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Min Hinds to act as AG (16 10 18) - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Please be advised that the Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs the Honourable Fitzgerald E. Hinds will act as the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, read more ...

AG paid courtesy call by UNDP Representatives (03 10 18).pdf - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Mr. Madgy Martinez-Soliman, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, and, Ms. Sharifa Ali Abdullah, Assistant Resident Representative (in Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten), on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. read more ...

Min Hinds to act as AG (16 10 18) - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Please be advised that the Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs the Honourable Fitzgerald E. Hinds will act as the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, read more ...

AG paid a courtesy call by British High Commissioner & International Institute of Justice and Rule - Monday, October 01, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by British High Commissioner, His Excellency Tim Stew, Sir David Veness, Former United Nations Under-Secretary General for Safety and Security and Mr. Joe Connell, Senior Adviser on counter-terrorism investigations at the International Institute of Justice and Rule of Law, on Friday 14th September 2018. read more ...

Minister Hinds to act as AG (25 09 18) - Monday, October 01, 2018
Please be advised the Honourable Fitzgerald E. Hinds, M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, will act as the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs from September 25th 2018 until September 27th 2018 read more ...

Reopening of Land Registry - On Time As Scheduled (30 09 18) - Monday, October 01, 2018
The Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs wishes to thank the public and our valued stakeholders for their continued understanding and support as we have been moving our read more ...

TT remains a willing partner on Counterterrorism with USA (19 09 18) - Monday, October 01, 2018
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago warmly welcomes the 2017 Country Report on Terrorism for Trinidad and Tobago released by the Department of State of the United States of America on September 19, 2018. read more ...

Reopening of RGD at AGLA Tower (07 09 18) - Monday, September 10, 2018
The Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs now invites the public to visit the New Location of the Registrar General's Department Port of Spain Office as all services, with the exception of manual searching of the records, have resumed. read more ...

Media_Release_RG_Reopening - Friday, September 07, 2018
The Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs now invites the public to visit the New Location of the Registrar General's Department Port of Spain Office as all services, with the exception of manual searching of the records, have resumed. read more ...

Minister Hinds to act as AG (05 09 18) - Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Please be advised the Honourable Fitzgerald E. Hinds, M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, will act as Attorney General from September 5th 2018... read more ...

RGD POS Relocation (27 08 18) - Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Following upon the merger of the Office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Legal Affairs in 2015 the Government took immediate steps to occupy the incomplete towers at Richmond Street beginning with the move of the Office of the Attorney General into that location. read more ...

The Official Launch of the National Crime Prevention Programme (NCPP) - Saturday, August 18, 2018

Crime is an issue that affects every citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. There is not a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago who is law abiding, civic and right minded who is unaffected by the issue of crime, and this Government will not bury its head in the sand pretending or believing that crime does not exist, and that things do not need to be done to deal directly with Crime.

There are many methodologies in dealing with Crime. Today we are here, in fulfillment of one of the Government's promises in our 2015 Manifesto to deal with crime using a whole of Government approach - the National Crime Prevention Programme - with the involvement of every person, every citizen, every patriot of Trinidad and Tobago.

Crime is not about politics and so I stand before you first as a citizen, a patriot in service of the people of Trinidad and Tobago and pledge for unity in our effort to do our part to tackle responsibly the issue of crime in Trinidad and Tobago.

What can we do?

We can help our young people. We can provide the Police and Intelligence Gathering agencies with information so that perpetrators of crime can be successfully prosecuted. We can look out for those who may be weaker and not have the capacity to defend themselves. We can make responsible decisions followed by responsible actions.

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago will continue to provide every resource, with sincere thanks to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Defense Force, Prison Service, Fire Service and all other arms of law enforcement that aids in the fight against crime, so as to protect and serve every citizen of Trinidad and Tobago.

As Government we publicly pledge our continued commitment through the National Crime Prevention Programme (NCPP) with the support of our 14 Municipal Corporations as well as the Tobago House of Assembly to assist our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime.

