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27 February 2020

Chief Ombudsman’s plea for fairness and understanding during crisis (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is urging both agencies and people requesting official information to act fairly, reasonably and with understanding during the course of the COVID-19 emergency.Mr Boshier says he recognises central and local government agencies are operating in a rapidly evolving environment.“I appreciate that the... More about Chief Ombudsman’s plea for fairness and understanding during crisis.

IBA and other law bodies condemn ‘concerning’ suspension of lawyer (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 A joint statement from a number of organisations including the International Bar Association (IBA), Lawyers for Lawyers, and the International Association of Young Lawyers is expressing “grave concerns” about the suspension of a Tanzanian lawyer without notice and the failure to ensure an expeditious and fair... More about IBA and other law bodies condemn ‘concerning’ suspension of lawyer.

Legal aid services to continue (25 March 2020)

25 March 2020 Continuity plans are being put in place to allow legal aid services to keep functioning and to support the essential services that have been agreed by the judiciary, Legal Services Commissioner Brett Dooley says.Invoices will continue to be paid as quickly as possible, and where possible... More about Legal aid services to continue.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020