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Energy firms get chilly reception to price rises

first_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was The Dream Girl In The 90s, This Is Her NowMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For Tuesday 30 November 2010 8:10 pm PUBLIC perception of the large energy providers has dived after November saw steep price hikes that will see households face near-record gas and electricity bills this winter, despite the fact that wholesale prices, at 1.7p a kilowatt-hour (kWh), are only half the level of 2008 when they reached 3.2p/kWh, and profits are healthy.On 12 November, British Gas surprised the energy sector by announcing it will increase gas and electricity prices by an average of seven per cent, with many customers facing as much as a 10 per cent rise. This follows news from Scottish & Southern Energy that it will raise prices by 9.4 per cent. Similar raises are expected from Scottish power and npower.These actions have not gone unnoticed. YouGov’s BrandIndex “Buzz” score, which charts the immediate balance of positive and negative sentiments among the population, registered significant drops for each of the big five energy companies during November – -14.4 for SSE, -18.8 for Scottish Power, -5.5 for npower.British Gas though took the greatest hit with its “Buzz” score dropping to a low of -43.2 on 19 November before recovering to -34.8 by the end of the month. This perhaps reflects the double hit of raising their prices whilst at the same time announcing significant profits. Centrica, which operates British Gas, told City analysts just over a week after the increases were announced that its profits were likely to be above expectations, hitting £2.2bn. Only one company, EDF Energy, has pledged to freeze bills over the winter. But though its “Buzz” score rose briefly to a high of 0.3 on the 12 November it has ended the month with an overall drop of -7.1. Stephan Shakespeare is founder and chief executive of YouGov. KCS-content whatsapp whatsappcenter_img Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof Share Energy firms get chilly reception to price rises Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULLlast_img read more


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Terra Mauricia Ltd ( 2009 Annual Report

first_imgTerra Mauricia Ltd ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about Terra Mauricia Ltd ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Terra Mauricia Ltd ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Terra Mauricia Ltd (  2009 annual report.Company ProfileTerra Mauricia Limited is an investment holdings conglomerate that is engaged in the production and distribution of alcoholic products, such as wine and spirits, and cane spirits, as well as sale of various consumable goods, production and sale of electricity from coal and bagasse. The company also manufactures and sells hollow concrete blocks, aggregates, rock sand products, rents properties and engages in the property development and promotion activities that include, site identification and surveying, project conception, market survey, administration, project management, as well as marketing and sale. Terra Mauricia Limited operates within the segments of sugar, commercial and alcohol production, and energy. The company is based in Mauritius. Terra Mauricia Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Un tribunal dictamina que la prohibición al matrimonio de los…

