Cayman to host OTs attorneys general

| 14/02/2019
CNS Local Life
Attorney General Samuel Bulgin

(CNS Local Life): Attorney General Samuel Bulgin will host this year’s Overseas Territories (OTs) attorneys general two-day conference, starting Tuesday, 19 February 2019. Attendees will include all UK OTs attorneys general as well as representatives from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Departments of Justice of Canada and the US, and the Cayman Islands.

Bulgin said in a government press release that the conference would provide “an invaluable forum for exchange of information and experience for OTs attorneys general”.

He added, “It will help in the implementation and formulation of action plans of legal importance to the territories.”

Additionally, the forum provides an annual opportunity for the attendees to discuss matters of common interest and exchange views for their territories’ benefit, the press release said.

Topics for discussion include disaster preparedness, anti-corruption and anti-bribery, Financial Action Task Force reviews, extension of human rights and international conventions and child safeguarding issues within each territory. Human rights topics will include LGBTQ rights.

The attendees will also discuss law revision and law reform, among other subjects.

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