Charitable organisations are organisations that carry out charitable activities or exist exclusively for charitable purposes.  They operate on a non-profit basis and may be incorporated or non-incorporated. Organisations involved in charitable, sport...

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Mask Law

Mask Law

Mask Law The Public Health Ordinance, CH. 12 No. 4 was recently amended to implement the new mask law effective from Monday August, 31st, 2020 and to impose fines for persons seen violating the Regulations. What is a mask? A mask is any type of ̶...

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Social Media Publications, Libel and Defamation of Character

Social Media Publications, Libel and Defamation of Character

By: Azaria Cheddie             19.08.2020 Social Media Publications, Libel and Defamation of Character The right to freedom of expression is not absolute and must be exercised responsibly and in a manner which does not eviscerate the rights and freed...

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The Rights of a Common Law Spouse Pt 2

The Rights of a Common Law Spouse Pt 2

By: Azaria Cheddie                                            13th July, 2020 This post outlines the rights of a common law spouse to make a claim under the Administration of Estates Act when a partner has died without leaving a […]

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Common Law Relationships – Trinidad and Tobago Law

Common Law Relationships – Trinidad and Tobago Law

By: Azaria Cheddie                                                          13th July, 2020 In Trinidad and Tobago, the parties to a cohabitational or more commonly, common-law relationship have rights under the Cohabitational Relationships Act. [&he...

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Trinidad and Tobago Cannabis Legislation

Trinidad and Tobago Cannabis Legislation

By:  Azaria Cheddie                                                                   14. 07. 19 Regional Developments Amidst the changing global environment, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Conference of Heads of Government at […]

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Historic Ruling for Same-Sex Couples in Trinidad

Historic Ruling for Same-Sex Couples in Trinidad

Historic Ruling for Same-Sex Couples in Trinidad  By Azaria Cheddie              On 21.03.2019 In Claim No. CV2017-00720 between Jason Jones and the Attorney General, the court was asked to determine whether the State has the constitutional authority...

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Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law By: Azaria Cheddie                                                                                           13th July, […]

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Deed Poll – Trinidad Law

Deed Poll – Trinidad Law

Deed Poll – Trinidad Law By: Azaria Cheddie                                                         7th July, 2020 Deed Polls: What are they used for? The legal name for a deed that has been drawn […]

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