Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Maldives http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: UN Concerned Following Removal of Officials http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403912_text Elections and politics; International organizations; Separation of powers; Supreme court - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403912_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: High Court Delays Presidential Vote http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403717_text Elections and politics - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403717_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: President Signs Bill on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403462_text Freedom of speech - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik announced on January 11, 2013, that he had signed the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Bill; the bill had... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403462_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: Supreme Court Decision on Freedom of Assembly and Expression http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403433_text Freedom of speech - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik announced on January 11, 2013, that he had signed the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Bill; the bill had During the first week of December 2012, the Supreme Court of Maldives ruled that police should investigate any criminal acts that occur during the exercise of people's rights to free assembly and expression. The Court's decision,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403433_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: Military Arrests and Detains Criminal Court Judge http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402962_text Judges - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik announced on January 11, 2013, that he had signed the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Bill; the bill had During the first week of December 2012, the Supreme Court of Maldives ruled that police should investigate any criminal acts that occur during the exercise of people's rights to free assembly and expression. The Court's decision, On January 16, 2012, the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) took the unprecedented step of arresting and detaining Abdulla Mohamed, Chief Judge of the country's criminal court, on charges of corruption. The MNDF, with government backing,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402962_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: Supreme Court Ruling on Parliament's Authority over Police, Military http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402576_text Police power - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik announced on January 11, 2013, that he had signed the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Bill; the bill had During the first week of December 2012, the Supreme Court of Maldives ruled that police should investigate any criminal acts that occur during the exercise of people's rights to free assembly and expression. The Court's decision, On January 16, 2012, the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) took the unprecedented step of arresting and detaining Abdulla Mohamed, Chief Judge of the country's criminal court, on charges of corruption. The MNDF, with government backing, According to a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of the Maldives, that country's police and national defense forces must answer questions from the Parliament's National Security Committee (the "241 Committee") whenever asked. (Ahmed Nazeer,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402576_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: Bill on Freedom of Assembly Passes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540745_text Constitution - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik announced on January 11, 2013, that he had signed the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Bill; the bill had During the first week of December 2012, the Supreme Court of Maldives ruled that police should investigate any criminal acts that occur during the exercise of people's rights to free assembly and expression. The Court's decision, On January 16, 2012, the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) took the unprecedented step of arresting and detaining Abdulla Mohamed, Chief Judge of the country's criminal court, on charges of corruption. The MNDF, with government backing, According to a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of the Maldives, that country's police and national defense forces must answer questions from the Parliament's National Security Committee (the "241 Committee") whenever asked. (Ahmed Nazeer, The Maldives' government-proposed bill on freedom of assembly, drafted by the Ministry of Legal Reform, was passed by Parliament on October 20, 2008. It had been controversial, criticized by opposition members of the Parliament for restricting... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540745_text Global Legal Monitor: Maldives: Parliament Passes Draft of Constitution Chapter http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054056_text Constitution - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the Supreme Court of Maldives to oust the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Elections Commission and sentence the Chair for contempt On September 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of the Maldives issued an injunction to stop the second round of voting in the country's presidential elections. The election has been suspended indefinitely by the Court's action, with The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik announced on January 11, 2013, that he had signed the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Bill; the bill had During the first week of December 2012, the Supreme Court of Maldives ruled that police should investigate any criminal acts that occur during the exercise of people's rights to free assembly and expression. The Court's decision, On January 16, 2012, the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) took the unprecedented step of arresting and detaining Abdulla Mohamed, Chief Judge of the country's criminal court, on charges of corruption. The MNDF, with government backing, According to a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of the Maldives, that country's police and national defense forces must answer questions from the Parliament's National Security Committee (the "241 Committee") whenever asked. (Ahmed Nazeer, The Maldives' government-proposed bill on freedom of assembly, drafted by the Ministry of Legal Reform, was passed by Parliament on October 20, 2008. It had been controversial, criticized by opposition members of the Parliament for restricting The draft constitutional chapter concerned with procedures for amending the Constitution was passed by the Majlis, the Parliament of Maldives. The language written by the Drafting Committee was entirely retained. Under this chapter, parts of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054056_text