Jury system to be reformed-Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Monday announced that a full reform of the jury system is expected to take place this year.

During his budget contribution, Nandlall posited that the administration of criminal justice is a two-way street and that the state and by extension the victims of crimes and their relatives are equally entitled to a fair trial as is the accused person.

“That delicate balance must always remain intact. The jury system is an integral factor in this equation,” he stressed.

According to Nandlall, during discussions with the Director of Public Prosecutions and representatives of the Commission on Women …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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