Jamaican Lower House Votes Yes to CCJ

12 May 2015

Earlier this afternoon, the Lower House of the Jamaican Parliament secured the favorable majority vote required to have that country access the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) Appellate Jurisdiction. The three bills laid before the House of Representatives will now proceed to the Senate. The three bills in question are: an Act to Amend the Judicature (Appellate Jurisdiction) Act, an Act to Amend the Constitution of Jamaica and an Act to make provisions for the implementation of the agreement establishing the CCJ.

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