New Website Launched For The Attorney General And Ministry Of Justice And Legal Affairs
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 25, 2020 (ZIZ News): In an effort to share information about the Office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs a new website is under construction.
According to a press release issued on Monday, the website is part of a new thrust by the nation’s Attorney General Hon Vincent Byron it is coming at a time when the virtues of promoting a freedom of information culture are being embraced and fostered by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.
This comes as the Government moves to operationalize the Freedom of Information Act.
The site features overview information regarding the Office of the Attorney General as well as overview information regarding the various departmental responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs.
It will also provide a source of news and other pieces of content providing further insight into the operations and activities within the purview of both Cabinet portfolios.
According to a statement, as time goes by, every effort will be made to provide additional information in order to give greater effect to the provisions of Section 18 of the Freedom of Information Act.
It is envisaged that the website will serve as a precursor for crossing the next threshold of obligations under the Act; whereby public bodies will be in a position to respond to specific requests for information.
The website address is www.legal.gov.kn.