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JUDGMENTS

judgementsIndustrial Court decisions:
1965 - present

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Contact us for Information:

  (868) 225-4288 
ext. 2274 - 2277 / 1110, 1111
(868) 624-0111 / 652 - 5015
(868) 623 - 6179
(868) 657 - 0965
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All are welcome and encouraged to use the collection housed in the Library. Only Judges and Staff of the Industrial Court are entitled to borrow circulating materials, everyone else can use the material in-house only.  The following is a list of our services: 

  • Reference research: Email a Librarian - Call or visit a reference desk.
  • Photocopy / Print Requests
  • Access to our Judgment  database which includes full text of judgments.
  • Inter-library loans
  • Document delivery: The document will be scanned and emailed to you.

Please contact us if you require additional information or if you are interested in becoming a member of the Library.


Library Policies

SUBSCRIPTION POLICY:

The Library has two (2) databases - EOS (Books and Periodicals) and MINISIS (Judgments). Full access to the MINISIS database is available through our subscription service. You are required to complete the appropriate Subscription form and submit to the Library. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Call us at (1-868) 624-0111 or (1-868) 652-5015 to request a quotation or invoice.  Subscription payment/renewal can be made at any Industrial Court Library from Monday to Friday from 8.00 - 3:30 pm except Court and Public Holidays.

FORMS: Single User / Multiple User


PHOTOCOPYING POLICY:

The library staff will make photocopies as a service to the public at cost. There is a limit (maximum of 75 pages or 3 judgments per day) to how many copies any one person is allowed on any given day. Anything additional is at the discretion of the Librarian.  Orders may not be filled on the same day they are placed and  Postage and handling costs are additional. Please note that reproduction of the records in any format is subject to the Copyright Laws of Trinidad and Tobago.


CODE OF CONDUCT

  • The Industrial Court Library is strictly a research library, as such members of the public are not allowed to borrow books.
  • Library users shall engage in the appropriate activities (reading, researching, copying) associated with the use of a law library. The library is not to be used as a substitute for an office for the practice of law, as a forum for servicing or meeting clients or prospective clients, or any other business activity.
  • Library users shall be respectful of library furnishings, equipment and material. Users shall handle all library items with reasonable care. Pencil or pen markings, earmarking of pages, removal of binding, tearing pages, use of repositionable (Post-It) notes, paperclips or mutilation in any manner of library material is not allowed.
  • Conversation and noise must be kept at an acceptable level in the library so users may have a peaceful and quiet environment conducive to study and research. Loud, abusive, aggressive, threatening or obscene language and/or behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Users shall place their cellular phones on silent or vibrate when they enter the library. All cellular phone use is limited to the area outside of the library.
  • Smoking, chewing of gum and the consumption of food and/or beverages is not allowed in the library.