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#NIDSCourtCase continues now
AG responds to concern about not being able to get a passport without NIDS. She refers to what is required of Jcans wishing to enter some countries eg Canada Spain UK and US #NIDSCourtCase
#NIDSCourtCase AG on right not to be subjected to degrading punishment- says this challenge was not pleaded and shd be discarded. If not she asks court to accept submissions
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J Batts asking if it is not unequal treatment tgat a person from Belize can get a birth certificate without NIDS but a Jamaican resident here cannot #NIDSCourtCase
Really not understanding the AG's response on this issue of inequality. Judges repeating the point they are asking about several times. J Sykes now telling her not to fixate on birth certificate. He is now explaining point to her #NIDSCourtCase Tells Her 2 Look At Broader Point
Judges pointing out that public officials shall require NIDS for services from Jamaicans. AG saying......there is a process govt is going through. Judges telling her to look at text of the law. #NIDSCourtCase
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At the Supreme Court now, waiting for the start of the #NIDSCourtCase. There is a wall of quotes about justice near the entrance. #Jamaica
Court now in session, as CJ Sykes, Justices Batts & Palmer Harrison begin hearing the matter. QC Michael Hylton (representing claimants) introduces the attorneys appearing in the matter, including AG Malahoo Forte QC. Says both sides ready to begin. #NIDSCourtCase #Jamaica
Hylton says both sides agree that the Indian #Aadhaar Act & Indian Supreme Court decisions are relevant to the #NIDSCourtCase. Goes on to say that they differ in regards to approach to the decisions. #Jamaica
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