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Johnson, Bronton v The Director of Public Prosecutions and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Case Number: 
SU 2021 HCV 04209
Neutral Citation: 
[2024] JMFC Full. 01
Date of Delivery: 

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW – The Constitution of Jamaica – The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011, sections 13(2), 13(3)(a), 13(3)(p), 13(3)(j), 14, 16(5), 18, 19 and 49 – Whether sections 5, 8, 15, 20, 21, 23 and 25 of the DNA Evidence Act breach the Claimant’s fundamental rights and freedoms guaranteed under sections 13(3)(a), 13(3)(j), 14 and 16(5) of the Charter – Whether any breach of the Claimant’s fundamental rights and freedoms guaranteed under the Charter are demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society – Part 56, CPR.


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