Archive for September 15th, 2016

RCIPS auditing child sex-crime cases

RCIPS auditing child sex-crime cases

| 15/09/2016 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has begun an audit of all open child abuse cases and is conducting an internal disciplinary review of officers and supervisors involved in the case concluded this week by the courts, in which the police failed to investigate a serious child abuse complaint. But police officials confirmed there would be no public […]

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Police failure blamed for child sex abuse acquittals

Police failure blamed for child sex abuse acquittals

| 15/09/2016 | 67 Comments

(CNS): Two local men accused of consistently sexually abusing a child in the family home have been acquitted after the judge pointed to the “gross incompetence” of the police investigation that undermined the evidence and prejudiced the defendants so much that he had no choice but to find the men not guilty on all counts. […]

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New law removes old convictions

New law removes old convictions

| 15/09/2016 | 44 Comments

(CNS): The arrival of the Criminal Records (Spent Convictions) Bill, 2016 will be a welcome move for many people in Cayman who have found it difficult to find work, get loans or travel overseas because of old or minor convictions that are blighting their record and preventing them from getting a clean police clearance. The new […]

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Utilities office will oversee IT, power, water and fuel

Utilities office will oversee IT, power, water and fuel

| 15/09/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Government’s plan to create an umbrella utilities commission to oversee and regulate all of the utility related sectors in Cayman are now well underway and four pieces of legislation required to change the current regime and provide for the new office will be debated in parliament next month, with several more amendments to other […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library