Shae, Ceceline v Auto Challen Limited, The Trade Administrator, The Commissioner of Customs et al

Case Number: 
2014 HCV 01394
Neutral Citation: 
[2020] JMSC Civ 126
Date of Delivery: 
19.06.2020

Negligence - Negligent misstatement – Age of motor vehicle – Duty of Trade
Administrator to verify year before issuing licence – Duty of Commissioner of
Customs to verify age during assessing of import duty – Whether Island Traffic
Authority to decode chassis number before issuing certificate of fitness – Motor
vehicle assessor’s duty of care – Whether assessor breached its duty of care –
Standard of care – Ancillary claim – Ancillary claim tried after release and
discharge without admission of liability. CPR 18.

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