CCJ can make positive changes to Caribbean social order – Outgoing President

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The outgoing President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron says the court, which was established in 2001, to replace the London-based Privy Council as the region’s final court, is currently poised to contribute to positive change in the social order of Caribbean societies.
Speaking at the 10th Annual CCJ International Law Moot Competition that was won by the Jamaica-based Norman Manley Law School on Friday, Sir Dennis said that the CCJ’s contribution will be through the delivery of justice, which is “accessible, efficient and reflective of our values and mores”.
Sir Dennis, who announced that he would be replaced by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines jurist, Justice Adrian Saunders – who has been with the CCJ from its inception – said that the infrastructure is established and technology has been an agile resource.Read More..

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