Month: February 2022

Case against Hulhumale’ Magistrate Court

On 20 February 2022, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) had issued a statement in regard to the ongoing litigation case to dissolve the Hulhumale Magistrate Court. JSC states that the decision issued in the Supreme Court case of 2012/SC-S/31, which validates the establishment of the Hulhumale Magistrate Court is a major legal contradiction, as the Judicature …

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Collaboration between UNDP & MED

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Maldives and the Ministry of Economic Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide technical assistance for strengthening evidence-based policy making and enhancing investments in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Maldives.  Signing the MoU on behalf of the Ministry of Economic Development, Minister Fayyaz Ismail stated, …

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The Three Year Ultimatum for Idling Resort Islands

Minister of Tourism recently issued a three-year ultimatum for resorts idling in the “under development” category of properties.  He made the statement in parliament taking a stand on tourism leases where islands remain idle without any form of development despite having consumed several years of the lease period.  The rule change His reference is to …

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