NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has purchased the property to house the new Supreme Court complex in New Providence, Attorney General Ryan Pinder has revealed, with construction to commence in 2024.
The new judicial complex is slated to house at least 19 new supreme courts, related judge’s chambers, and support services.
“I am pleased to advise that the Government, through its property holding SPV Poinciana Holdings, has concluded the purchase of 50 and 52 Shirley Street and has been conveyed the Rodney Bain building,” revealed Pinder during his contribution in the Senate on the compendium of judicial bills.
“This complex, which will span Parliament to Charlotte streets, will be the home of the new Supreme Courts.We look to proceed to demolish the Rodney Bain building and advance the construction in 2024.
“We look for this to be state-of-the-art, incorporating the most modern technology and infrastructure. Ensuring the judiciary functions at an optimal level is an important component of our criminal justice strategy,” said Pinder.