New Justice Minister meets with Ministry’s Executive Team
Newly appointed Justice Minister, The Honourable Prakash Ramadhar MP, received a warm welcome from the Executive Team of the Ministry of Justice at his first official meeting held on Monday 9th February, 2015 at the Ministry Headquarters. At the meeting he received status reports on ongoing projects from the Permanent Secretary, the Deputy Permanent Secretary and Heads of Divisions which included those based at Headquarters as well as the Trinidad and Tobago Forensic Science Centre and the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service.
During the meeting, Minister Ramadhar expressed his delight to take up the mantle as the new Justice Minister, being an Attorney at Law who once practiced before the courts of Trinidad and Tobago. He outlined his own vision for the Ministry and also expressed his willingness to continue the work started by his predecessors.
Minister Ramadhar acknowledged the Ministry of Justice as one the most important Ministries of Government and recognised the strides it has made in policy development and the upgrade of delivery systems in the Criminal Justice System and Penal Systems. He stated that the Ministry is well on its way to becoming the flagship Ministry of Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry of Justice congratulates the Minister on his new appointment and looks forward to further positive developments in the transformation of the Criminal Justice and Penal Systems under his leadership. ...
The Ministry of Justice will today launch the first Victims’ Handbook: A Guide for Victims of Crime in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Handbook aims to provide victims of crime with a better understanding of their rights and lists services that deliver targeted care and support available to assist in the journey to recovery such as counselling, legal advice and support provided by the State and Non-Governmental Organisations.
The full publication is available on the Ministry's website. Please click this link to access it now http://www.flipsnack.com/9868C7EC5A8/moj-victims-handbook-final-fdpaola3d.html...