Douglas, Everton et al v The Minister of National Security, the Commissioner of Police and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Case Number: 
SU2020CV02455-7 [1 – 3], SU2020CV02462 [4],SU2020CV02499 [5]
Neutral Citation: 
[2020] JMSC Civ 267
Date of Delivery: 
01.10.2020

Part 57 of Civil Procedure Rules – Writ of Habeas Corpus ad subjiciendum – principles of Law applicable – Constitution of Jamaica; s. 9, 10, 13, 14 & 20 – The Emergency Powers Act; The Emergency Powers Regulations – s. 30, 33 & 38; Separation of Powers Doctrine/Principle whether Executive breached Doctrine – whether Detention of Petitioners unlawful under EPA & EPR as being in breach of Constitution – proportionality – whether measures under EPA reasonably justifiable.

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