General Information

General Information · 15. July 2019
Custody of a child is usually a concern when a couple decides to petition for a divorce or that they are no more living together. Before the divorce, both parents will have full parental rights and responsibilities if nothing has been decided yet by the court pending the divorce procedures. The parents will still be equal guardians after the divorce even f they live apart. For the determination of the custody it is the Supreme Court(Family Division) that will adjudicate upon who will be the...

General Information · 15. April 2019
It is therefore vital to draw a clear demarcation line between regulating the misuse of social media/networks and allowing every citizen to express oneself freely without any fear on such platforms as this is going to pave the way for our new digitised model of democracy.

General Information · 10. January 2019
As Benjamin Franklin said "there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes". However although he said that taxes are inevitable there are some exemptions that each and every Mauritian citizen can benefit from.

General Information · 12. November 2018
Having a pre-nuptial agreement is not a tool only for the HNWIs (High Net Worth Individuals) or is in a way an indication of a lack of trust but instead a long term estate planning. This regime will most commonly apply where there are business interests involved, a large estate to administer or an investment portfolio and income is generated.

General Information · 21. October 2018
The MCIB collects all the information, positive and negative, of recipients of credit facilities and guarantors, information from utility bodies and Hire Purchase Companies and any other information that may reasonably assist in ensuring the soundness of the credit information system.

General Information · 18. July 2018
During my lifetime I have dedicated my life to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.

General Information · 28. June 2018
The aim of a protection order is to protect the applicant against the abuse of the respondent. The court can prevent the respondent from committing any further act of domestic violence and can also forbid the respondent from entering the shared household, or a specified part of it.

General Information · 15. June 2018
The Minister of Finance of the Republic of Mauritius during his budget speech dated the 14th June 2018, has announced that In order to reduce the gap between the rich and the poor, the Income Exemption Threshold has been increased by Rs 5,000 throughout each category.

General Information · 25. May 2018
After independence in 1968 and on its becoming a Republic in 1992, Mauritius deemed it fit to maintain the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council as its highest court of appeal.

General Information · 14. March 2018
An applicant wishing to enforce a foreign judgment will have to initiate actions before the Supreme Court of Mauritius by way of motion supported by an affidavit humbly asking the Court for an order making executory a judgment delivered outside the Republic of Mauritius. The affidavit will be supported by a duly authenticated copy of the judgment evidence to show that it is a final one and where possible there will also be a certificate of no appeal.

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