‘Ignorance of law is no excuse’

Environment Ministry permanent secretary Joshua Wycliffe (left) and director environment Sandeep Singh in Nadi earlier this week. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

ENVIRONMENT Ministry permanent secretary Joshua Wycliffe says business developers cannot plead ignorance for not complying with environment laws. “The law is the law before you get into any kind of business,” he said. “Many businesses have legal divisions or external lawyers to help them, so no one can say that ‘I didn’t know’ because as […]

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