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March 16th, 2024
Additional consultations being made to address Register of Interest Act – Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr says following the reading of the Register of Interest Amendment Bill, 2024 on March, 7, 2024 the Office of the Deputy Governor has now begun additional consultation to address issues raised in the sitting of the House.

March 8th, 2024
‘What start wrong, can’t end right’- Hon Turnbull blasts changes to Register of Interest Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Opposition Member of the House of Assembly, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has criticized Amendments to the Registers of Interest Amendment Bill in keeping with CoI recommendations stating that he cannot support the bill in its current form, as it is not comprehensive for public officers, rather only for members of the House.

June 19th, 2021
Premier defends capabilities of VI to review & correct its shortfalls

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has defended the capabilities of the territory’s strong Government, Opposition, and democracy to be able to review and fix the local shortfalls of the country without UK intervention.

June 18th, 2021
CoI: Registrar of Interests ‘begged’ for compliance from Dr Smith's NDP

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – During the morning session of the Virgin Islands Commission of Inquiry (CoI) hearing Day 13, on June 17, 2021, the Commission heard that regarding compliance to the Register of Interests Act, 2006, under the previous Dr D. Orlando Smith-led National Democratic Party (NDP) administration (2011-2019), the then Registrar Mrs Victoreen Romney-Varlack had to beg for compliance over several years, to no avail.

November 17th, 2011
deCastro questions purpose of Register of Interest Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Donald deCastro, speaking on his radio programme ‘Night Talk’ aired November 15, 2011, has questioned the Register of Interest Act # 5 of 2006, which mandates members of the House of Assembly to declare their assets, since it is not a public document.

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