Cristina Cavilla is the Chief Reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Lawyers face tighter regulation under a new law approved by Parliament this week overhauling existing rules unchanged for five decades. The new legislation creates a modern framework for the regulation of the legal profession and establishes disciplinary rules in respect of the conduct of lawyers. “That this review is necessary is not in doubt,” saidREAD MORE
A detailed announcement regarding the construction of further affordable homes will be made before the end of September, the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo told Parliament yesterday. Mr Picardo confirmed the news during a question and answer session and said “the changes and the technical issues” that gave rise to the delay in making an announcementREAD MORE
Health Minister Neil Costa has reiterated the Gibraltar Government’s policy with regards to where patients are entitled to receive chemotherapy, amid claims some patients are “being forced” to undergo treatment in Gibraltar against their wishes. This comes after Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon flagged the issue and said the policy had confused patients who wereREAD MORE
The Gibraltar Government is pushing ahead with a plan to provide a detention centre for juvenile offenders and has already identified “a potential location”, Justice Minister Neil Costa has told Parliament yesterday. Gibraltar’s courts use custody as a last resort for juvenile offenders but when detention becomes necessary, the only option is the adult atREAD MORE