In 1999/2000, the then Panday administration made significant alterations to the Sexual Offences Act 1986. The big issue in 1986 was the question of “marital rape” in section 4.
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ECA commends former president for service
The Employers Consultative Association of T&T (ECA) has expressed its sadness at the passing of former President of the Republic, Professor George Maxwell Richards.
“Indeed, Professor Richards bequeaths to posterity a legacy of illustrious service and significant accomplishments of which his family, friends and loved ones can be eternally proud,” said a release from the ECA yesterday.
Richards passed away on Monday and served as President from 2003 to 2013.
“The ECA will particularly remember His Excellency's love for life and his ability to appreciate and enjoy those things that are uniquely Trinidad and Tobago. He was an exemplary citizen, a consummate professional, a distinguished President and most importantly, a committed family man.”
The ECA said it joins the national community in expressing its heartfelt condolences to the family of Richards during this very difficult time.
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