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Friday, 25 January 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
The Appeal Court, having on the bench the Senior Puisne Judge, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen, and Justice Prithiviraj Fekna, has allowed the five appeals lodged by Nurjandoa & Ramchurn Enterprise Ltd contesting the fines, three times the value of the VAT due, imposed by the Intermediate Court in five separate appeals.
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The Business Park of Mauritius Ltd (PBML) has recently failed in its application to the Judge in Chambers to recover the State Land of 6 acres leased to Société Futura at Ebène, Moka.
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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:54 Written by News On Sunday
“A citizen’s right to privacy is guaranteed under the law of a democratic Constitution to the same extent as the freedom of expression is protected.”
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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:43 Written by News On Sunday
Justice Rita Teelock sitting at the Family Division of the Supreme Court has recently ordered the repatriation to France of the two minor children of Mrs Geralda Vieillesse.
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Justice Abdurrafeek Hamuth sitting at the Supreme Court has in a ruling last week invited the Master and Registrar to notify the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of the present judgment for any action that he may deem fit to initiate.
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Friday, 11 January 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
It is illegal to import genuine products without having the permission of the person or company detaining the trademarks. Sudheer Maudhoo and Zario Ltd must have now learnt their lesson.
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Mrs M.E. Collet, an employee of the department of Finance at the defunct District Council of Grand-Port/Savane, who was convicted by the Intermediate Court to pay Rs 10,000 fine in respect of each of the 12 counts of information for forgery in a private writing for which she was found guilty, has been acquitted on appeal before the Supreme court.
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Magistrate Niroshinee Ramsoondar sitting at the Intermediate Court has recently found a former University of Mauritius Student, Reetish Kokil, guilty under count 1 of information for possession of 67 cannabis seeds weighting 0.66 grams for the purpose of cultivation in breach of section 34 (1) (b) of the Dangerous Drug Act.
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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:59 Written by News On Sunday
The Law Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) have granted leave to Dharmanand Dhooharika, the editor in chief of weekly Samedi Plus, to appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court having on the bench the Senior Puisne Judge and the Acting Chief Justice, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen, and Justice Ashraf Caunhye, convicting the latter to 3 months’ imprisonment for contempt of Court.
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Barrister Mr Anil Kumar Gayan, Senior Counsel, has been ordered by Justices Eddy Balancy and Saheed Bhaukaurally to pay Rs 10,000 as “wasted costs” in the case of Smegh Ltd versus Vinesh Hookoolah, for not having submitted in time to the bench his “skeleton arguments” as required by law in this appeal case.
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Friday, 21 December 2012 11:02 Written by News On Sunday
Abdool Gafoor Fakira, Sanjiv Kumar Ramjuttun and Jean Denis Volbert will not have to each serve a prison sentence after they were found guilty of abduction and sequestration of Mitradev Ramnarain by the Intermediate Court.
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Friday, 14 December 2012 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
“There is no issue of alleged misconduct by the jury which affects the fairness of the trial.” It is the ruling the Presiding Judge of the Assises Court, Prithiviraj Fekna, gave two weeks ago in the criminal case, where the accused, Jean Desiré Humberto Charles, has been found guilty of assassination of his concubine, Marie Greta Menes, and convicted to 42 years’ penal servitude.
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