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Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments

May 27, 2013

In the Commonwealth of the Bahamas judgments obtained outside of the jurisdiction of The Bahamas can be registered in the Bahamas if the provisions of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1924, chapter 77 of the Statute Laws of the Bahamas (the Act) are complied with. Section 3 of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act […]

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The Tribune: Three attorneys from Halsbury Chambers speak on ‘Wills, Living Wills & Trusts’

May 16, 2013

Bahamians too frequently overlook the certainty of death, top attorneys and a medical expert warning that the failure to leave their financial house in order can leave loved ones and family vulnerable. It could also place an undue burden on family or doctors to make end-of-life life and death decisions in a country where living […]

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The Protection of the Child – Part 2

May 6, 2013

In our issue, Protection of the Child Part I we looked at the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).  In this issue we will consider the Child Protection Act. The Child Protection Act 2007 in essence harmonizes the provisions of UNCRC with our domestic law and brought under one umbrella several […]

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Real Property Tax Amnesty Program

April 22, 2013

The Government of the Bahamas has initiated a new Real Property Tax Amnesty Program which took effect on March 1, 2013. The purpose of this initiative is to allow property owners the opportunity to have their property assessed without any penalties. In addition, this initiative allows property owners to bring their accounts current with opportunities […]

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Protection of the Child (Part 1)

April 19, 2013

As April is recognized in the Bahamas as Child Protection Month, we at Halsbury Chambers thought that we would issue a few Bulletins relevant to the Protection of the Child. Recently the Government observed that child abuse in the Bahamas is on the rise with approximately 1300 cases reported between the years of 2011 and […]

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Attorneys Mrs. Andrea Williams and Mikia Cooper to appear on “You & Your Money”

April 16, 2013

In preparation for the upcoming legal forum (Wills, Living Wills & Trusts) this Saturday, Attorneys Mrs. Andrea Williams and Mikia Cooper will be guests on “You & Your Money“. Please tune in to ZNS this Monday @ 8PM, Tuesday @ 11AM and Thursday @ 6PM

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The Tribune announces Halsbury Chambers’ upcoming free legal forum…

April 10, 2013

On April 20, the law firm Halsbury Chambers will host a free legal forum at the British Colonial Hilton titled “Wills, Living Wills and Trusts”. The first in a new series and sister to the annual free legal clinic, “Information You Need for the Life You Want”, the mini-forum will be limited to the first […]

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Inside the Chamber | March, 2013

April 5, 2013

The first quarter of 2013 has been quite exciting for Halsbury Chambers. After quite a number of years we have changed our website to make it more user friendly for local and international clients. I would encourage you to visit us at www.halsburylawchambers.com. I think you would find most interesting our frequently asked questions. In […]

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Halsbury Chambers to hold Legal Forum at the Hilton

April 3, 2013

Don’t miss the upcoming Legal Forum on Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 11 am – 1pm at the Hilton in Downtown Nassau. The topic is ‘Wills, Living Wills & Trust’.

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The Companies (Winding up Amendment) Act 2011

April 3, 2013

On April 30th 2012, The Companies (Winding Up Amendment) Act 2011 came into effect in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Some of the provisions contained in the amendment Act relates to winding up by the court, voluntary winding up, winding up subject to the supervision of the court, shadow directors, clawback provisions and international cooperation. […]

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