Changes in judicial system ‘working’ – Barbados Today


Attorney General Dale Marshall is  “satisfied” with the measures put in place to deal with the systemic issues plaguing the judicial system.Late last year three additional judges were added to the High Court bringing the number there to five to help to deal with the backlog of cases.“I think that we did a wonderful thing by increasing that number of judges to five. It may be, and I don’t know that the Prime Minister would be minded to give us more but in terms of addressing the backlog we might need another two or three but there are other ways and means of addressing the backlog. One of those is a backlog reduction project in the DPP’s (Director of Public Prosecutions) office. We have hired additional lawyers to try to pour over the files for a lot of those very old cases.
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Caddle wants more timely private sector response - Barbados Today

A Government minister says the same private sector which accuses Government of not producing timely statistics comprises the very ones not cooperating with the state’s Statistical Department’s request for data.Marsha Caddle, Minister of Economic Affairs and Investment, made the comments as she contributed to debate yesterday on the Central Bank […]