramdhani has joined the Virgin Islands’ bench as High Court Judge.

2021 Law Year Opens Virtually

Thursday, 14 January 2021 - 6:44pm

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) Chief Justice Honourable Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE LLD said the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the courts of justice to adjust to be able to continue to provide for the needs of the region.

Curfew (No. 40) Order Still In Effect

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 - 3:45pm

The public is reminded that CURFEW (NO. 40) ORDER, 2020 remains in effect. The imposed Curfew is between the hours of 2:01 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. daily until December 31, 2020.

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