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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

18th April 2018

On 1 February 2018, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Non-Contentious Probate and Administration of Estates) Rules, 2018 and the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Court Proceedings Fees) Rules, 2018 came  into force in Montserrat. Both Rules are issued by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court under section 17 of the Supreme Court Order 1967 (S.I. 1967 No. [...]

Domestic Violence Bill placed before a Select Committee

18th April 2018

The Domestic Violence Bill  underwent the introduction and first reading before the Legislative Assembly on 19th December 2017. The Bill seeks to provide greater protection for victims of domestic violence and to make provision for the granting of protection orders and for connected matters. The Domestic Violence Bill, subsequent to its first reading, has been [...]

‘Companies Bill Before the Legislative Assembly’

18th April 2018

Montserrat currently has three separate company statutes, the Companies Act (Cap. 11.02), the International Business Companies Act (Cap. 11.13) and the Limited Liability Companies Act (Cap. 1.14). The principle purpose of the Companies Bill is to replace these existing company statutes with a modern Companies Act. The Companies Bill had its introduction and first reading [...]