Barnes, Kidson v City of Kingston Coperative Credit Union Ltd

Case Number: 
C.L. 2002 / B-134
Date of Delivery: 
15.09.2006

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. C.L. 2002 / B-134

IN COMMON LAW

BETWEEN KIDSON BARNES CLAIMANT 1

AND CITY OF KINGSTON

COPERATIVE CREDIT UNION

LIMITED DEFENDANT

HEARD: 18TH August and 1 5th September 2006.

Mr. John Sinclair instructed by Clough Long and Co. for Claimant. I

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Mr. Clarke Cousins and Miss Indera Persaud for the Defendant Credit

Union.

Mangatal J: iI

1. This is an application by the Defendant Credit Union for an

order that the Claimant Mr. Barnes provides security for the

Defendant's costs. The application is made pursuant to Part 24

of the Civil Procedure Rules 2002 "the C.P.R.".

2. In the substantive claim in this action Mr. Barnes alleges that

the Credit Union by the publication of an advertisement in the

Sunday Gleaner newspaper issue of 2nd June 2002 defamed

him and injured him in his character and reputation. The

advertisement complained of stated the following words:

A very reasonable reward is onered to anyone advising the

correct present local residence and/ or workplace of each of the

following: Kidson Barnes, 2a Wireless Drive, Kingston 8.

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