Vision 

A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

Mission

To provide sound, timely judgements and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

4. What makes a person eligible to serve Jury Duty?

No person who-

(a)        is not a Commonwealth citizen; or

(b)       Cannot speak, read and write English; or

(c)        is at the date on which he is required to serve as a juror-

(i)  a person awaiting trial in a Parish Court for an indictable offense; or

(ii)  a person in respect of whom a preliminary inquiry into an indictable offense is pending or who has been committed for trial for such an offense; or

(d) has been convicted of treason or any offense for which he has been sentenced to imprisonment (by whatever name called) for a period in excess of six months, unless he has received a free pardon, shall be qualified to serve on juries.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028