Turks and Caicos head said to question UK’s alleged failure to keep residents safe – The Guardian

‘A diplomatic row has broken out over the UK’s alleged delay in helping an overseas territory combat a spate of murders and untrammelled drugs trading.’

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The Guardian, 13th October 2022

Source: www.theguardian.com

Power of sale – can the mortgagee be forced to wait? – New Square Chambers

Posted November 5th, 2013 in Crown, jurisdiction, mortgages, news, sale of land, Turks and Caicos Islands by sally

“In Temple Mortgage Fund Ltd v Att-Gen for the Turks and Caicos Islands (unreported, Supreme Court of the Turks and Caicos Islands, 26 July 2013), until just before the trial the only issue appeared to be the timing of the mortgagee’s exercise of its power of sale. However, at a very late stage the Defendant raised a further issue, namely whether certain provisions in the Plaintiff’s charge were binding on the Crown at all. Both issues were determined in favour of the Plaintiff.”

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New Square Chambers, 31st October 2013

Source: www.newsquarechambers.co.uk

Britain accused of colonialism as it moves to take over ‘corrupt’ islands – The Observer

Posted June 8th, 2009 in corruption, news, Turks and Caicos Islands by sally

“Britain is preparing to suspend the constitution of the Turks and Caicos Islands as a long-awaited inquiry is expected to find evidence that the country has been plagued by endemic corruption.”

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The Observer, 7th June 2009

Source: http://observer.guardian.co.uk

Inquiry urged into UK territory – BBC News

Posted July 7th, 2008 in news, Turks and Caicos Islands by sally

“MPs are urging the Foreign Office to launch an inquiry into the running of a British territory in the Caribbean.”

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BBC News, 6th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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