IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
IN COMMON LAW
SUIT NO. C. L. B058/76
BE TWEEN LILIAN ESTELLA BRUCE PLAINTIFF
A N D HAMLIN URIAH BRUCE DEFENDANT
Miss Carol Vassall instructed by
C. M. Vassall & Co. for the Plaintif$
Mrs. S. Usim instructed by Chancellor & Co.
for the Defendant.
C. IN CHAMBERS
Heard: 19"' May, 1998, 2sfh October, 2000
1 6h November, 20OO,18'~ December 2000
& June 14,2001
By writ of summons dated the 2sth day of February, 1976, the Plaintiff
Renewed Application for Permission to Apply for Judicial Review - Whether Director of Public Prosecution’s decision not to prosecute ultra vires - Circumstances in which permission to review will be granted - Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act - Enforcement of Order of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal.
Constitutional law - Fundamental rights and freedoms - Mutual legal assistance in criminal matters - Request of foreign state for taking of evidence from witnesses in Jamaica - Witnesses refusing to co-operate – Application of central authority for order for witnesses to give evidence on oath - Order granted – Whether order an abuse of process – Whether order breached constitutional rights of witnesses - Right to equitable and humane treatment – Right to be free from discrimination on political grounds - Right to fair hearing – Right to due process - The Mutual Assistance (Criminal Matters)