ECSC) Officially Opened its 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Pictured from L-R are: His Lordship the Hon. Justice K. Neville Adderley (High Court Judge (Ag), TVI Commercial Division), Her Ladyship the Hon. Dame Janice M. Pereira DBE, Chief Justice, Her Excellency Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy, Governor General of Saint Lucia and His Lordship the Hon. Justice Gerard Wallbank, (High Court Judge (Ag), TVI Commercial Division).

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court held an official ceremony to open its 50th Anniversary Exhibition under the theme “Celebrating the past and embracing the future.”

The exhibition is being held in collaboration with the OECS Commission, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), The National Association of Library & Information Professionals and the Saint Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA).

The Opening Ceremony was held on October 9th, 2017 at the Castries City Hall. The exhibition will be open for five (5) days from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily.

The main objective of the exhibition is to give the people of Saint Lucia a better understanding and appreciation of the inner workings of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) was established in 1967 by the West Indies Associated States Supreme Court Order No. 223 of 1967.

The (ECSC) is a superior court of record for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), including six independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and three British Overseas Territories (Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, and Montserrat).

It has unlimited jurisdiction in each Member State.