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Tag: Caribbean Constitutions

  • We Like It So? The Continuing Saga Of Caribbean Savings Law Clauses

    —Ria Mohammed-Davidson, Attorney-at-Law at Chambers of Mr. Rolston F. Nelson, SC, Trinidad and Tobago In the Anglophone Caribbean, no issue has dominated the landscape of constitutional jurisprudence more than the savings law clause. These clauses immunise existing laws and punishments by saving them from being declared inconsistent with the rights and freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights.[i]