The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda has said that a suggestion by the Director of Education for students loitering after school to be a crime is not compatible with the constitution.
Clare Browne made the suggestion as police started to
instead, the Cabinet has asked the Ministry of Education to examine a policy that can be successfully applied to deterring students from loitering in the commercial sector of St. John’s, during after-class hours.
Hence, the Ministry of Education has been authorized to articulate a policy which could be applied but will not be offensive.
That policy may take two weeks; therefore, the Minister will report to the Cabinet later next month on such a policy.