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Robinson, Julian v The Attorney General of Jamaica

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[2019] JMFC Full 04
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Constitutional Law - Test of constitutionality – Burden of proof- Presumption of constitutionality – Whether Oakes Test applicable – Whether court can consider matters not pleaded - Charter of fundamental rights and freedoms – Sections 13 (1), (2), (3) (a), (g), (h), (i) (ii), (j) (i), (ii) (iii), (m), (n), (o), (q), (r) - National Identification and Registration Act – Sections 2, 4, 6, 15, 20, 23, 27 (1), 30, 36 (4), 39, 40, 41, 43,45 and 60 and the Third and Sixth Schedules Of that Act – Whether offending provisions severable – Consideration of decision of the Indian Supreme court in relation to the Aadhaar project – Consideration of Canadian Charter Of Rights and Freedoms and the decisions of Canadian courts in that regard.




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