April 20, 2018
Attorney Wayne Munroe, QC. Photo: Terrel W. Carey/Tribune Staff
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Munroe: 8,000 police cannot subjugate 400,000 people
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe, QC, has accused the competent authority of “playing games” with Bahamians’ liberty, as he suggested the country could be on the brink of upheaval over the issuance of a new emergency proclamation.
AG ‘reach out’ over web shop tax snafu
The attorney general will “reach out” to Wayne Munroe QC today to find out why his web shop clients are not paying the taxes agreed under the government’s settlement with the industry.
Web shops split over tax ‘solution’
Not all web shop operators have signed up to the tax settlement with the government, a prominent QC revealed yesterday, suggesting legal challenges remain a possibility.
QC Munroe poised to launch class-action against Cable Bahamas
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe wants to launch a class-action lawsuit against Cable Bahamas, hoping to force the service provider to provide customers with all they pay for, or supply credits when it can’t do so.
CLIMBDOWN? Webshops set to win deal on new tax rates
The web shop industry’s “sliding scale” tax structure could be cut to just two bands with much lower rates under new proposals being considered by the Government.
Munroe concern over confidential settlements
AS governments around the world come under fire for confidential settlement agreements, their use persists in The Bahamas in the absence of public scrutiny, alarming transparency advocates.
Legal battle to restart on web shop taxation
The Government and web shops will resolve their dispute over the industry’s “sliding scale” tax structure in the courts, it was revealed yesterday, despite making progress on the “patron tax”.
Web shops stunned by ‘patron tax’ rules tabling
Web shop attorneys yesterday said the sector was stunned by the Government’s tabling of the five percent “patron tax” rules in Parliament given that the two sides remain far apart.
BMC faces legal fight to repossess homes
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe has taken legal action against the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation for repossessing homes in Millennium Gardens, a move he says the BMC was statute-barred from doing.
Web shop QC slams govt for 'disrespect'
The Government was yesterday accused of “disrespecting” the web shop industry by setting an arbitrary end-of-week deadline to resolve their differences over the five percent patron tax.Wayne Munroe QC, the attorney representing the Island Game and Pa
Govt misses $12.6m in web shop revenue
The Government narrowed its first quarter fiscal deficit by 52 percent despite missing out on a projected $12.6m revenue increase in web shop taxation, it was revealed yesterday.Marlon Johnson, the Ministry of Finance’s acting financial secretary, sa
Munroe wants answers on payments made to Ash
A KEY witness in former Labour Minister Shane Gibson’s criminal case told investigators that Jonathan Ash “got all of his payments” from the government. This revelation follows Attorney General Carl Bethel’s confirmation on Tuesday that Mr Ash was st
‘FAMILY COULD SUE OVER MUNNINGS ROAD DEATH’
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe yesterday theorised that the family of Garvanisha Carey, the woman who died after her car struck several concrete barriers that closed off Munnings Road last week, has a “good case” against the government following the incident.
Munroe: Has officer been involved in multiple shootings?
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe wants to know if the police officer responsible for the death of 20-year-old Deangelo Evans has been involved in other fatal police shootings this year. Mr Munroe is representing the Evans family and is expected to start reachin
Witness anonymity bill ‘either dumb or dangerous’
CALLING parliamentarians “either very dumb or very dangerous,” attorney Wayne Munroe, QC, said the Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Amendment Bill 2018 will almost certainly be struck down as unconstitutional by the courts.
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