The only way to frontally tackle and eradicate crime in Trinidad and Tobago is with your support and a whole of Government approach committed to the preservation of life. Every life.

Together, we can make a difference. Together we are stronger.

 

Stuart R. Young

 

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Online Service Disruption at Registrar General's Department POS (13.02.17) - Friday, August 17, 2018
The General Public is hereby advised that the ONLINE Civil Services of the Registrar General’s
Department, located at 72-74 South Quay, Port of Spain is currently unavailable. This is due to
technical difficulties. read more ...

Disruption in Civil & Land Registry Services at the Registrar General's Department (15.02.17) - Friday, August 17, 2018
The General Public is hereby advised that the Civil and Land Registries of the Registrar General’s Department are currently experiencing technical difficulties. As a result, we are unable to provide services to the public at the present time. read more ...

General Notice pertaining to San Fernando office of the Registrar General’s Department (16.03.17) - Friday, August 17, 2018
The Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs wishes to advise all members of the general public that applications for the New Polymer Birth Certificate can be applied for online via the Ministry’s website at: https://rgd.legalaffairs.gov.tt/ttEventSearchClient/entry.m. read more ...

CFATF 46th Plenary Session (17.11.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Attorney General led a delegation to the CFATF’s 46th Plenary in Georgetown, Guyana during the period Nov 12 - 16. The Plenary addressed critical issues of regional mechanisms to combat money laundering, terrorism financing and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The 4th Round Mutual Evaluation of Barbados was adopted, as were amendments to strengthen the process of mutual evaluation by CFATF. read more ...

Min. Young paid courtesy call by Canadian High Commissioner (16.01.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, was paid a courtesy call by Her Excellency, Mrs. Carla Hogan Rufelds, High Commissioner of Canada and Ms. Pamela Greenwell, Political Counsellor, on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, Corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. The Honourable Minister met with Her Excellency Rufelds and Ms. Greenwell to discuss potential collaboration between Trinidad and Tobago and Canada. read more ...

AG's statement on 2018 U.S. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (07.04.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago notes the release of the United States International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) 2018 which covers the 2017 calendar year and in particular those sections in Volumes I and II of the Report dealing with Trinidad and Tobago. read more ...

Claim in the proceedings brought by the AG and HDC against Jerlean John & others (17.04.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On April 17th, 2018 Madam Justice Donaldson Honeywell set aside her previous Orders
which extended the time for the service of the Claim in the proceedings brought by the
Attorney General and Housing Development Corporation against Jearlean John and
others. read more ...

Online Services Initiatives at Intellectual Property Office of T&T (20.04.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago (TTIPO), a department of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, announces its online services initiatives. read more ...

Press Conference (18.04.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago and Minister of Legal Affairs cordially invites members of the media to attend a press conference today Wednesday 18th April 2018, 1:00 p.m. on the ground floor of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, corner of London and Richmond Streets, Government Plaza. All are asked to attend. read more ...

Two individuals & one entity added to the United Nation’s Security Council Sanctions List (07.04.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Office of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs was successful yesterday, Friday 6th April 2018 in securing Orders from the High Court of Justice in respect of a further two individuals and one entity listed on the United Nation’s Security Council 1267/1989/2253 Sanctions List (‘UN’s1267 Sanctions List’), declaring those individuals listed entities and freezing their funds pursuant to the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Act, Chap. 12:07. read more ...

Claim Against Jerlean John & Other Defendants Refiled in the High Court for Eden Gardens Matter (02. - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On April 27th, 2018, the Attorney General and the Housing Development Corporation re-filed their claim against the following Defendants, Jearlean John, Henckle Lall, Graig Davis, Peter Forde, Project Specialist Ltd, Ronald Heeralal, Point Lisas Park Limited, Anthony Sampath, Patrick Soo Ting and Everil Ross for, inter alia, unlawful means conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duties and bribery. read more ...

Minister Young acting as AG (02.05.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
Please be advised the Honourable Stuart R. Young M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister will act as Attorney General from April 29th 2018 until May 5th 2018 as the Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P, attends meetings with Law Enforcement Agencies in the United Kingdom. read more ...

