December 4, 2020

Cayman Islands appoints first-ever Ombudsman

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The Cayman Islands Government has appointed its first-ever Ombudsman, under the provisions of the Ombudsman Law, 2017. The successful candidate, Sandy Hermiston, is currently General Counsel for the Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner for Alberta, Canada. She brings more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer to this new position, 27 years of which […]

The Editor Speaks: If I tell you the earth is flat – it’s flat!

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If I tell you the overarching Ombudsman Law is a much better option than the two present separate Office of the Information Commissioner and Office of the Complaints Commissioner – it is! And this Ombudsman, whoever he/she will be will also rule on Public Complaints made against the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS). That […]