Chin,Audrey Ramona v Lascelles Augustus Chin

Case Number: 
E. 467/93
Date of Delivery: 
06.12.2001

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAJMAICA 
IN EQUITY
SUIT NO. E. 467193
BETWEEN AUDREY RAMONA CHIN APPLICANT
AND LASCELLES AUGUSTUS CHIN DEFENDANT
Dr. Lloyd Barnett and Gordon Steer instructed by
Chambers, Bunny & Steer for the applicant
R.N.A Henriques, Q.C . and Leo~iardG reen instructed
by Chen Green & Co, for the defendant
Heard: 7t ,h8t h, 9t h , l o U ~ a y20, 0 1;11", 1 218: 1 9 
2omJ une, 2001; 30 th, 31st July; 25" September,
200 1 and 6" December, 200 1
,, i- ' CLARKE, J
This is a re-hearing of the summons issued by the applicant, Mrs.
Audrey Chin, on December 9, 1993 under section 16 of the Married
Women's Property Act. She issued the summons before her marriage to the
defendant, Mr. Lascelles Chin, was brought to an end by the grant of a
Decree Absolute on February 18, 1994.
On October 18, 1996 Panton, J sitting on the Supreme Court
dismissed Mrs. Chin's claim that she was beneficially entitled to one-half of
the value of Lasco Foods Limited. He held that of the company's 250,000
issued shares of $1 .OO each Mrs. Chin owned 1 share and that the remaining

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