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LAWYERS CHALLENGE THE COVID EMERGENCY IN COURT

On behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party, Senator Fred Mitchell has welcomed the action of Wayne Munroe Q C to challenge the lawfulness of the orders and the proclamation in the Covid 19 crisis.  The public has lost patience with the matter.  This puts them at odds with the government.  The challenge is a representative […]

Senator Fred Mitchell Speaks Opposing The Extension Of The Emergency

The cut and thrust of the PLP opposing the extension of the emergency proclamation on Friday 24 July 2020 in the Senate. Senator Jamal Moss is put in his place… Senator Carl Bethel is put in his place… He condemns the Prime Minister for his off hand invitation to the Leader of The Opposition.  The […]

Maurice Tynes Again Says The Emergency Must Go | 2 July 2020

As told to the Nassau Guardian: “What we are seeing now from the prime minister is the corrupting influence of power… “The true emergency is in the House of Assembly… “It’s gotten to the point now where, obviously, there are no emergencies dealing with COVID… “The emergency may reappear after today when we start letting […]

Maurice Tynes Writes That The Emergency Order Must End

26 May 2020 Dear Editor, The prime minister announced on March 19, 2020 that he was invoking the provisions of Article 29 of the constitution to decree a proclamation of emergency under which a number of emergency regulations and orders have been legislated to address the crisis arising from the coronavirus. The emergency regulations and […]

WHAT THE DOCTOR SAYS ABOUT THE EMERGENCY | 27 March 2020

By Eyewitness News Sloan Smith Health officials yesterday confirmed community transmission of the coronavirus (COVID) in The Bahamas This comes as four more cases of the virus were confirmed on New Providence – none of which were connected to any of the previous five cases. Community transmission means the source of infection for the spread […]

THE STATE OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY IN THE BAHAMAS

Here is the text of the Proclamation and the Regulations Thereunder PROCLAMATION OF EMERGENCY  WHEREAS Article 29(1) of the Constitution recognizes that the Governor- General may make a proclamation that a state of public emergency exists;  AND WHEREAS Article 29(4) of the Constitution provides that a proclamation of emergency shall, unless it is sooner revoked […]