Twenty-Second Meeting of the Legal Affairs Committee  (LAC)

 

Georgetown, Guyana

17 - 18 May 2017

 

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

 

Savingram No. 251/2017 dated 24 April 2017: Twenty-Second Meeting of

The Legal Affairs Committee (LAC), Georgetown, Guyana, 17-18 May 2017

(Convening)

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  Draft Agenda (16 May 2017) Word Acrobat PDF
  Savingram No. 276/2017 dated May 2017 Memorandum of Arrangements Word Acrobat PDF
  Memorandum of Arrangements Word Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

ITEM 1 OPENING

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

PROCEDURAL MATTERS
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ITEM 2    
ITEM 3    
ITEM 4 CONSIDERATION OF:

 4.1      Draft Report of the Twenty-First Meeting of the LAC, 26 September 2016

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Attachment I to 4.1- Draft Report of The Twenty-First Ordinary Meeting of

The Legal Affairs Committee (LAC) Georgetown, Guyana,

26 September 2016

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SECTION 1

INSTRUMENTS FOR REVIEW

ITEM 5 AGREEMENTS:    
 

5.1      Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examinations

           Council   (CXC)

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  Attachment I to 5.1 - Revised CXC Agreement for Signature Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to 5.1 - Protocol on Revision of CXC Agreement Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to 5.1 - Explanatory Memo Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment IV to 5.1 - Brief to the Conference of Heads of Government Word Acrobat PDF
 

5.2        Protocol to the Agreement Establishing the Council of Legal

           Education (CLE)

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  Attachment to 5.2 -  21st LAC Draft Protocol to the Agreement Word Acrobat PDF
 

5.3     Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy

           and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE)

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  Attachment to 5.3 - Draft CCREEE Agreement Word Acrobat PDF
  5.4      Agreement on the Return and Sharing of Recovered Assets Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment I to 5.4 - Responses by the Secretariat to Comments from Saint Lucia on the Agreement on the Return and Sharing of Recovered Assets

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  Attachment II to 5.4 - Responses by The Secretariat to Comments from Trinidad and Tobago on the Agreement on the Return and Sharing of Recovered Assets Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to 5.4 - Final Draft Agreement on The Return and Sharing of Recovered Assets Word Acrobat PDF
 

Addendum to Attachment III to 5.4 Final Draft Agreement on The Return and Sharing of Recovered Assets

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  5.5        CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty (CAWT) Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to 5.5 -Responses by The Secretariat to comments from Trinidad and Tobago on the CAWT Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to 5.5 - Amendments to the text of The CAWT Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment III to 5.5 -Final Revised CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty

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5.6       Protocol Governing CARICOM Control, Inspection and Approval

           Procedures for Trade in Animals and Animal Products

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  Attachment I to 5.6 -  Protocol Governing CARICOM Control, Inspection and Approval Procedures for Trade in Animals and Animal Products Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to 5.6 - Protocol Governing CARICOM Control, Analysis, and Approval Procedures for Trade in Animals and Animal Products Word Acrobat PDF
  5.7     Draft Public Procurement Protocol  Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 5.7 -  Draft Protocol on Public Procurement for the Caribbean Community - Revision (Following the Forty-Fourth Meeting of the COTED , 11-12 May 2017) Word Acrobat PDF
  REVISION TO ATTACHMENT 5.7 FOLLOWING THE FORTY-FOURTH COTED, 11-12 MAY 2017 -  Draft Protocol on Public Procurement for the Caribbean Community Word Acrobat PDF
          6       MODEL BILLS:    
  6.1     Draft Public Procurement Bill Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 6.1 - CARICOM Model Public Procurement Bill Word Acrobat PDF
  6.2     Draft Food Safety Bill Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 6.2 - Draft Food Safety Bill Word Acrobat PDF
  6.3     Draft Anti-Terrorism Bill Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 6.3 -  Draft Model Anti-Terrorism Bill, 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to 6.3 - Draft Model Anti-Terrorism Bill (Comments from Guyana) Word Acrobat PDF
  6.4     Draft Model Mediation Bill Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 6.4 -  The Community Mediation Bill 20.. Word Acrobat PDF

 SECTION 2

 LEGAL ISSUES FOR CONSIDERATION

ITEM 7 LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING FREE MOVEMENT WITHIN THE COMMUNITY: Word Acrobat PDF
  7.1     Definition of CARICOM National Word Acrobat PDF
  7.2     Procedure for refusal of entry of CARICOM Nationals  Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to 7.2 - Free Movement of CARICOM Nationals   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to 7.2 - Free Movement of CARICOM Nationals (GOJ Legal Observations to 21 LAC Paper)   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to 7.2 - Draft Procedure for Refusal of Entry   Acrobat PDF
 

7.3     Applicability of Decisions of Community Organs that confer rights and

          create obligations for CARICOM nationals to countries not actively

          participating in the CSME

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7.4    Requirement for the police certificate of character in the application

          for/verification of a certificate of recognition of skills qualification.

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  Attachment to 7.4 - Police Certificate Word Acrobat PDF
ITEM 8

LEGAL ISSUES IMPACTING THE WORK OF THE SECRETARIAT AND CARICOM

INSTITUTIONS:

   
 

8.1    Status of Implementation of the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities

         of the Caribbean Community and Implications

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  Attachment to 8.1 - Protocol on Privileges and Immunities of the Caribbean Community   Acrobat PDF
  8.2    Status of Headquarters Agreements     
ITEM 9 LEGAL EDUCATION IN CARICOM MEMBER STATES:     
  9.       Report on Survey of Legal Education in CARICOM Member States Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to 9 - Agreement establishing the CLE   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II (a) to 9 - Legal Education Survey - Preliminaries   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II (b) to 9 - Legal Education Survey Report - Main Volume   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II (c) to 9 - Legal Education Survey Report- Bibliography   Acrobat PDF
       

ITEM 10

DECISIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE (CCJ) UPDATE:

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10.1    Maurice Tomlinson v Belize and Trinidad and Tobago

   

 

10.2    Cabral Douglas v. The Commonwealth of Dominica

   
ITEM 11

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

   

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

  In relation to Agenda Item 5.1    
  Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examination Council   Acrobat PDF
  In relation to Agenda Item 5.7    
 

Extract From The Draft Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions

of The Forty-First Meeting of The Council For Trade And Economic Development

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  Extract From Draft Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions of The Forty-Third Meeting Of The Council For Trade And Economic Development (COTED) Word Acrobat PDF
 

Extract From The Draft Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions of The Fortieth Meeting of The Council For Trade And Economic Development

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  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF

 

 

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