Outcomes - Selected Case Summaries



Information on Criminal Procedure, Misuse of Drugs and Warrants

Informal Resolution | 05 June 2020
Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS)

This appeal concerned records relating to section 78 of the Cayman Islands Criminal Procedure Code (2017 Revision) and section 36 of the Cayman Islands Misuse of Drugs Law (2017 Revision). The RCIPS provided some information in the form of statistics, but other records were either excluded or were claimed not to be held under the FOI Law.

During our investigation, the RCIPS was asked to provide details of their search efforts concerning warrants issued against the applicant. A detailed response was provided, in which the RCIPS also clarified the warrant process. In addition, the RCIPS assisted in facilitating a conference call with the applicant in which further clarification was provided and other outstanding matters were discussed, resulting in the applicant withdrawing the appeal.