The Hon. Mrs. Justice Audre Lindo

Martinez-Martin, Albert v Murcott Parke, Racquel Anita

Petition for dissolution of marriage – Application for custody and maintenance of child - Application for maintenance of wife – Divorce not yet final – Matrimonial Causes Act - Children (Guardianship and Custody) Act – Maintenance Act

Henry, Keisha v Sandals Ocho Rios Limited

Negligence - Employer's liability - Occupiers' liability - Safe system of work - Defendant's witness statement admitted as hearsay pursuant to Section 31E(4) of the Evidence (Amendment) Act - Credibility of witness.

Patrick-Gardner, Deborah v Mendez and Public Service Commission

Administrative law - Judicial review - Constitutional relief - The Public Service - Compulsory retirement - Retirement on the grounds of re-organization redeployment - Whether public servant has the right to be heard prior to compulsory retirement - Whether the Judicature (Supreme Court) (Amendment) Act, 2016 is unconstitutional - Separation of powers - Jamaica (Constitution) Order in Council, 1962 - The Pensions Act - The Public Service Regulations, 1961 - Locus standi - Certiorari - Order of prohibition - Permanent injunction - Damages in public law - Declarations.

Anslip, Ryan v North East Regional Health Authority

Employment - Dismissal – Fixed Term Contract providing for dismissal and for termination of engagement with notice or salary in lieu of notice - Claimant's employment terminated without notice – Salary in lieu of notice and additional payments given – Whether Claimant dismissed for cause
No evidence presented in support of Defence - Whether court obliged to accept Claimant’s account.