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Attorney General Ryan Pinder

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Govt to remove shanty homes via building regulations act

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said the Davis administration would demolish shanty town structures using the process outlined in the Buildings Regulation Act after the Supreme Court failed to deliver a favourable result to the government last week.

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NATION TO ANSWER OVER HUMAN RIGHTS: Government’s position on key issues will be under scrutiny by UN Council

THE government’s position on criminalising marital rape, abolishing the death penalty, banning corporal punishment and protecting the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people will be scrutinised when Attorney General Ryan Pinder leads a delegation to Geneva, Switzerland, for the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) review of our human rights record this week.

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‘UNLAWFUL TO DETAIN FOR OVER 48 HOURS’: AG says govt abiding by law - so no immigration change after ruling by Privy Council

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said a new Privy Council ruling would not change current immigration detention practices because the government has complied with the law in recent times - despite the ruling being hailed as a “landmark” by Fred Smith, KC.

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AG: Don’t be reckless on cases of pollution

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder yesterday cautioned Free National Movement leader Michael Pintard to be mindful “not to make reckless forecasts” as to what may be awarded this jurisdiction for environmental damage in connection to two shipping incidents that took place last year.

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AG: ‘No go’ for $100m FTX Bahamian returns

The Attorney General last night denied that he or any government official gave permission for FTX’s now-arrested founder to violate a freeze order by returning $100m in assets to 1,500 purported “Bahamian” clients.

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AG announces arrest of Sam Bankman-Fried

Former CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried has been arrested, Attorney General Ryan Pinder has announced.

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Attorney General: Decision to close pharmacies misguided

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said officials believe some pharmacies’ decision to close earlier this week was “misguided”.

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Pinder blasts FNM over EU requirements

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder yesterday criticised the former administration for its failure to implement Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and European Union (EU) requirements.

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AG: Minnis Gov’t ‘failed country’ on EU blacklist

The Attorney General yesterday blamed the Minnis administration’s “fundamentally flawed” approach to complying with the European Union’s (EU) economic substance demands for landing The Bahamas on the bloc’s blacklist.

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Down to work on legislative agenda

THE Davis administration intends to advance several pieces of legislation over the next six to nine months, including laws addressing finance reform, citizenship issues and medicinal marijuana regulations.

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AG hails ‘greatest ever Out Islands investment’

The Attorney General yesterday asserted that the Davis administration is making “the greatest investment in the Family Islands of the country that we have seen since independence”.

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‘We will end vexing issues over citizenship’

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder confirmed yesterday the Davis administration will bring an end to the “vexing” issue of inequality between men and women regarding the transfer of citizenship through the proposed Nationality Bill 2022.

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'TREASURE SHARE MUST FAVOUR US': Govt seeks to secure ‘majority’ of riches found by explorers

A multi-million underwater explorer yesterday said it will cease treasure salvaging in Bahamian waters immediately if the Government's plans to take a "majority" share of the financial rewards prove unworkable.


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