Video: Over seven decades of law reports now available

Over seven decades of the Law Reports of Guyana are now available and President Donald Ramotar yesterday described it as a major initiative in bringing justice to the people.

The hard copies of the Law Reports of Guyana from 1977 to 2007 were launched yesterday along with electronic versions dating from 1930 to 2007. The initiative is as a result of the Modernisation of Justice Administration System Project being carried out by the Ministry of Legal Affairs with the aid of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

From right, President Donald Ramotar, Attorney General Anil Nandlall, Chief Justice Ian Chang and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds look on at a visual presentation of the online law report website (Photo by Arian Browne)

From right, President Donald Ramotar, Attorney General Anil Nandlall, Chief Justice Ian Chang and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds look on at a visual presentation of the online law report website (Photo by Arian Browne)

The reports dating back to 1930 are available in the hard copies, allowing access to cases from the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

The web address that had been announced for online access was not functional when Stabroek News tried it last evening.

Attorney General (AG) Anil Nandlall, delivering the feature address at the launch at the Sleep In International Hotel, said that reports are very vital to the justice system. He said, “It is important that we have a record so that people of this country can be assured that justice is happening at the right stage [and] that courts can act  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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