16 Recommendations Approved by Cabinet

A summary of the 16 recommendations to the Grenada Constitution Reform which were approved by Cabinet:

  1. Establishment of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the final Court of Appeal for Grenada
  2. Change of name from the ‘State of Grenada’ to the ‘State of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique’
  3. Change of the expression ‘Chief of Police’ to ‘Commissioner of Police’
  4. Separation of Powers to protect the Independence of the Judiciary
  5. The inclusion of an ‘e’ in the spelling of ‘Petit Martinique’ to read ‘Petite Martinique’
  6. The Establishment of an Elections and Boundaries Commission
  7. A change of the expression ‘Supreme Court of Grenada and the West Indies’ to ‘The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’
  8. The Attorney–General must be entitled to practice as an Attorney–at–Law in Grenada
  9. Fundamental Rights and freedoms to be refined
  10. Broader rights and freedoms to be provided for, under a section called Directive Principles of State Policy
  11. Oath of allegiance to be made to Grenada instead of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  12. The integrity of certain key persons to be maintained at all times
  13. Not more than three (3) consecutive five-year terms for the Prime Minister
  14. The Governor General or President as Head of State to be chosen by an Electoral College
  15. The presence of an Opposition in Parliament at all times
  16. Fixed date for General Elections (to be provided for in ordinary legislation)

Grenada Constitution Reform Advisory Committee

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