Minister Young co-ordinates meeting between the Govt of T&T & the UWI (11.05.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, co-ordinated a meeting between the University of the West Indies and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, represented by the Ministry of Health, in pursuing discussions with respect to the Couva Children and Adult Hospital. The meeting took place today, Friday May 11th 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

AG paid courtesy call by outgoing UN Resident Coordinator (13.06.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Richard Blewitt, outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative - Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten on Wednesday 13th June 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, Corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

Minister Young meets with Huawei Reps (07.06.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On Thursday 7th June, 2018, the Honourable Major General (retired) Edmund Dillon, M.P., Minister of National Security and the Honourable Stuart R. Young, M.P., Minister of Communications, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister met with executives of Huawei Technologies for a presentation by one of their top Executive Global Security Officers. read more ...

AG Al Rawi meets with Regional Delegation of the ICRC for Venezuela & the CARICOM States_26.06.2018 - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On Tuesday 26th June, 2018, the Honourable Faris Al Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs met with members of the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross for Venezuela and the CARICOM States. read more ...

AG receives High Court Order of Justice listing Entities (09.07) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On the 6th July 2018, the Honourable Attorney General successfully obtained an Order from the High Court of Justice declaring the following persons, pursuant to section 22B(3)(a), as listed entities for the purposes of the Anti-Terrorism Act, Chapter 12:07. read more ...

Min. Young meets with Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands & Minister of Economic Development of - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On Wednesday 4th July 2018, the Honourable Stuart R. Young, M.P., Minister of Communications, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister hosted a meeting with the Honourable Ivan Steve Martina, Minister of Economic Development of Curacao, His Excellency Jules Bijl, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and other members of the Curacao delegation to strengthen diplomatic ties. read more ...

Minister Young acting as AG (10.07.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
Please be advised the Honourable Stuart R. Young M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister of Communications will act as Attorney General from July 7th 2018 until July 15th 2018 as the Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P, is out of the country on official business. read more ...

Publication Notice CV 2018-02382 Attorney General v Myrna and Abdulpatta - Thursday, August 16, 2018
THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
Claim No. CV 2018-02382 read more ...

Minister Young paid courtesy call by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon & British High Commissioner (07.11.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister was paid a courtesy call by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and United Nations at the Foreign and Commonwealth office and His Excellency British High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago – Mr. Tim Stew on November 7, 2017 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal, AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, Corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain to discuss matters of common interest. read more ...

Launch of Intellectual Library of T&T (21.11.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago announces the launch the Intellectual Property Library of Trinidad and Tobago and the Technical Library/Innovation Hub on 1st December, 2017. read more ...

T&T Nationals Appointed to WIPO List of Neutrals (05.12.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Swiss-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center recently appointed three Trinidad and Tobago nationals to its prestigious List of Neutrals: Mr. Nicholas Lue Sue, an intellectual property consultant and former CEO of Copyright Music Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT), Mr. Anthony Vieira, an intellectual property attorney and Dr. Emir Crowne, a senior lecturer at UWI’s Faculty of Law (Mona Campus) and counsel to K.R. Lalla & Company. read more ...

AG responds to EU's blacklisting of T&T (06.12.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Government notes that following upon a meeting held by the Council of the European Union, a
list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes was published today December 5th 2017
comprising 17 jurisdictions including Trinidad and Tobago and also listing 44 other countries that
will be called upon to implement good governance principles and measures against tax evasion and
tax avoidance. read more ...

AG paid courtesy call by Judicial College of UK & Wales to T&T (08.01.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by His Excellency Tim Stew, British High Commissioner and members of the Judicial College of the United Kingdom and Wales to Trinidad and Tobago on Monday 8th January 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, Corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

AG responds to Opposition comments about terrorism (19.02.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Attorney General has observed commentary appearing in the media and from the Leader of the Opposition, which seeks to paint conflicting views in the Government relative to Trinidad and Tobago’s stance against the continuous threat that is posed by Terrorism in all its forms. read more ...

