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.

Hayles, Mr. Ian Dave and Alexander-Hayles, Mrs. Charlotte v The Contractor General and the Hon Pearnel Charles, Speaker of the House of Representative and Senator Tom Tavares Finson, President of the Senate

Case Number: 
2017 HCV 00744
Neutral Citation: 
[2022] JSMC Civ 229
Date of Delivery: 

Administrative Law- Application for Leave to apply for Judicial Review- Whether the opinion of the Office of the Contractor General as well as subsequent referral can be reviewed- Whether a stay can be granted prior to leave being granted- Whether the Court has jurisdiction to intervene in the conduct of Parliament.
Constitution of Jamaica Sections 48 (2) and 51 (1).

Civil Procedure Rules 56 (2) ,56 (3).
Statues Contractor General Act Sections 4(1) (b), 15, 16, 20, 21, 28- Senate and House of Representatives (Power and Privileges) Act Sections 29 and 51.


Emergency Matters

Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2019-2023