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Region and country Archives: Trinidad and Tobago

Kenneth Suratt and Others v. Attorney General, Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago (26 January 2006)

Procedural Posture The plaintiffs filed a motion for constitutional relief under the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago requesting an order compelling the government to establish an Equal Opportunity Commission and Tribunal as mandated under the recently passed Equal Opportunity Act. The trial judge dismissed the motion on the basis that the Equal […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/CO/70/TTO, 31 October 2000: Trinidad and Tobago

11. The Committee urges that priority be given to all necessary preparations, so as to bring into force by proclamation at the earliest possible date the Equal Opportunities Act. The State party should, thereafter, introduce amending legislation to extend the provisions of the Act to those suffering discrimination on grounds of age, sexual orientation, pregnancy […]