LIVE STREAM:The Judiciary of Jamaica Strategic Business Plan Launch 2024


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


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

Gilroy, Sharlton v Hudson, Fernando

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[2015] JMSC Civil 117
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Entry of Default Judgment for Failure by Defendant/applicant to Attend a Hearing - Rule 27.8(5) & (6) of the Civil Procedure Rules – Application to Set Aside Such a Judgment – Rule 39.6 of the CPR - Whether Requirements Satisfied – Application to Set Aside Judgment ex debito justitiae - Inherent Jurisdiction of the Court – Whether Claim One for a Specified Sum of Money – Rule 12.8 of the CPR – Whether Assessment of Damages Necessary.


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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028