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Nicholson responds to JLP, says party can’t complain

Published:Saturday | October 24, 2015 | 10:59 PM
A.J. Nicholson chided his opposition counterparts, saying those who do not show respect for the President of the Senate and refuse to behave with the decorum required cannot complain because decency and upholding the dignity of the Parliament are being insisted on.

Senator A.J. Nicholson has fired back at Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), urging them to act in the interest of the public and have the letter turned over to the President of the Senate.

The Leader of Government Business in the Senate says he believes the letter is being suppressed because some of its contents support the arguments being made by Government Senators in the debate on three bills that seek to establish the Caribbean Court of Justice as the country’s final appellate court.

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Nicholson chided his opposition counterparts, saying those who do not show respect for the President of the Senate and refuse to behave with the decorum required cannot complain because decency and upholding the dignity of the Parliament are being insisted on.

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He charged that the widespread public endorsement of the move to grant Jamaicans greater access to justice has forced opposition Senators to resort to quarrelling.