Judicial Review – Renewal of application for leave to apply for judicial review – Whether there is an arguable ground for judicial review with a realistic prospect of success – Whether Resident Magistrate erred in upholding no case submission – Whether decision of Resident Magistrate unreasonable in a Wednesbury sense – Whether order of Certiorari should be granted quashing decision of Resident Magistrate – Whether alternative remedy exists – Whether Declaration amounts to adequate alternative remedy – Whether declaration sought would have same effect as order for certiorari - Costs
Declaration for entitlement to widow’s pension – Section 62 of the Constabulary Force Act – Whether the Claimant is entitled to widow’s pension – Whether a widow is a person legally married to the deceased – Status of Children Act - Equality of children regardless of parents being married - Reformative legislations – Shift from Literal Statutory Interpretation - Purposive approach in Statutory Interpretation - Spouse include unmarried persons in common law unions – The ordinary meaning and popular sense of the word widow include a common law spouse.
Administrative Law - Judicial Review – Application for Leave to apply for Judicial Review – Orders of Certiorari and Prohibition – Non-Unionised Worker – Apparent Bias - Minister’s Power to refer matter to Tribunal – Whether Applicant has an Arguable case with a Real Prospect of Success.
Civil Law - Negligence – Motor Vehicle Accident – Fatal Accident – Letters of Administration – Application to strike out Claim – No Real Prospect of Success – Matter Statute Barred – Limitation Period Expired – Mandatory Leave needed.
Civil Procedure - Application to strike out Defendant’s Statement of Case – Non-compliance with Case Management Conference Orders – Documents filed outside of the prescribed time – Defendant’s Application for Relief from Sanctions - Application not made promptly – No Good Explanation for Delay after filing the Witness Statement and Summary – Delay Unintentional – Whether in the circumstances the Defendant’s Statement of Case should be struck.
Administrative Law – Judicial Review – Application for leave to apply for Judicial Review – Order of Certiorari to remove to Supreme Court and to quash the Formal Order of the Learned Magistrate – Order of Possession – Eviction from premises – Warrant of Possession - Order of Mandamus to restore Possession – Declaration that Formal Order was obtained by frauds and/ or illegally – Injunction – Damages.
Entitlement to Property – Intestacy – Joint Property – Application seeking Court’s Intervention and Direction – Presumption of Death Order – Application to set aside Presumption of Death Order – Whether the Presumption of Death Order is a Final Order or Interlocutory Order – Application seeking Beneficial Interest in Estate – Declaration of Legal Spouse – Entitlement to apply for Grant of Letters of Administration – Application to set aside Presumption of Death Order refused.
Judicial Review - Application for leave to apply for Judicial Review - Allegations of Professional Misconduct - Breach of Financial Administration and Auditing Act - Education Act – Education Regulations - Whether there is an arguable case with a realistic prospect of success - Continuation of hearing complain before inappropriate body – Matter Statute-Barred – Sufficient interest – Alternative Remedy available – Section 37 of the Education Act – Appellate Procedure – Application for Judicial Review fails.
Administration of Estate – Probate Law - Interpretation of a Will – Intention of Testator – Expressed or Implied Intention - Read Will as a whole – Ordinary meaning of words/phrases – Words/Phrases used in a different sense - Court not to rewrite Will or improve upon – No speculation – Presumption against Intestacy – Residuary clause – Partial Intestacy – Intestates’ Estates and Property Charges Act.