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January 18, 2023

Judiciary needs its own money and people, says Bar

The vehicle of justice needs to be fueled with sufficient funding, Marshalleck said, as he proposed a Judicial Fund, separate and apart from the Consolidated Revenue [...]
January 18, 2023

Chief Justice Louise Blenman opens Legal Year 2023

There was the usual church service at St John's Cathedral, followed by a ceremony in front of the old Supreme Court Building. (The Old Treasury Building [...]
October 26, 2022

Magistrate allows documentary evidence against Caribbean International Brewery for $3.1 million held by Financial Intelligence Unit

Today, Magistrate Deborah Rogers in Orange Walk determined that she would allow the FIU to proceed with certain documentary evidence from the Belize Tax Service in [...]
October 18, 2022

Caribbean International Brewery: ‘We are under attack’

Caribbean International Brewery maintains that the $3.1 million seized by authorities were the proceeds of its sales, not usually kept at its premises, but nonetheless illegally [...]
October 13, 2022

Judiciary, Constitutional reform to be debated at rescheduled House meeting

The official Orders of the Day can be found on the National Assembly website. Among the bills listed for debate (i.e. second reading) are the Senior [...]
September 30, 2022

Visiting Justices Program returns after 15-year absence

The program is covered under the Prisons Act which directs Visiting Justices to look at the overall welfare of prisoners. Their functions and powers include: 1. [...]
April 1, 2022

Man sentenced to three months in prison for stealing bicycle

Jerry Paul Garbutt, 46, was charged with a single count of theft when he was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Thursday.
January 18, 2022

Attorney General says Court will be ‘Supreme’ no more amid sweeping reforms

It is starting with physical conditions, with repairs to Magistrate’s Court buildings in Dangriga and Independence, Stann Creek District, and plans to build new premises in [...]