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The Minister with responsibility for Justice commenced the Proceeds of Crime Act 2015 in its entirety.
This Act consolidates current legislation on money laundering in Gibraltar and creates a single regime dealing with the recovery of money from drugs offences in the same manner as the recovery of money from other criminal conduct.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has announced that Gibraltar’s first hybrid taxi is now in service.

Hybrid vehicles are highly beneficial to the environment as they have lower carbon dioxide emissions, use less fuel and release fewer exhaust emissions into the atmosphere.

The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo QC, has publicly congratulated Nathan Stagno on being awarded the prestigious title of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Men’s Umpire of the Year.

Vox is glad to say that 29 year old Lysette Maritinez who was reported missing since Tuesday afternoon has been located.

The Royal Gibraltar Police are growing concerned for the safety of 29yr old British national Lizette Martinez, who was last seen by a relative at about 1130hrs on Monday 25th January 2016.

The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) has today issued a statement saying that it ‘has been made aware of a letter circulating on social media claiming to be from the GPA, notifying individual members of the public of the allocation of berths at the new Mid Harbour Marina. These are false documents and are to be discarded.

In a statement released today the Govt says it ‘notes the clarification of the European Hockey Federation in respect of the ban on sporting contact between Gibraltarian and Spanish clubs.

OPENING night of the Tradewise Gibraltar International Chess Tournament is always hectic – arrival, registration and of course catching up with old friends.

Address by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia
Mr Speaker,
I beg to move that the Bill for a European Union Referendum Act 2016 be read a second time. Mr Speaker a Bill of the same name was introduced in the House of Commons on 28 May 2015 in order to provide the basis for the referendum on whether the United Kingdom would remain in the European Union.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar says it ‘was pleased to welcome a delegation from China this week that is eager to make Gibraltar a model "Green City" for Europe and the World.’ The visiting team from Good Resources Holding Ltd, a public Hong Kong company, are specialists in advanced LED lighting technologies.

As part of its development programme the Ministry of Culture will support all Gibraltarian artists who take part in the Royal Academy’s Summer Arts Exhibition.