first_img Associate Rector Columbus, GA Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Bath, NC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Submit a Job Listing Rector Martinsville, VA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Un tribunal dictamina que la prohibición al matrimonio de los homosexuales en California es inconstitucional Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Tampa, FL This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Collierville, TN Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Washington, DC Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC center_img Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Director of Music Morristown, NJ Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Smithfield, NC Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Press Release Service Featured Jobs & Calls Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Knoxville, TN An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Por Pat McCaughanPosted Feb 10, 2012 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Pittsburgh, PA Submit a Press Release Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Belleville, IL Rector Hopkinsville, KY [Episcopal News Service] Los partidarios del matrimonio de los homosexuales manifestaron su regocijo el 7 de febrero luego de que un tribunal de apelaciones dictaminó que la controversial Proposición 8 de California, que definía el matrimonio como [la unión] entre un hombre y una mujer, era inconstitucional.“El dictamen de hoy del Tribunal del 9º.  Circuito no sólo es una victoria para las parejas homosexuales -hombres y mujeres- en California: es una victoria para todos los estadounidenses que creen que la ‘libertad y justicia para todos’ en el juramento que le enseñamos a nuestros niños realmente quiere decir TODOS”, según una declaración que enviara por correo electrónico la Rda. Canóniga Susan Russell, ex presidenta de Integrity USA, una agrupación que labora por la plena inclusión de personas homosexuales, bisexuales y transexuales  en la Iglesia Episcopal.“Es también una victoria sobre los que erróneamente creen que la libertad de cultos garantizada por la Primera Enmienda les da libertad de escribir su teología sobre el matrimonio -o sobre cualquier otra cosa- en nuestra Constitución”, añadió Russell.Ella es la principal rectora adjunta en la iglesia de Todos los Santos [All Saints] en Pasadena, que el 28 de enero celebró su vigésimo aniversario de impartir bendiciones a parejas del mismo sexo. El Rdo. Canónigo George Regas, en enero de 1992, llevó a cabo la “primera bendición pública que se conozca” de una pareja del mismo sexo.Poco después de que los votantes de California aprobaran la Proposición 8 por un margen del 52% en noviembre de 2008, la iglesia de Pasadena anunció que sus clérigos dejarían de emitir certificados de matrimonio civil para cualquier clase de parejas hasta que el derecho al matrimonio civil estuviese a disposición de todas las parejas.“Desde 1888 el Tribunal Supremo ha dictaminado 14 veces que el matrimonio es un derecho civil fundamental, pero una y otra vez le ha sido negado a parejas de homosexuales -mujeres y hombres- que viven en relaciones de amor y fidelidad”, dijo la Rda. Caroline Hall, presidenta de Integrity USA. “Podemos alegrarnos de que en California han defendido nuestro derecho a un tratamiento igual ante la ley, y han reconocido nuestros matrimonios. Esto será un estímulo para todos aquellos que están librando esta batalla en sus propios estados”.Ella y otros líderes de Integrity pidieron a las seis diócesis episcopales de California que “extendieran una generosa respuesta pastoral a parejas de homosexuales varones y de lesbianas, de manera que nuestros derechos legales puedan celebrarse en nuestras iglesias y nuestros matrimonios ser bendecidos por la Iglesia de la misma manera que se les ofrece a nuestros amigos y familiares heterosexuales. Este es un símbolo en extremo importante de la genuina disposición de la Iglesia Episcopal de acoger a todas las personas, incluso a aquellos de nosotros que son homosexuales, bisexuales y transexuales y extenderles todos los sacramentos a todos los bautizados. Esperemos que los ciudadanos de California podrán muy pronto casarse con la persona que aman.“Si bien esto es una victoria enorme en la batalla por la igualdad matrimonial, esta pelea dista de haberse terminado” sigue diciendo la declaración de Integrity. “Los matrimonios de parejas del mismo sexo aún enfrentan discriminación federal debido a la llamada Ley en Defensa del Matrimonio (SOMA). Integrity se propone seguir luchando por la igualdad matrimonial tanto dentro como fuera de la Iglesia. No nos detendremos hasta que podamos cumplir la promesa de que todos realmente quiere decir TODOS”.“Estaba rebosante de alegría cuando escuché que el Tribunal de Apelaciones del Noveno Circuito había ratificado el derecho a la igualdad matrimonial”, escribió el Rvdmo. J. Jon Bruno, obispo de la diócesis de Los Ángeles, en una declaración hecha a ENS. “La Constitución de los Estados Unidos concede igualdad de derechos ante la ley, y la 14ª. Enmienda garantiza que todo ser humano, sin distinción de raza, etnia u orientación sexual, disfrute de la misma protección por parte de la Constitución de nuestro país”.Afirmando que es una “conclusión obvia” que los que se oponen al matrimonio homosexual apelarán el dictamen al Tribunal Supremo, Bruno dijo que oraba por “una decisión expedita de parte del Tribunal Supremo que echara abajo la oposición a la igualdad matrimonial”.