2011

Thames, Karen v National Irrigation Commission

Judicial review - Private Corporation Licensed to carry out Legislative functions - Whether corporation subject to judicial review - Master and servant - Whether certiorari - available - Disciplinary procedures - Whether applicable irrespective of employment relationship.

Stewart, Carol v Stewart, Lauriston

Division of family home - Property (Righrts of Spouses) Act - Time within which to apply under the Act - Retrospective nature of Act - Limitation of Actions.

Smith, Meliss v Dunwell, Patricia

Negligence - Medical specialist - Controversial treatment - Whether departure from acceptable medical practice - Duty to inform of risk-whether failure to warn - Consent to treatment - Standard of disclosure required - Whether objective or subjective test is to be applied  - Whether defendant liable.

Johnson, Byron et al v R

 

Murder – Application for adjournment refused – Matter adjourned Sine Die – Pending resolution of issues – Inordinate pre-trial delay – Reasonable time – Insufficiency of jurors and Part-heard matters – Abuse of process – No permanent stay of proceedings

Jamaican Redevelopment Foundation Inc v The Real Estate Board and The Registrar of Titles

The real estate (dealers and developers) Act of  1987 - prepayment contracts - entered into in breach of provision land to be free of mortgage not concerned with construction or building - whether charge in favor of board void - Whether mortgagor required to compensate purchasers before effecting transfer under power of sale - Priority of mortgage/charge

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