01 October 2014
Friday, 05 April 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
Jugdeo Mungra has been successful a second time in his dispute with Vassiny Anacootee concerning the occupation of a portion of land of 5,000 square metres situated at Beau Songes.
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Justice Saheed Bhaukaurally and Nirmala Devat sitting on appeal have allowed the appeal lodged by Sun Resorts Ltd and quashed the appellant’s conviction for breach of Section 85 (1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
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Friday, 22 March 2013 15:08 Written by News On Sunday
Justice Benjamin Marie Joseph sitting at the Assises Court has sentenced French national Toma Carlos Pedraza to 14 years’ penal servitude and to a fine of Rs 100,000 after the accused was found guilty of importation of 2,786 subutex tablets.
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Justice Nirmala Devat has set aside the plaint entered by Hamid Auckloo and his wife, Li Ngat Leung, who sought for an order from the Supreme Court for the revocation of the adoption of Jean-Patrick Koo Moy Sing pursuant to Article 363 of the Civil Code.
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Friday, 15 March 2013 11:39 Written by News On Sunday
The Supreme Court, having on the bench the Senior Puisne Judge, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen, and Justice David Chan Kan Cheong, has refused to barrister Sanjeev Teeluckdharry, leave to apply for Judicial Review to contest the decision of the chief Justice, Bernard Yeung Sik Yuen, to institute a Disciplinary Committee following a request made of the Attorney General to look into a case of alleged professional misconduct involving the applicant.
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Bearing in mind the more stringent warning applicable in cases of voice identification to which this Court is fully alive, I find that the quality of evidence available is poor as well as unsupported so that it would be most unsafe and insecure to rely on such evidence to find the Prosecution proved under count 2 beyond reasonable doubt.
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Magistrate Niroshinee Ramsoondar sitting at the Intermediate Court has found guilty Tekananand Pochoo, driver of a goods vehicle guilty of involuntary homicide by imprudence causing the death of motorcyclist Louis Marcel Armance but without the intention to kill and convicted the accused to a fine of Rs 50,000 and the impounding of his driver licence for two years.
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Friday, 08 March 2013 13:12 Written by News On Sunday
The fine of Rs 4,561,590, which Police Inspector R. Seewoosungkur has to pay after he was found guilty of and convicted for fiscal evasion on non-declared goods imported illegally from Dubai, has been upheld on appeal before the Supreme Court.
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The attachment order (saisie-arrêt) obtained by Philippe François Georges Lenferna, the attaching party against Jacques Victor Guy Randabel in the sum of Rs 20 million before the Judge in Chambers in 2011 is still valid.
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Friday, 01 March 2013 15:45 Written by News On Sunday
Justice Gérard Angoh sitting in Chambers has declined last week to validate the application for attachment (saisie-arrêt) lodged on 1 March 2011 by ING Bank N.V in the hands of the garnishee, the West Indian Ocean Company Ltd.
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The Labavarde family has lost its appeal against the Nam Cam family in relation to the ownership of an immovable property situated at Arsenal before the Court of Civil Appeal.
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Friday, 22 February 2013 13:13 Written by News On Sunday
The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has been given two months’ time to lodge a formal charge against the former Health Ministry and MSM member of the National Assembly, Mrs Maya Hanoomanjee, failing which the provisional charge before the District Court of Port Louis, 3rd division with the offence of making use of her position whilst being a public official, for gratification for another person in breach of section 7 and 83 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (POCA) will be struck out.
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