“En verdad todos somos creados a imagen de Dios; por tanto, todos somos acreedores al respeto y dignidad de esa creación”, agregó Bruno. “Rogaré porque pronto hayamos recobrado el privilegio y el derecho a la igualdad matrimonial para todas las personas”.El Rvdmo. Chester Talton, obispo provisional de San Joaquín (California) convino [con esa opinión]. “Estoy complacido con el dictamen del Tribunal de Apelaciones del 9º. Distrito al declarar inconstitucional la Proposición 8”, dijo. “Creo que fue una ley divisiva y discriminatoria que intentaba rebajar la dignidad de las personas homosexuales. No creo que este dictamen rebaje la importancia del matrimonio para las personas heterosexuales, sino que contribuye a realzar la dignidad e igualdad de todas las personas”.Los partidarios de la Proposición 8 ya han dicho que se proponen apelar el dictamen. Una moratoria a los matrimonios de parejas del mismo sexo sigue en pie en tanto el proceso de apelaciones continúe.Según una declaración que apareció en la página web del Fondo para la Defensa de la Alianza (Alliance Defense Fund), una fundación legal de cristianos conservadores que respaldó la Proposición 8, la agrupación dijo no estar sorprendida de que “este ataque orquestado por Hollywood contra el matrimonio -ensayado en San Francisco- diera lugar a este resultado”.Pero la agrupación afirmó sentirse confiada en que el Tribunal Supremo defendería “la voluntad expresa del pueblo estadounidense”.La Iglesia Mormona, otro de los partidarios de la Proposición 8, que desempeñó un papel significativo en la aprobación de la medida, emitió una declaración diciendo que la iglesia “lamenta el dictamen de hoy”.“Los electores de California han decidido en dos ocasiones en una elección general que el matrimonio debe reconocerse tan sólo entre un hombre y una mujer”, según el portavoz Scott Trotter en un comunicado que apareció en la página web de la Iglesia. “Siempre hemos sostenido ese punto de vista. Los tribunales no deben alterar esa definición, especialmente cuando el pueblo de California se ha expresado tan claramente sobre el tema.“Millones de votantes en California enviaron un mensaje de que el matrimonio tradicional es básico para la sociedad. Ellos expresaron su deseo, mediante un proceso democrático, de mantener el matrimonio tradicional como el fundamento de la sociedad, como ha sido a lo largo de generaciones.“Reconocemos que este dictamen representa una continuación de lo que ha sido un enérgico debate público sobre los derechos de las personas a definir y proteger la institución fundamental del matrimonio. No hay duda de que el dictamen de hoy intensificará el debate en este país. Instamos a las personas de todos los bandos en este asunto a actuar con un espíritu de respeto mutuo y cortesía hacia los que tienen diferente opinión”.De la misma manera, la Iglesia Católica emitió una declaración “denunciando” el dictamen.“El dictamen del tribunal en el día de hoy es una grave injusticia que ignora la realidad de que el matrimonio es la unión de un hombre y una mujer”, según dijera el cardenal Timothy Dolan, presidente de la conferencia de obispos católicos de Estados Unidos.“La Constitución de los Estados Unidos con toda seguridad no prohíbe la protección del perenne significado del matrimonio, una de las piedras angulares de la sociedad. La población de California merece algo mejor. Nuestra nación merece algo mejor. El matrimonio merece algo mejor”.El dictamen del tribunal se produce el mismo año en que se someterá a la aprobación de la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal -en su 77ª. reunión trienal que sesionará del 5 al 12 de julio en Indianápolis- el uso experimental durante un período de tres años de bendiciones para uniones de personas del mismo sexo.La Comisión Permanente sobre Liturgia y Música de la Iglesia Episcopal ha puesto a disposición materiales en inglés y español con vistas a esta reunión.En su reunión de Anaheim en 2009, la 76ª. Convención General aprobó la Resolución C056, la cual dice que los obispos “particularmente en aquellas diócesis dentro de jurisdicciones civiles donde sean legales los matrimonios, las uniones civiles o las asociaciones domésticas de personas del mismo sexo, puede ofrecer una pastoral generosa que responda a las necesidades de esta Iglesia”.El dictamen del 7 de febrero ha sido tan sólo el último asalto en la accidentada batalla por la igualdad matrimonial en el estado [de California].En 2000, los votantes del estado aprobaron la Proposición 22, que restringía el matrimonio a un hombre y una mujer, pero la medida fue declarada inconstitucional por el Tribunal Supremo de California ocho años después.El estado comenzó a otorgar licencias matrimoniales [a parejas del mismo sexo] el 16 de junio de 2008, pero suspendió esta práctica el 5 de noviembre del mismo año al aprobarse la Proposición 8. En el ínterin, alrededor de 18.000 parejas del mismo sexo se casaron y siguen estando legalmente casadas.En agosto de 2010 el juez federal Vaughn Walker declaró inconstitucional la prohibición del matrimonio homosexual, pero los críticos [de ese dictamen] han dicho que él [el juez] debía haber dado a conocer que era homosexual y que había sostenido una relación de pareja con otro hombre durante mucho tiempo antes de la emisión de su dictamen. Los partidarios de la Proposición 8 dicen que él debía haber sido descalificado para el caso, pero el juez James Ware, quien sustituyó al ahora jubilado Walker como magistrado principal [del Tribunal Supremo de California] dijo que éste no tenía ninguna obligación de revelar detalles de su vida privada, y no encontró ninguna evidencia de que él hubiera obrado con prejuicios.—La Rda. Pat McCaughan es corresponsal de Episcopal News Service y está radicada en Los Ángeles. Traducido por Vicente Echerri. 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England fullback Ben Foden answers your questions

