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Grenada owes $3.3 million in arrears to OECS Supreme Court
Published on February 28, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- The Grenada government has disclosed that monies the country owes $3.3 million to the OECS Supreme Court in arrears dating back three years.

Attorney General, Cajeton Hood, said one third of that amount is being paid.

“If you look at it proportionally, I believed that there were arrears due since the year 2011. The contributions are calculated on an annual basis, so if it happens that you do not pay your yearly contribution it backs up into an arrears,” Hood said during a post-cabinet news conference on Tuesday.

“The $3.3 million will take into consideration arrears which existed since 2011 and arrears that would have accumulated up to date.”

A Supreme Court sitting, which was to be held in Grenada from February 24-28, has been withdrawn and legal affairs minister, Elvin Nimrod, said he believes the decision of the court came about because the country’s failure to pay.
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