The Magistracy Recommences Operations July 12

Saturday, 10 July 2021 - 2:51pm

However, to better serve our clients safely, the Magistracy, Sakal Place, will recommence operations from Monday, July 12, 2021 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday. 

Limited Hours At High Court Registry

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 - 3:52pm

The public is advised that effective today, June 30, the High Court Registry will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Magistrate’s Court Closed Until Further Notice

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 - 7:32am

The public is advised that the Magistrate’s Court is closed to the public from today June 30 until further notice.

Notice Of Court Closure

Monday, 22 March 2021 - 11:52am

The public is advised that the Magistrate’s Court will be closed from Monday, March 29 until Friday, April 9 except for arrest matters.

Statement from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on Discontinuance of Criminal Matters

Thursday, 25 February 2021 - 1:13pm

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions advises the public that the office will not accept written requests for ongoing criminal matters to be discontinued from any virtual complainant or witness.  If there are concerns about the case, virtual complainants and witnesses should report those to the law enforcement officers in charge of investigating their cases. 

BVI Courts Welcome Justice Darshan Ramdhani

Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 9:48am

Constitutional, public and criminal law expert Justice Darshan Ramdhani has joined the Virgin Islands’ bench as High Court Judge.

Justice Richard Floyd Joins BVI Courts

Thursday, 11 February 2021 - 4:59pm

Seasoned judge, attorney and legal instructor His Lordship the Honourable Justice Richard Floyd has joined the Virgin Islands’ bench as Head of the Criminal Division.

Vareen Vanterpool-Nibbs Appointed Registrar, High Court

Monday, 8 February 2021 - 10:49am

Experienced legal professional Mrs. Vareen Vanterpool-Nibbs has been appointed Registrar of the High Court effective February 15.

Statement from Magistrate's Court Manager, Mrs. Annette Williams-Sylvester Regarding Restriction on In-Person Appearance in Magistrate's Court Following End of Four Day Quarantine

Friday, 22 January 2021 - 5:07pm

As you are aware, the world and the Territory continue to manage the effects of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and the Government of the Virgin Islands has taken many measures to control, prevent and suppress the spread of the virus. As such, effective  December 1, 2020, the Government implemented a protocol wherein arriving passengers to the Territory on (Day 0), are required to quarantine for four days only, and following receipt of a negative COVID-19 PCR test, persons are allowed to move freely within the Territory. Persons travelling from the United Kingdom and the Dominican Republic are required to quarantine for fourteen days.

Statement From The Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecutions On The Sentencing Of Anthony Angol At The Magistrates’ Court On 22 December, 2020

Wednesday, 23 December 2020 - 10:50am

On the 22nd December, 2020 Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards sentenced Anthony Angol.  Angol was found guilty on December 14, 2020 for the two (2) offences that were before the Court. The offences were:

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