Patricia feels the ‘heavy hand’ of the law

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In re­cent years, law­mak­ers in T&T have tak­en steps to pro­tect vic­tims of abuse, in­clud­ing the lat­est amend­ment to the Do­mes­tic Vi­o­lence Act which al­lows for emer­gency pro­tec­tion or­ders to be grant­ed and broad­ens the scope of who can ap­ply for pro­tec­tion or­ders, among oth­er changes.
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Chamber disappointed as bars, restaurants 'brought to their knees'

The T&T Cham­ber of In­dus­try and Com­merce is “dis­ap­point­ed” that the Gov­ern­ment did not ac­cept their rec­om­men­da­tions to re­lax the re­stric­tions on bars and restau­rants. The Cham­ber al­so in­di­cat­ed its will­ing­ness to meet to dis­cuss any ad­di­tion­al mea­sures re­quired to al­le­vi­ate any ap­pre­hen­sions to fa­cil­i­tate re­open­ing.