Stennett, Elma v The Attorney General

Case Number: 
HCV 00790/2003
Date of Delivery: 
11.11.2005

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. HCV 00790/2003

BETWEEN ELMA STENNETT CLAIMANT

AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DEFENDANT

c, J. Clarke and A. Clarke for Claimant

P. Foster and K. Larrnan instructed by Director of State Proceedings for

Defendant

Heard: April 6, May 31, July 25, and November 11.2005

Beswick J.

The Minister of Finance and Planning granted to Mrs. Elma Stennett, a duty

iC/ concession which allowed her to pay 20% of the duty due on a motor vehicle

which she had imported into the island. She was eligible for this concession as

principal of a school.

Investigators of the Ministry kept Mrs. Stennett and the motor car under

surveillance and eventually seized the car whilst it was in the possession of

someone whom she describes as being her niece.

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