Ramson has taken first reading of this Bill to parliament.
The bill proposes that a lazy magistrate shall have jurisdiction throughout Guyana. These Lazy Magistrates will be given a clerk each.
These lazy magistrates could only try
- criminal cases where the punishment does not exceed G$10,000
- civil cases where the dispute does not exceed G$25,000
Of course they could transfer cases or adjourn cases.
The question in our minds:
Will Guyana's legal system be better served by this bill?