Contact Information

Telephone

Tel:  1 (784) 457-1091

 

Address

Chief Magistrate,
Credit Union League Building,
Pauls Avenue,
Kingstown

 

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. -   4:15 p.m.  (Office hours)
9:00 a.m. -   4:00 p.m.  (Court hours)

 

Court Locations

(Courts are held at different locations determined by the jurisdiction in which the offences are committed.)

(Note:  Due to the unfortunate incident that took place at the previous location, the Kingstown Magistrate Court and Serious Offences Court have been temporarily relocated as follows-:)


District One (1)  - Kingstown

Magistrate Court No 1 and No. 2 - Credit Union League Building, Pauls Avenue

 

District Two (2)

Georgetown                          Georgetown Police Station
Colonaire                              Old Police Station
Mesopotamia                         Community Centre

 

District Three (3)

Calliaqua                               Calliaqua Police Station
Layou                                   Layou Police Station
Barrouallie                             Rented Property at Barrouallie
Chateaubelair                         Chateaubelair Police Station

 

Grenadines

Bequia Police Station (Paget Farm)
Union Island                        Rented Property 
Canouan                            Adjacent to Canouan clinic

 

The statues determining the jurisdiction of magistrates in this country.

This information can be obtained from the Laws of St.Vincent and the Grenadines.

 

  • Volume 1 - Chapter 24 Magistrate Act -Part II
  • Volume 4 - Chapter 125 The Criminal Procedure Code
  • Volume 3 - Chapter 81 The Civil Procedure Code
  • Magistrates must operate within the jurisdiction as specified above. If the magistrate operates outside urisdiction he would be acting ultra vires.