FATF International Corporation Review Group (ICRG) (27.02.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs welcomes the update of the entry on Trinidad and Tobago contained in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Compliance Document, approved at the recently concluded February 2018 FATF Plenary Meeting in Paris, France. read more ...

AG responds to the President of the Law Associaiton (03.07.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
I refer to the matters at caption and acknowledge receipt of your two (2) separate letters to me both dated
June 29th 2018, which I first received from several members of the media whilst I sat during a sitting of the
House of Representatives on the 29th ultimo. read more ...

Anti-Terrorism Order (09.07.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
Claim No. CV 2018-02382 read more ...

Press Conference (08.12.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, cordially invites members of the media to attend a media conference to be held today (Friday 8th December 2017) at 2:30 p.m. on the Ground Floor, Parliament of Trinidad & Tobago, Tower C, International Waterfront Center, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain. read more ...

Press Conference (29.11.17) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, cordially invites members of the media to attend a press conference to be held today (Wednesday 29th November 2017) at 12:00 p.m. on Level 12 of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner of London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

AG paid courtesy call by UNICEF reps for the Eastern Caribbean Area (17.01.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by several representatives from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the Eastern Caribbean area on Wednesday 17th January 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, Corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

Anti-Counterfeit Training for Customs, Police & other Enforcement Agencies in T&T (IPO release) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
On January 15, 2018 a one-day Anti-Counterfeit Training for Customs, Police and other Enforcement Agencies on Enforcement issues in Intellectual Property will be held in Trinidad and Tobago. This activity has been organized by the Anti Counterfeit & Brand Protection Agency operating in Latin America and the Caribbean, DISOSA Brand Protection & Corporate Services (DISOSA BPS) in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO). read more ...

Use of Copyrighted Music at Carnival Events (IPO release) (24.01.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs wishes to remind all event promoters that permission must be obtained to use copyrighted musical works and sound recordings at Carnival and other events. Such permission must be obtained from the respective Collective Management Organisation(s) that are appointed by the owners of these works to administer the licensing of content, collection of royalties and reinforcement of rights on their behalf. read more ...

AG hosts meeting for Non-Profit Organizations (NPO's) (28.02.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs hosted a meeting on the regulation of the Non-Profit Organizations (NPO’s) sector in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

Min. Young paid courtesy call by US delegation (23.02.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, M.P., Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister was paid a courtesy call by Deputy Assistant Secretary, Ms. Tara Tekach of the United States Department of State, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Mr. Adam Jagelski, Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy, Port of Spain and United States Chargé d’Affaires, Mr. John McIntyre, at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain where they discussed matters of common interest. read more ...

T&T's 2017 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) Score (22.02.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs welcomes the 2017 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) Score of 41 released by Transparency International on February 21, 2018. read more ...

AG paid courstesy call by Canadian Delegation (08.03.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Her Excellency Carla Hogan Rufelds, High Commissioner of Canada and Dr. Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Center in the Canadian House of Common on Thursday 8th March 2018 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, Corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain.
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AGLA, UWI & British High Commission meet on AML-CT Financing (16.03.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
Representatives from the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs (AGLA), the British High Commission (BHC) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) met today at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, to discuss the impact of Anti-money laundering (AML)/ Counter-terrorism (CT) Financing as it relates to the Integrity in Public Life Legislation and its structures. read more ...

AG's statement regarding Whistleblowing Allegations concerning Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ... - Thursday, August 16, 2018
Madam Speaker, I have been authorised by the Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago to make the following statement on rapidly developing critical enquiries and investigations before inter alia The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and The United States of America Senate Judiciary Committee as well as the launching of investigation by the bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General from the United States and the granting of warrants by the High Court in the United Kingdom relating to devastatingly sinister link to the alleged illegal interference of the rights of millions of citizens in the United Kingdom and the United States of America all stemming from the activities of several companies including Cambridge Analytica, AggregateIQ (AIQ), and the Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) Group and their affiliate companies which allegedly began out of allegedly illegal data and communication mining activities in Trinidad and Tobago in 2013. read more ...

