Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Amendment) Bill 2019

No.of 2019Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court      Saint Christopher

     (Saint Christopher and Nevis)     and Nevis

(Amendment) Bill, 2019

SAINT CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS



No.         of 2019

A BILL to amend the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Saint Christopher and Nevis) Act, Cap. 3.11.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the National Assembly of Saint Christopher and Nevis and by the authority of the same as follows:

 

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Saint Christopher and Nevis) (Amendment) Act, 2019.

 

2. Interpretation.

In this Act,

Act” means the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Saint Christopher and Nevis) Act, Cap. 3.11.

3. Amendment of section 58.

The Act is amended in section 58 sub-section (4) by replacing it as follows

58.

(4)The Registrar shall furnish the necessary forms and instructions in relation to notices of appeal or notices of application under this Act to any person who demands the same, and to officers of the Court of Appeal and of the High Court, the Commissioner of Corrections and such other officers and persons as he or she thinks fit and the Commissioner of Corrections shall cause those forms and instructions to be placed at the disposal of prisoners desiring to appeal or to make any application under this Act, and shall cause any such notice given by a prisoner in his or her custody to be forwarded on behalf of the prisoner to the Registrar.”.

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A. MICHAEL PERKINS

             Speaker

 

Passed by the National Assembly this                day of                             , 2019.

 

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SONIA BODDIE-THOMPSON

      Clerk of the National Assembly

 

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