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Friday, December 06, 2013
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Archie to lay out judiciary plans
Chief Justice Ivor Archie will today lead a congregation of judges, masters, magistrates and attorneys to church to mark the opening of the 2013/2014 law term. The day’s events will begin with an hour-long inter-religious service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on Abercromby Street, Port of Spain, at 10 am.
The service will be followed by a procession from the cathedral, progressing north along Abercromby Street and east onto Knox Street to the Hall of Justice. Archie is then expected to inspect a guard of honour on Knox Street, comprising members of the T&T Police Service. Judges of the Supreme Court and masters of the High Court will then assemble on the steps of the Hall of Justice, facing Abercromby Street, where Archie will take the salute during a march past by the guard of honour.
The Chief Justice is then expected give the feature address, giving an account of the judiciary's achievements during the past year, challenges and future plans, which would take place at the Convocation Hall of the Hall of Justice.
Restrictions will also come in effect at certain parts of the city today from 6 am to 2 pm. Parking will be prohibited on:
• St Vincent Street, between Duke Street and Independence Square north
• Sackville Street, between Richmond Street and St Vincent Street
• Abercromby Street, between Independence Square north and Park Street
• Knox Street, between St Vincent and Frederick Streets
• Edward Street, between Independence Square north and Park Street
• Hart Street
• Duke Street, between Frederick and Edward Streets
• Pembroke Street, between Knox and Park Streets
• Henry Street, between Independence Square north and Park Street
• Queen Street, between Frederick and Edward Streets Traffic is also prohibited from 9 am to 1 pm on:
Taxi drivers plying the St Ann’s route from Hart Street are advised to operate from the southern side of Queen Street, between Frederick and Abercromby Streets, and those operating the St James route from Hart Street should operate from the western side of Henry Street, between Prince and Duke Streets.
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