Guyana UK Law Association donates £ 2million of law
The Office of the Attorney General of the Ministry of Legal Affairs received a quantity of legal texts worth more than Â£ 2million from the Guyana United Kingdom Law Association on Thursday, the Government Information Agency (GINA) said. in a press release.
Brian Horne making the donation on behalf of the association said: âIt is my privilege to be here and to be able to hand these books over to the Attorney Generalâ¦ I hope I will be able to do more than that in due courseâ¦ â
The books contain information on legal practice in the UK, so that Guyanese practitioners can get up-to-date advice on various aspects of the law.
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall, upon receiving the donation, noted that it was an invaluable donation.
âIt is a well known saying that the most important asset of a lawyer is his booksâ¦ we have received a number of very large volumes for which we are gratefulâ¦ We have benefited from several donations over the years of books very important which have been a welcome addition to our library and [these have] been of great help to the lawyers working in the chambers, âsaid Nandlall.
The commitment was launched by the then Chancellor of the Judiciary, DÃ©sirÃ©e Bernard, several years ago.
Nandlall also acknowledged the contribution of Guyana’s High Commissioner to London who plays a central role in organizing donations and lending their offices to the association to hold meetings that include ways to help Guyana, the statement added.