CCJ Judgment – AG Belize v Zuniga et. Ors, BCB Holdings Ltd et. Ors

24 Jan 2014

In a judgment handed down today, 24 January 2014, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) held that the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Act and the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) No. 2 Act (“the New Legislation”), which amend Belize’s Supreme Court of Judicature Act are constitutional save for certain provisions prescribing minimum mandatory sentences.