first_imgSaturday Feb 12, 2011 England fullback Ben Foden answers your questions It’s Saturday and in a few hours time the second round of the Six Nations will get under way with England against Italy, then later on we’ve got Scotland hosting Wales. During the week we caught up with Ben Foden ahead of round two.Two weeks ago you were asked on the Rugbydump Facebook Pageto pose a few questions to both Foden and Simon Shaw. Last week the Shaw interviewwas posted, so today we’ve got the chat with fullback Foden.Some of your questions were asked, including finding out why he’s not on Twitter (turns out he is, with an under-skash), who’s the most annoying person in the squad, and which backline he rates best out of the other Six Nations sides.Keep an eye out for similar interview opportunities and make sure you get yours questions in. 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Jessops raises over £50,000 for CLIC

first_imgJessops raises over £50,000 for CLIC Jessops Meadowhall Centre beat the other 259 Jessops stores by raising the most, over £700.Jessops has now set a new fundraising target of £70,000 for 2005, which is the company’s 70th birthday. According to the ‘Clicometer’ on the company’s website, they have already raised £4,000 of this total. Howard Lake | 9 February 2005 | News  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Research / statisticscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Staff and customers of photographic retailer Jessops have raised over £50,000 for CLIC Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood.The company set the target in December 2003 when it chose CLIC for its first national charity partnerships. Since then, £53,155.95 has been raised.Fundraising activities have include in-store and head office fundays, customer raffles, and sponsored events. Jessops stores have sold CLIC merchandise throughout the year, and have also collected cash donations in CLIC collecting tins. Advertisementlast_img read more

Pandemic-Caused Rose Parade Cancellation, Rose Bowl Game Move Pack $200 Million Punch to Local Economy

first_imgBusiness News Pandemic-Caused Rose Parade Cancellation, Rose Bowl Game Move Pack $200 Million Punch to Local Economy Tournament of Roses events usually bring in big money throughout the region By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Thursday, January 7, 2021 | 3:36 pm Your email address will not be published. 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They go to theme parks, the beach, and other locations. They fill hotels all around Southern California and not just in Pasadena,” she said.Derderian described Pasadena as a national destination during the holidays.“Between family vacations, holiday shopping and parade/game attendees, there is significant revenue generated for the hospitality, restaurant, entertainment and sports venues,” she said.The parade was canceled in July after months of speculation. The decision to move the game to Texas came in the final days of December after it was determined fans and players’ families could not attend, in accordance with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.The city will receive $2 million from the Tournament of Roses, which will be paid in three installments. The final payment won’t be made until 2023.Little said that the right decision was to cancel the game.“Not hosting the parade was the right thing to do to safeguard people’s health,” Little said. “The game could easily and safely have been played here, but the governor chose to send it to Texas. Even if it were here, the economic impact would have been minimal as the number of fans allowed would have been a fraction of normal. It would have helped some of the local hotels and maybe restaurants, but retailers would not have felt much of a bump, if any.”According to former restaurant owner Robin Salzer, his business, Robin’s Woodfire BBQ, would typically see an additional 25% in profit on the days leading up to the game.“It was a wonderful infusion,” Salzer said. “We weren’t even in Old Pasadena. We were over on the east side in Siberia and we still saw an infusion of cash. It was a nice way to end the year and a great kickoff to the new year.”Salzer said that this year would have been beneficial for local restaurants because the two teams playing in the game, Alabama and Notre Dame, would have drawn a lot of fans into Pasadena.Profits from that game would have risen to more than if UCLA or USC had played in the Rose Bowl. That’s because most fans of those two teams would have driven to the city on game day, and many would have left to beat the traffic before the game ended.The absence of the two events also deeply impacted a much-needed revenue stream from the city’s Total Occupancy Tax, or TOT, which is paid by people who stay at local hotels.The Pasadena Center Operating Co., which governs the city’s currently closed Convention Center, will not begin to recoup TOT revenue lost to the coronavirus pandemic until fiscal year 2024. 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Man forced to burn car

first_imgTwitter NewsLocal NewsMan forced to burn carBy admin – December 13, 2008 658 WhatsApp GARDAI are continuing with their investigation into an alleged abduction of a publican in Abbeyfeale.A man said to be in his late twenties sustained a number of injuries during the incident, which happened at 2am on Wednesday morning.The man says he was taken from his home in Abbeyfeale to a remote location and then forced to set fire to his own car.He is understood to have received a number of burn injuries during his ordeal. He was treated at Cork University Hospital before being discharged on Thursday.It is believed four men were involved in the incident and all spoke with Limerick accents. Linkedin Advertisementcenter_img Email Facebook Previous articleFlannery back for Clermont clashNext articlePork marketing campaign intensifies admin Printlast_img read more

