Vow to maintain high standards Guyana Justice of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths to Affidavits Association held its annual general meeting yesterday at City Hall where elections were held to appoint a new President and executives.A transparent election was conducted and votes were clearly counted by everyone present at the meeting.The previous President, Hermon Bholaisingh was re-elected unopposed, while the Vice President is Pandit Chrishna Persaud. The General Secretary is Baldeo Jadunauth; Assistant General Secretary,Harrison Butker Womens Jersey, Ashok Kumar; Treasurer Mrs. Deolatchmee Ramotar; Assistant Treasurer, Chandrika Tewarie; and Public Relation Officer (PRO) Phillip Matthews.Sitting from left is the JP President Hermon Bholaisingh,Matthias Ginter Dortmund Shirts, Vice President Pandit Chrishna Persaud, General Secretary Baldeo Jadunauth, Treasurer Mrs.Deolatchmee Ramotar and at extreme right PRO Phillip Matthews, with other executives. According to Justice Prem Persaud, the highest standards should be maintained while one holds the office of Justice of Peace (JP), and persons who are appointed should be of high integrity within their community.He added that each JP should be known in the community and the address gazetted, to allow persons to be acquainted with such persons in order to be more accessible within the community.According to Deputy Mayor,Cristian Zapata Colombia Jersey, Robert Williams, the JPs would be an integral part in the upcoming Local Government Elections since Georgetown alone would have fifteen candidates for the PR depending on how many parties contest.He congratulated the JP association for being in the forefront of trying to initiate changes in regulations governing their operations,Eric Bailly Manchester United Jersey, in addition to dedicating their services to the people of Guyana.President Hermon Bholaisingh, in his address to the gathering, quoted the legendary Bob Marley in one of his songs “War”. ‘War,Cheap Jerseys From China, war, war in the east war, in the west’.“The message was clear that day and is the same today. Man does not have control over himself and his affairs. The message is not the use of guns, it is about the evil and oppression of people.“The message stresses the peaceful coexistence of people in their predisposition for well being of the human race there is no place for exploitation, daily people yearn for freedom from political and economic situation.”The President said the JP association has an important role in promoting peace and foster unity among the races, while people should be God fearing and develop strong and moral values.He added that the JP association has to be in support of many Judicial and social reform being undertaken to make justice accessible even to those who cannot afford. The JP association is willing to work with other associations in the interest of peace and development of all people.“You cannot walk the wrong road and reach the right destination, we cannot attain worthy objectives by unworthy means.”“When the rights of one free man are taken away the rights of all free men are threatened.”The Vice President, Pandit Chrishna Persaud said, JPs have civic responsibilities from the day they take the oath of office,Munir El Haddadi Jersey, and should promote social cohesion.Members of the JP association agreed that a code of conduct should be recommended and implemented for JPs, a revision of the laws that govern the JPs since some laws do not coincide with the present day training for JPs and a special effort on behalf of JPs to attend monthly meetings.(Rabindra Rooplall)Marshon Lattim

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