2016

Flowers, George v The Director of Public Prosecutions for and on behalf of the Government of Canada, The Commissioner of Correctional Services and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Extradition – Writ of habeas corpus –Meaning of ‘Extradition Offence’ – Principle of dual criminality - Whether conduct test or offence test to be applied – Whether the transmission of HIV virus is capable of amounting to a crime in Jamaica – whether putting an individual at risk of HIV is capable of amounting to a crime in Jamaica – Infliction of grievous bodily harm – sections 20 and 22 of the Offences Against the Persons Act – sections 5, 6, 10, 11 of Extradition Act – Aggravated Sexual Assault contrary to section 273 of the Criminal Code of Canada

Bennett, Winsome v The Minister of Finance, The Jamaica Constabulary Force and The Attorney General of Jamaica

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.

Thompson, Steve and Ali, Errol (Discontinued) v Hall, Guiles

Negligence – Collision at intersection of main road and minor road – Minibus turning from main road onto minor road – Motorcycle travelling on main road in opposite direction – Motor cyclist not wearing helmet – Duty of drivers – Whether minibus driver responsible for accident – Contributory negligence

Petros, Sam v Murray, George and Murray, Karin

Contract – Tomlin Order – Variation – Terms of Variation - Whether Variation an Enforceable Agreement – Whether Terms include “Close of Business” – Whether Conditional Contract-Specific Performance.

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