Press Conference - AG to speak on RGD issues (21.03.18) - Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, cordially invites the media to attend a press conference at 4:30 p.m., today, Wednesday 21st March 2018 in ground floor of the PARLIAMENT of TRINIDAD and TOBAGO, International Waterfront Complex, Port of Spain in response to matters related to the Registrar General’s Department. read more ...

Press Conference - Min. Young reveals bid rigging info (16.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago cordially invites members of the media to a press conference to be held today at 1:30 pm in the Ground Floor lobby of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner of London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. All are asked to attend. read more ...

Charter of Commitments signed between T&T and Canada (17.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
On Wednesday 11th October, 2017, a Charter of Commitments was signed between the Correctional Service Canada and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. read more ...

AG, Min. Young & Nat. Security Minister meet with US delegation (24.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
On Tuesday 17th October, 2017 The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Major General (RET’d) the Honourable Edmund Dillon, Minister of National Security and the Honourable Stuart Young, M.P. and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs received two recently appointed members of staff of the Embassy of the United States of America, Mr. Jason Hammontree, Security Policy and Assistance Coordinator, and Mr. Robert Price, Assistant Legal Attaché. read more ...

Press Conference - AG to speak on Tax Info Exchange locally & internationally (27.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi M.P, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs cordially invites members of the media to a press conference to be held today at 2:00 p.m. read more ...

Global Forum (27.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago recognizes how on-going collaboration and cooperation between tax governance and tax administration is critical in the fight against tax evasion and in protecting the integrity of tax systems and provides an opportunity to make a viable dent in the fight against corruption and tax evasion. read more ...

Terrorist Attack in Manhattan (01.11.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
On behalf of the Government and People of Trinidad and Tobago, the Honourable Attorney General wishes to express our absolute shock and dismay at the horrific attack on innocent civilians that took place in Manhattan on October 31st. read more ...

AG paid courtesy call by US Delegation (06.11.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander of the US Southern Command, and his US delegation on Monday 6th November 2017 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

FINANCIAL ACTION TASK FORCE INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION REVIEW GROUP REVIEW OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Trinidad and Tobago was the first of the 25 members of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), and one of the first of the over 190 countries in the world subscribing to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 40 Recommendations, to have undergone the new 4th Round Mutual Evaluation process. read more ...

Minister Young meets with BCCC & University of London Business Development Representatives (23.06.17 - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, was paid a courtesy call by Ms. Nadira N. Persad, Country Manager of British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC), Ms. Louise Blair, University of London Business Development representative and Mr. James Telfer, Chairman of British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) on Friday 23rd June 2017. read more ...

Minister Young meets with BCCC & University of London Business Development Representatives (23.06.17 - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, was paid a courtesy call by Ms. Nadira N. Persad, Country Manager of British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC), Ms. Louise Blair, University of London Business Development representative and Mr. James Telfer, Chairman of British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) on Friday 23rd June 2017. read more ...

Minister Young meets with British & Canadian Delegations (04.07.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister met with His Excellency Tim Stew, British High Commissioner, Her Excellency Carla Hogan Rufelds, Canadian High Commissioner and Mr. Patrick Stevens, Head of the International Department of the Crown Prosecution Service of the United Kingdom on Tuesday 4th July 2017. read more ...

Minister Young to act as AG (03.08.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Please be advised the Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister will be acting as Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs from August 1st 2017 until August 15th 2017 as the Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, MP, proceeds on official leave. read more ...

AG responds to Sen. Gerald Ramdeen’s comments during the Debate of the Miscellaneous Provisions - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
During the debate of “The Miscellaneous Provisions (Trial by Judge Alone) Bill, 2017” in the Senate on Tuesday March 15, 2017, Senator Gerald Ramdeen, wilfully misrepresented to the Parliament, by referring to an unreported High Court case, that the proposed amendment to section 4(A)(6) of the Offences against the Person Act, Chap. 11:08 was in conflict with the judgment in the case. read more ...

