Director of Public Prosecutions v Whyte, Lincoln; Foster, Janet; White, Herbert and Bardowell, George

Case Number: 
2015 HCV 03657
Neutral Citation: 
[2017] JMSC Civ 197
Date of Delivery: 
27.11.2017

Application to register foreigh forfeiture order - Relevant considerations for the Central Authority and the Court - Circumstances when appropriate to apply repealed legislatiion - Effect of S. 25(2) of the Interpretation Act - Preservation of status quo relevant to the time period when repealed legislation in effect - Other interpretation would precipitate absurdity and uncertainty - No contrary intention shown in current Act to negate general principles applicable to repealed legislation - Subsequent enforcement action pursued under POCA - No conflict with reliance on DOFPA for registration of foreign order.

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