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Amend the Plea-Bargaining Law to increase the incentives for criminals to testify against their accomplices within the first 100 days


Source: Jamaica Labour Party Manifesto pg.17 February 18, 2016

Friday June 23, 2017 | Houses of Parliament

Plea Negotiations and Agreement Act, 2017

Andrewmeter note:The law was passed on June 23, 2017. Therefore, plea bargaining has been implemented in Jamaica. However, this was not done within the 100 days timeline as promised.

Sunday June 12, 2016 | Jamaica Information Service

Throne Speech 2016: Building a Partnership for Proserity

Andrewmeter note: Fulfilment of this promise was not placed on the 2016/2017 legislative agenda