United States seeks return of Trinidad National (16.08.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Attorney General (Ag.), the Honourable Stuart Young on the 15th August 2017 signed a WARRANT OF COMMITTAL (By Consent) which was presented before the Chief Magistrate (Ag.) Mrs. Maria Busby Earle-Caddle by the Central Authority Unit for the Extradition of DAVEANAN SOOKDEO, a national of Trinidad and Tobago. read more ...

Listing of Shane Crawford under UN 1267 ISIL (Da'Esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions List (19.08.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Attorney General is pleased to inform that yesterday, August 18, 2017, the United Nations ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee designated a Trinidad and Tobago national, Shane Dominic Crawford, as an individual on the United Nations 1267 ISIL (Da'esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions List. read more ...

Press Conference (12.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, M.P, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, will host a press conference at 2:30 p.m., today, Thursday October 12, 2017 in front of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago... read more ...

T&T signs MOU with Sri Lanka and Cuba (02.11.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Towards achieving a Global Presence: Today the Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (FIUTT), witnessed by the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Honorable Faris Al-Rawi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Financial Intelligence Units of Sri Lanka and Cuba in Argentina. read more ...

Press Conference - AG to speak on outcome of FATF Meeting in Argentina (07.11.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, cordially invites members of the media to attend a press conference to be held today at 2:00 p.m. on Level 12 of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs at the AGLA Tower, Government Plaza, corner of London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

AG paid courtesy call by Mr. Rob Davies, Criminal Justice Adviser to TT, British High Commission - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi M.P. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Mr. Rob Davies, Criminal Justice Adviser to Trinidad and Tobago, British High Commission on Monday 28th August, 2017. read more ...

AG's statement on the Manchester Terrorist Attack (23.05.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The government and people of Trinidad and Tobago join the rest of the world in condemning the horrific and cowardly terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena , United Kingdom late yesterday evening. read more ...

Minister Young paid courtesy call by Canadian High Commissioner (10.01.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Her Excellency (Ms.) Karla Hogan Rufelds, High Commissioner of Canada, paid a courtesy call to the Honorable Stuart Young , MP.Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago, at the AGLA tower  on Friday 6th January 2017. read more ...

AG speaks at ARIN-CARIB Steering Meeting (07.02.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, MP, Attorney General & Minister of Legal Affairs welcomed attendees at the opening ceremony of the ARIN-CARIB Steering Group Meeting this morning (Tuesday 7th February 2017) at the Parliament of Trinidad & Tobago. read more ...

AG responds to Opposition's statements (re- AG's alleged dictatorial statements) (16.02.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Attorney General delivered the feature address at the Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) breakfast meeting on the fight against anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism at the Government Campus Port of Spain on Tuesday  February  14th 2017. read more ...

Filing of the First Geographical Indication (GI) Application in T&T (17.02.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Ministry of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs , Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago ("TTIPO"), has been working closely with the Montserrat Cocoa Farmers' Cooperative Society Limited ("MCFCSL") through Mrs. Olive Ramchand, Senior Partner, Fitzwilliam Stone Furness-Smith & Morgan to facilitate the filing of the first Geographical Indication("GI") application in Trinidad & Tobago under the Geographical Indications Act Chap. 82:78. read more ...

Minister Young meets with British High Commissioner (20.02.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, was paid a courtesy call by British High Commissioner His Excellency Tim Stew, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Mr. Paul Holewell and Mr. Julian Davies of the British National Crime Agency. read more ...

Order of the High Court under Section 22B of the Anti-Terrorism Act against Shane Crawford - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 the Attorney General filed an application in accordance with Section 22B(1)(b) of the Anti-Terrorism Act, Chap. 12:07 seeking an Order of the High Court declaring Shane Crawford to be a listed entity and freezing his funds. read more ...

