Thursday, February 22, 2018

Threat to our democracy*


The Prime Minister has a constitutional obligation to inform the new President of the status of Section 137 as it relates to the removal of Chief Justice Ivor Archie.

I read with amusing interest a statement attributed to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley published in the media that deceased former president George Maxwell Richards had requested information from then prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on the section 34 fiasco and legal experts questioned whether the president had overstepped his constitutional remit.

 

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