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Laws cause of LA delays, premier says

Laws cause of LA delays, premier says

| 03/03/2015 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The premier has said that there is nothing deliberate or “sinister” about the long break between sittings of the Legislative Assembly. The more than five month gap is down to the preparation of important government legislation, Alden McLaughlin told CNS. He said government needed to prioritise its business and ensure the bills it will […]

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Parliament break – breaks records

Parliament break – breaks records

| 25/02/2015 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The independent member for North Side has accused the current administration of hypocrisy over its management of the legislative timetable. Speaking to CNS Tuesday, Ezzard Miller said he had just learned that the Legislative Assembly will not meet again until the middle of April, almost five months after it last sat and the longest […]

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Information boss cannot call back released data

Information boss cannot call back released data

| 20/02/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): As the Office of the Information Commissioner (ICO) begins an enquiry into the recent release of a swathe of data relating to work permits, officials confirmed that the ICO cannot step in to resolve disputes over personal information until Cayman has a data protection law. Jan Liebaers, the acting information commissioner, said Thursday that he was […]

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Lawyers claim data protection too costly

Lawyers claim data protection too costly

| 21/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands continues to wait on laws to address the legislative gap it has regarding protecting information, the legal profession has made it clear that it feels there is no hurry to introduce the proposed Data Protection Law because it will cost too much. One of many stakeholders that have been involved in the […]

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Immigration law needs to allow same-sex dependents

Immigration law needs to allow same-sex dependents

| 16/01/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The local government will have to start addressing legislation that discriminates against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, a leading professor of law has warned. The need to reform the immigration law to allow same-sex dependent partners on work-permits and anomalies in the decriminalization of homosexual acts are some of the things that […]

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