Two appeals to be filed over 2012 budget cuts case
Two different appeals in relation to the 2012 budget cuts case will be filed with the Guyana Court of Appeal.
“Because the leader of the opposition was excluded, the process was flawed,” leader of APNU David Granger who is also leader of the Opposition, told Stabroek News. As he was not given an opportunity to respond in a matter in which he was a key player, Granger said, they can appeal acting Chief Justice Ian Chang’s decision to exclude him from the 2012 budget cuts case. “The whole thing was quite bizarre,” he said.
Granger had previously gone to the Full Court but it ruled that it had no jurisdiction to deal with Justice Chang’s decision to strike him out as a defendant in the case. On June 19 last year, Justice Chang struck out Granger and Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh as defendants in the 2012 budget cuts case on the ground that they are …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.