February 11, 2005
CARICOM states move to establish CCJ

“There is as yet no indication that the Privy Council’s ruling on Jamaica’s legislation introducing the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) would delay the establishment of the Court by CARICOM Governments”. So said CARICOM Secretary-General when asked today about the ruling of the Privy Council. {{more}}

He also informed that the Jamaican Government is studying the ruling with a view to determining its options.

“This Item is certain to pre-occupy the Community’s Attorneys-General when they meet next week 10-11 February 2005 in Paramaribo, Suriname at the Legal Affairs Committee Meeting”, said the Secretary-General.

“In the meantime”, assured the Secretary-General “the CARICOM Secretariat will continue working towards the establishment of the Court, as scheduled.”