Young boy killed in Fermanagh car crash

first_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal News Pinterest A 19-month-old boy has been killed in a road accident in County Fermanagh.A man and a woman also injured in the two-car crash are in serious conditions in hospital.The child’s name has not been released.It happened on the Boa Island Road just before 4pm yesterday – the road was being used as a diversion route following an early fatal crash in Pettigo.Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision involving a silver Renault Megane and a silver Peugeot 307 to contact them.The Boa Island Road is likely to be closed for most of this morning.center_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Young boy killed in Fermanagh car crash Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Previous articleBan on gaming licenses to remain in LetterkennyNext articleFormer Letterkenny General doctor fails to turn up for fitness to practise inquiry News Highland WhatsApp By News Highland – January 15, 2013 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Following Differences Over Re-opening Of Courts For Physical Appearance, GHCAA President Yatin Oza Resigns; Seeks Fresh Mandate

first_imgNews UpdatesFollowing Differences Over Re-opening Of Courts For Physical Appearance, GHCAA President Yatin Oza Resigns; Seeks Fresh Mandate LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK2 Jun 2020 7:57 AMShare This – x17-time President of the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association, Senior Advocate Yatin Oza has tendered his resignation letter to the Secretary General of the Association, following differences among the Office bearers of the Association regarding re-opening of the courts for physical hearing. Last week, the GHCAA had held a Referendum for ascertaining whether the Members of the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?Login17-time President of the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association, Senior Advocate Yatin Oza has tendered his resignation letter to the Secretary General of the Association, following differences among the Office bearers of the Association regarding re-opening of the courts for physical hearing. Last week, the GHCAA had held a Referendum for ascertaining whether the Members of the Bar wished for physical functioning of the court or virtual functioning of the court. In this referendum 800 members participated and almost 64% of the Members of the Bar expressed their desire that the court should function physically, while 36% expressed their desire for the virtual functioning of the court. Accordingly, the Association had requested the Chief Justice to re-open courts for physical hearings, while also citing severe hardships being faced by the lawyers. As revealed by Oza’s letter of resignation, when the office bearers of the Association were called by the Bench for a discussion regarding feasibility of resuming physical appearances, General Secretary Prithviraj Jadeja acted against the mandate of the Bar. Oza stated that had it not been for the General Secretary, who opposed the proposal to re-open courts “tooth and nail”, he would have convinced the Chief Justice and Justices RM Chhaya and JB Pardiwala otherwise. Taking exception to this conduct of the General Secretary the letter states, “Until the Referendum was held, every elected member had an absolute right to put forward his/her views but once the Referendum is held and the result is out, still to represent their own views, is unpardonable and betrayal of faith of electorate in the elected person. In my opinion, therefore, none of us have any right to open our mouth taking a contrary stand than the one expressed by the majority. This is a cardinal principle of democracy.” He pointed out that both the Vice President and the Joint Secretary of the Association also opposed the matter of entry of advocates to attend their chambers, “notwithstanding that there is a loud demand from the advocates that at least advocates may be permitted to operate through their chamber.” Through his letter, Oza has also called out underlying “favouritism and nepotism” in the matter of circulation of matters. He highlighted that while some Advocates were struggling to get their matter listed since over a month, there were few others whose matters were being heard in a jiffy. “What shocked my conscience is the information supplied by Mr. Dipen Dave, former Chairman of Bar Council of Gujarat. He drew my attention to 50 matters of 10 advocates whose matters were circulated in two days time. I have got it cross checked and verified and there was 100% truth in Mr. Dave’s information.” In these circumstances, Oza has tendered his resignation and he seeks a fresh mandate on the issue as to “whether the court should function physical or virtual’. “I have decided to resign from the post of President, which I hereby do. I will seek a fresh mandate only on one issue, ‘as to whether the court should function physical or virtual’. I will never betray the faith and confidence of my electorate, when 64% members of the bar want physical functioning of the court,” the letter states. In this context he has requested the Managing Committee of the Association to hold the election within two weeks. “I have resigned on one issue and I am seeking a fresh mandate of the Bar, my request to the Managing Committee is to hold the election in two weeks time before the burning issue gets over. The voters list is ready. You can call for the nominations by way of e-mail and send link to every voter to vote according to their conscience by way of E-mail as per the last voter list. Otherwise, the whole purpose would be frustrated. Any way, it is only a suggestion, it is for the acting President and the Managing Committee to decide,” the letter read. He has further stated that in case he is re-elected, the office bearers who opposed the mandate of the Bar should ideally resign. “If my message in the Managing Committee group is read in letter and spirit, it would mean that if I get elected, then both, i.e. the Vice President and the Joint Secretary will have to resign because after the mandate of the Bar, they have continued with their contrary stand,” he said. Oza also sympathized with the hundreds of lawyers who had ventilated their grievances before him and expressed his regret for having “failed to wipe out their miseries.” Click Here To Download Letter Read Letter Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more