Archive for January 10th, 2020

More laws coming to tighten offshore regime

More laws coming to tighten offshore regime

| 10/01/2020 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers is presenting another bundle of draft legislation to her colleagues in the Legislative Assembly to debate when it meets at the end of this month to help the jurisdiction meet the findings of last year’s FATF review. The draft bills deal with changes to the oversight of open-ended and […]

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Carnival still polluting, US court finds

Carnival still polluting, US court finds

| 10/01/2020 | 64 Comments

(CNS): A US court has found more environmental violations by Carnival Corporation, despite it being on probation for pollution felonies and at risk of more multi-million dollar fines. Representatives for Carnival, which is one of government’s partners on the controversial cruise berthing project here, were in court Wednesday for a judge to assess the progress […]

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Beach access case inches towards judicial review

Beach access case inches towards judicial review

| 10/01/2020 | 44 Comments

(CNS): An application for judicial review of government’s failure to register and protect long-standing beach access rights is finally beginning to move through the courts. After securing legal aid last year following a long fight, the West Bay ladies behind the Concerned Citizens Group had their first day in court on Thursday, where the judge […]

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Woman discharged on NAU fraud conviction

Woman discharged on NAU fraud conviction

| 10/01/2020 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A 66-year-old woman walked away from court without a conviction Thursday, despite having admitted a fraud related charge after she failed to declare she owned a house worth around $290,000 while claiming money from the Needs Assessment Unit. Hermine Stoney had claimed poor relief for a seven year period, receiving just under $30,000. But […]

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