Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan says there will be no further extension in the roll out of the demerit point system in this country.
The system was supposed to take effect on March 2, however, it was announced that the proclamation would instead take place one month later, April 2nd.
Government’s move to shift the retirement age for judges from 65 to 70 years has raised an Opposition query about judges’ mental faculties at that age.
The concern was raised by UNC MP Vidya Guyadeen-Gopeesingh in Parliament on Wednesday after Attorney General Faris Al- Rawi piloted a bill to increase judges’ retirement age to 70.
Finance Minister Colm Imbert has denied that fake polymer $100 notes are in circulation.
Responding to questions posed by Couva South Member of Parliament Rudranath Indarsingh on two reports of counterfeit bills being passed off as real bills in Parliament yesterday, Imbert said he spoke to the head of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT), Karen Darbasie.
Imbert said Darbasie told him there were no fake notes in circulation.
A man from Carenage has filed a lawsuit challenging the prohibition of the importation of camouflage clothing and material.
Sanctions should be placed on the company or system being used for prisoner transport if it is found that many of the illegal transmissions authorities seek to intercept from prisoners emanate from inside those transport vehicles, says Independent Senator Paul Richards.