Stakeholders involved in the establishment of the Halls of Justice met on July 9 to discuss the design elements and layout of the Magistrate’s Court phase of the project.
The Magistrate’s Court will reopen on Monday, May 25 and will process matters through the use of in-person and remote hearings.
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is reminding the public of its stance on victims of crimes seeking to discontinue matters before the Court.
The Magistracy is advising the public that its offices in Road Town will open to the public at 12:00 noon on Monday, May 18, while the Virgin Gorda office will be closed.
The public is notified that the Licencing Magistrate will hold a Special Session of the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m.
The public is advised that beginning Monday, May 4, the Magistracy will operate between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday until further notice.
Nikolai Brathwaite and Dekembe Parsons were sentenced for violation of the curfew during a sitting of The Magistrates’ Court held via video-conferencing on April 20.
The Criminal Court has heard two matters over three sittings while the Magistrate’s Court has dealt with one matter despite the 14-day, 24-hour lockdown.
Please see Circular attached.