Jamaica Cottage & Motels Association Ltd v Carl Campbell

Case Number: 
2000/J012
Date of Delivery: 
16.05.2003

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
IN COMMON LA W
SUIT CL 2000/J012
BETWEEN JAMAICA COTTAGE &
MOTELS ASSOCZATION LIMITED PLAINTIFF
e A N D CARL CAMPBELL DEFENDANT
C'l Miss Gillian ~u2ling.isn structed by Patrick Bailey & Co.
for the plaintifJ:
Ravil Golding instructed by Lyn Cook, Golding & Co.
for the defendant
Heard: Februarv 6 & 7, April 7 and May 16,2003
The plaintiffs claim against the defendant is to recover the sum of
Ci $1,085,000.00 for arrears of rent with respect to property situated at 5
Dumfries Road in the parish of Saint Andrew. The defendant counterclaims
for the sum of $3,140,136.88 as rental paid to the plaintiff under a mistake of
law.
Evidence on behalf of the plaintiff was given by Mr. Colin Steele, a
director of the plaintiff Company. He testified that the defendant became the
plaintiffs tenant in 1991, at which time he rented a dining area, one room,

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