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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Pacific oyster.

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  • Previously, Nandlall argued that the specific petition before Justice Chang invoked a special jurisdiction of the court as expressly created by Article 163 of the Constitution.

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  • Nandlall had accused the AFC of flouting a number of procedural requirements and called on the court to declare the petition a nullity and or alternatively, strike it out.

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  • "I had the authorities to support my arguments and they all pointed to the fact that non-compliance with the law is fatal," Nandlall said.

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  • "The law is the law," Nandlall said yesterday shortly after the ruling.

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  • Nandlall said the scales of justice had always been tilted in favour of the accused if the law is carefully examined and he referred to the right of an accused to appeal his conviction; the fact that the accused is presumed innocent and the burden of proof being solely on the prosecution.

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  • However, Nandlall referred to the legislation as necessary in the interest of justice being served both sides - the defence and the prosecution.

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  • According to Nandlall, the Court of Appeal had issued a call for Parliament to confer a right of appeal on the prosecution since 1984 and he cited the case of the State v Alvin Mitchell.

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  • On this occasion, Robertson again deferred ruling on the provisional arrest warrant request, although attorney-at-law Anil Nandlall representing the prosecution said that the Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee had signed an Authority to Proceed document in the matter.

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  • Ramson, Ramkarran, Nandlall among likely candidates for attorney general - 21 Comments

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  • PPP / C MP and attorney-at-law Anil Nandlall slammed the court backlog as, "a travesty that has obtained for too long" while declaring that judges have a responsibility to litigants and the populace at large to deliver timely judgments.

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