The Hon. Mr. Justice David Fraser

AH v JH

Application for Custody – Governing principle: the welfare of the child is the first and paramount consideration – Impact of allegations of sexual molestation, substance abuse and physical violence on the determination of the best interests of the child – Application for Maintenance – Validity of post-nuptial Agreements – Whether proceeds from Trust in respect of which defendant is not the settlor, but is one of a number of beneficiaries, should be included in defendant’s means for the purpose of determining his capacity to pay maintenance

The Police Federation and Watson, Merrick et al v The Commissioner of the Independent commission of Investigations and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitutionality of legislation – Whether section 20 of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Act is unconstitutional – Effect of section 20 conferring on the Commissioner and investigative staff of INDECOM, in the exercise of their duty, like powers, authorities and privileges as are given by law to a constable – Whether INDECOM’s officers have the powers of arrest and charge – Whether INDECOM’s officers having such powers would undermine the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Edwards, Odane v The Attorney General

Assessment of Damages – Claimant unlawfully shot and detained by police – Bullet fragments lodged in claimant’s head – Whether in addition to damages for assault and battery claimant entitled to aggravated, exemplary and vindicatory damages.

Chin Lyn, Eugenie; Chin, Sylvia and Dehaney, Kevin v Reynolds, Ludlow

Summary judgment - Rule 15.2 CPR - Principles to be applied on an application for summary judgment - Whether or not reasonable prospect that court of trial could find evidence of sufficient memoranda in writing and acts of part performance to establish a binding and enforceable lease and sale agreement in respect of which the court would order specific performance.

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