The Hon. Mr. Justice David Fraser

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.

Wilson, Omar v VGC Holdings Limited

Assessment of Damages – Amputation of right hand below elbow – Household Helper (pre-hearing and future cost) – Loss of earnings – Loss of future Earnings – Dandicap on the labour market – Whether mechanical or Myoelectric prosthesis should be provided – Applicability of Multiplier/multiplicand approach to calculating various types of awards – Appropriate size of different multiplicands/multipliers.

United Bookmakers Association v Caymanas Track Limited

Application for leave to apply for Juducial Review — Whether section 26 (2) of the Betting Gaming and
Lotteries Act creates a public power or vests a private right — Appropriate tests for determining
whether public power or private right exercised

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