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On 16 April 2005, the CCJ officially started operations in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Here, the ‘Agreement Establishing the CCJ’ is being signed by the Hon. Owen Arthur, who was Prime Minister of Barbados then. #CCJ13 pic.twitter.com/yhhenQzFb0
— CCJ (@CaribbeanCourt) April 16, 2018
[su_box title=”The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)” style=”soft” box_color=”#54c0f0″]The CCJ was inaugurated on 16 April, 2005, in Trinidad and Tobago, where it is headquartered. Its central role is providing legal certainty to the operations of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). It is structured to have two jurisdictions – an original and an appellate.
In its original jurisdiction, it ensures uniform interpretation and application of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, thereby underpinning and advancing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy. As the final court of appeal for Member States of the Caribbean Community it fosters the development of an indigenous Caribbean jurisprudence[/su_box]