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ATTORNEY GENERAL'S SPEECH FOR THE CONFERENCE OF STATE PARTIES FOR UNCAC PANAMA - Thursday, December 12, 2013

Trinidad and Tobago is very pleased to be participating at this 5th session of the Conference of States Parties and I wish to express our sincere gratitude to the UNODC and the Government of Panama for its very warm welcome...

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Petrotrin V WGTL INC & WGTL St. Lucia Arbitration - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan expresses his delight and happiness with the significant victory in arbitration proceedings between State-owned Petrotrin and WGTL Inc and WGTL St. Lucia. This arbitration took place in Toronto, Canada, before a distinguished Arbitral Tribunal appointed under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration.... read more ...

PRESS STATEMENT RE: LAW CONFERENCE - Tuesday, June 11, 2013
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Attorney General’s Speech at the Opening of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries Conferences - Monday, July 04, 2011
Members of the legal community, executive members of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries, Librarians from the Caribbean and North America, specially invited guests, ladies and gentleman, a pleasant good morning and welcome to the 26th annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries or CARALL, as it is commonly known across the region. read more ...

Address by the Honourable Senator Anand Ramlogan—Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago at Launch - Tuesday, April 05, 2011

It was the English philosopher/lawyer/statesman Francis Brown who said, “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.”

I can unequivocally state that first time novelist Rajni Ramlakhan’s book entitled “Munna’s People” epitomizes the last part of Francis Brown’s quotation. Further, I am sure that the academicians and English-Literature luminaries in our midst would endorse my sentiments.

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Opening Remarks for the Spiritual/Shouter Baptist Liberation Day Celebrations - Tuesday, March 29, 2011
On this momentous occasion of celebrating 60 years of the repeal of the Shouter Baptis Ordinance of 1917, it gives me immense pleasure to give due recognition to our brothers and sisters who had been seared for over 400 years in the flames of withering religious persecution and alienation. read more ...

Feature Address by the Honourable Senator Anand Ramlogan at Civil Law Stakeholders’ Conference - Thursday, March 24, 2011
We here today to discuss an important issue for the State. How can Ministries, departments and Commissions best use the Legal System to ensure that whatever the final outcome the Government, the State has been represented fairly, efficiently and Cost effectively. The former system of civil litigation was regulated by the Orders and Rules of the Supreme Court (as amended), commonly referred to as “the Redbook.” read more ...

AG's Remarks at Handing Over Ceremony to Tax Appeal Board 2010 - Monday, July 26, 2010
It is indeed an honour this morning to address you briefly on the occasion of this handing over ceremony of these Chambers by my Ministry to the Tax Appeal Board. I am happy to join members of the Tax Appeal Board and distungiushed colleagues on this special occasion. I hope that the Tax Appeal Board will bring an end to its nomadic life in the Chambers here at the A.A. Lauis Building. read more ...

AG's Maiden Contribution at Senate- Debate on State of the Economy - Tuesday, July 20, 2010
May I join, Madam Vice-President, in echoing the sentiments, and congratulate my learned friend from the Independent Bench, Sen. Dr. Wheeler, on a very enlightening contribution in your maiden address. It is a matter of great honour for me to make my own maiden contribution in this honourable Chamber, on a debate that I think is both timely and welcomed. As a new administration, we have inherited an economy that is burdened by so many deals and transactions within the visible price tags attached to them, that it affects the state of the economy in a way that behooves us to come clean with the nation and tell it as it is. read more ...

Feature Address at Justice of the Peace Awards (JOPATT) - Saturday, July 17, 2010
It is indeed an honour and pleasure this afternoon to briefly address you on the occasion of the Justice of the Peace Association of Trinidad and Tobago (JOPATT) launching of its first magazine. I would like to congratulate the Association on this monumental achievement. I wish to congratulate especially your Magazine Committee for a job well done. I join with the Executive Committee in acknowledging all those who gave of their time, effort, resources and ability to make this publication a reality. read more ...
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