"From the horse's mouth comes forth a stream of information that shows a dilatory and careless attitude to compliance with the terms and conditions of the licence which the applicant was fully cognizant of and for which it patently did not manifest a desire to fulfil, either through a lack of capability or due to its later realisation of the implications of the project it had chosen to embark upon," Justice David Alfred while refusing application by One Hundred Sands Ltd for judicial review of Fiji Government's decision to revoke their casino licence
Fijileaks: We will continue to reproduce archival materials to KEEP REMINDING all Fijians of the dark days of the dictatorship and how the dictators and their side-kicks exploited the 2006 coup to their maximum benefits without us having recourse to their courts for redress; recall their Decree which made most of their decisions unchallengeable!
One Hundred Sands Ltd or Larry Claunch
Fijileaks: In January 2012 the Registrar of Companies in Fiji was not able to locate the One Hundred Sands Ltd file for Victor Lal. However, a source inside Attorney-General's Chambers informed Lal that the file was with Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum. The same source was able to make a copy of the file which enabled Lal to write the story below for C4/5 in March 2012:
Casino (Operator) Decree
This confers an exclusive licence on One Hundred Sands Limited to operate a casino, and gives it a 15 –year tax holiday. The scheme confers functions on a ‘Fijian [sic] Gaming Commission and Control Board’ which does not exist at present.
Comment: The drafting is very defective, almost to the point of incomprehensibility, and the policy might be open to question, but no human rights issue appears to arise on the substance of the Decree. There is however an ouster clause at section14 which should be repealed. - The Ghai Commission