Dulalchan rejected! Gov't passes 8 pieces of legislation following Opposition walkout

It's official now, Deodat Dulalchan will not be the next Commissioner of Police, at least not anytime soon.

This comes after the Parliament voted in favour of a negative resolution to a motion brought by the Opposition, that sought to have his name forwarded to President Paula-Mae Weekes as the PSC's nominee.

The motion was the last of eight pieces of legislation that were passed by the Government over a two-hour span, without a single member of the Opposition in the House of Representatives.

Senators against retroactive Property Tax

Ridiculous to have retroactive Property Tax!

That’s the view of Opposition Senator Taharqa Obika who, along with Independent Senator Stephen Creese, yesterday expressed concerns about retroactive property tax . That is, if the moratorium on the tax ends in September 2016 .

Concerns were expressed in the Senate as debate continued concerning amendments to the Property Tax Act.

MATT retains attorney Dr Emir Crowne in response to propose Cybercrime Bill

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) has engaged the services of attorney Dr. Emir Crowne in its response to the proposed Cybercrime Bill, 2017.

Crowne, is a barrister and attorney-at-law admitted to practice in Ontario, Canada and Trinidad and Tobago.

He is also a senior lecturer in law at the University of the West Indies’ Faculty of Law, Mona Campus in Jamaica.