Moores Air Express Services Ltd v The Postmaster General

Case Number: 
HCV 0205/2003
Date of Delivery: 
01.03.2004

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

IN COMMON LAW

CLAIM NO. HCV 020512003

BETWEEN MOORES AIR EXPRESS SERVICE

LIMITED PLAINTIFF

AND THE POSTMASTER GENERAL RESPONDENT

Dennis Morrison, Q.C.,Wendell Wilkins and Andrea Moore instructed by

Nunes Scholfield Deleon & Co. for the Plaintiffs.

Cheryl Lewis and Annalesia Lindsay instructed by the Director of State

Proceedings for the Respondent.

HEARD: gth, loth, 12'~ December 2003 & 1" March 2004

Campbell, J.

The Postmaster General invited tenders for .the provision of

transportation services for their staff and the mail. The tenders would be

deposited in a box in the lobby of the Central Sorting Office of the PMG.

Bids were being accepted fi-om Monday, 13" January 2003 until 3:00 p.m.

Monday, 3rd February 2003. The invitations to tender and the tendered

documents expressed that late tenders would be rejected. Moores Air

Express Service Limited (Moores), who had provided such services for the

Postal Services for a period exceeding fifty (50) years, had demonstrated

their intention to submit bids in respect of the offer. Moores was also

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