Signing of an MOU between UTT & Ministry of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs (31.03.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT), as an academic institution, has prioritized the discovery and development of entrepreneurs and the commercialization of research and development to spawn companies for wealth generation and the enhancement of life in our nation. read more ...

The Attorney General & Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Mr. Mark Pritchard MP - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi, MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs was paid a courtesy call by Mr. Mark Pritchard MP, Joint Chairman of the All-party Parliamentary Group on the Abolition of the Death Penalty on Monday April 3rd 2017 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Campus Plaza, corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain. read more ...

Minister Young paid courtesy call by the Right Honourable Baroness Anelay of St. Johns DBE(02.05.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, MP, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister was paid a courtesy call by the Right Honourable Baroness Anelay of St. Johns DBE, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Campus Plaza, Corner of London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain on Monday 1st May 2017. read more ...

Public Notice - Listing of Shane Crawford under UN 1267 ISIL (Da'Esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Members of the Public are advised that the United Nations Security Council has established a Committee referred to as the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities. read more ...

Exparte Order against 2 members of TTDF (18.08.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Arising out of allegations by the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force against Private Josimar Belgrave and Corporal Jason Richards involving allegations including embezzlement and/or misappropriation of monies in the sum of One Million Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand Trinidad and Tobago Dollars (TTD$ 1,480,000.00) the Honourable Attorney General filed proceedings in the High Court on August 17th 2017 intituled as CV 2017-03015 between The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago and Private Josimar Belgrave (First Defendant) and Corporal Jason Richards (Second Defendant) seeking inter alia repayment of monies found to have been embezzled by the Defendants and are to be recovered by the TTDF and seeking injunctive relief including freezing of assets and orders for disclosure and discovery from the Defendants and certain financial institutions read more ...

Closure of RGD Arima Sub-Office (05.09.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) Arima will be closed until further notice. read more ...

T&T National extradited to USA (13.09.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Yesterday at 12:30 am DAVEANAN SOOKDEO, a national of Trinidad and Tobago, citizen of Canada and resident of the United States of America was extradited (by consent) to the United States of America. The fugitive Sookdeo was handed over to two (2) U.S. Marshalls by members of the Interpol Bureau led by Sergeant Herman Narace, with assistance from the OCNFB and the CID Task Force. read more ...

Closure of RGD Sub Office - Arima (23.10.17) - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) Arima will be closed today from 12 noon. read more ...

Enhancing and Strengthening the Global Approach to Intellectual Property - Thursday, July 26, 2018

On July 26 - 27, 2018 The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Honourable Faris Al-Rawi alongside the Comptroller of the Intellectual Property Office, Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. Regan Asgarali were welcomed by the Government of St. Lucia who hosted the July 2018 World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) Regional Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property for Judges and Officials with Jurisdictional Powers.

Established in 1967, WIPO is one of 15 specialised agencies in the United Nations created to promote the protection of Intellectual Property worldwide.

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind. This includes written and artistic work, inventions, designs and even names and symbols used in commerce. IP can be broken down into categories of Copyright, Trademark and patents.

These categories enable owners of Intellectual Property to earn recognition or financial rewards from their creations, as well as the right to determine how such property is used.

(Abstract from St. Lucia News Online. For more information on this article please visit: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/saint-lucia-hosts-world-intellectual-property-organisation-meeting/)

AGLA...Bringing the pieces together...

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Press Conference - AG to speak on outcome of FATF Meeting in Argentina (07.11.17) - Tuesday, November 07, 2017
The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi MP, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs read more ...

LEGAL OPINION - In the Matter of C.V 2013-01971 Petrotrin vs. Mr Malcolm Jones - Tuesday, March 08, 2016

I have been asked by Instructing Attorney in this matter to prepare a note of advice to the Board of Petrotrin in relation to the company's ...

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DISCONTINUANCE OF CLAIM NO. CV 2013-01917 – PETROLEUM COMPANY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LIMITED - Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Faris Al-Rawi wishes to place on record the facts relative to the discontinuance of the claim by Petrotrin against Malcolm Jones... 

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