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Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00

No pension tax for Vice-President

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The retirement pension of the Vice-President of the Republic of Mauritius is exempt from tax. This ruling has recently been upheld by the Appeal Court having on the bench Justices Bushan Domah and Mrs Rehana Mungly-Gulbul.
The two separate motions at different point in time lodged by the former Magistrate Dattatreya Panday before the Supreme Court have been rejected by Justice Saheed Bhaukaurally on the ground of “abuse of the Court’s time”.
The Appeal Court having on the bench the Acting Chief Justice, Mrs Saheeda Peeroo, and Justice Mrs Rehana Mungly-Gulbul in a judgment delivered last week has upheld the ruling of the District Court of Curepipe convicting Mrs Marie joseph Antoinette de Ravel de l’Argentière to pay a fine of Rs 15,000 after the latter was found guilty to a charge of insult by means of threats in public not carrying with it the imputation of fact, in breach of section 296 (b) of the Criminal Code.
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:00

Magistrate non-suits MPL’s plaint against tenant

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Magistrate Mrs Sheila Bonomally, sitting at the Intermediate Court Civil Division, has allowed the Municipality of Port Louis (MPL) to lodge a new plaint with summons against the defendant, Ateliers Créatifs de l’Océan Indien Ltd, claiming Tenant’s tax amounting to Rs  171,192.29 for the period of 2009/2010 to 2011 and this because of a fundamental omission rendering the whole plaint defective.
The Appeal Court, constituted of Justices Mrs Saheeda Peeroo and Gérard Angoh, has dismissed with costs the appeal lodged by Chandrika Ramphul against the Registrar General and upheld the decision of the Assessment Review Committee (ARC) that the Land Transfer Tax and the Registration Duty are due by the appellant.
Firemen employed in the Government Fire Services are not allowed to work in a private firm even after their normal working hours. This ruling has been upheld in an application for judicial review entered by Nomeswar Bheekharry.
The District Court of Flacq having on the bench District Magistrate Ranjeeta Rajkularsingh in a judgment delivered last week has ordered the eviction of two tenants GVT Company Ltd and Top Shop Co. Ltd following a plaint entered by the landlord, Ali Jaumdally, for possession of tenement for breach of the tenancy agreement. The eviction order will take effect at the end of December 2013.
Pursuant to section 123 H (5) of the Road Traffic Act, it is the duty of the police to warn the offender that refusing to give a sample of his blood can play against him in case  he is being sued and  this objection can be utilised in Court.
The District Court of Souillac having on the bench the Acting Senior District Magistrate Mrs Padmini Mauree. In a judgment delivered last week she has acquitted driver Abdool Masood Bolaky sued for using a motor vehicle as a taxi without a PSV (Taxi) Licence.
Three security guards, Jayprakash Nundun, Jean-Laval François and Laval Desiré François have been found guilty of larceny with violence by the Acting Senior District Magistrate, Mrs Padmini Mauree, sitting at the District Court of Souillac, after they were being sued on two counts of information including the second count of possession of stolen property. The Court has not yet pronounced the sentence.
Justice Ashraf Caunhye sitting in Chambers has refused to convert an interim order  into an interlocutory one, forbidding Emtel Ltd & Anors: (a) to proceed with the erection of a telecommunication  station and the installation of the engine with power 18.7 KW  at Georges Ambroisine Street, St François Xavier, Port Louis, and this in contravention of the building laws and regulations; (b) to  do any act which will interfere in any manner whatsoever with the applicants, M.O.R.
The former Deputy Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), Moussa Taujoo has lost his case for damages to the tune of Rs 34 million against ICAC and the State of Mauritius before the Supreme Court.