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.

Whilby- Cunningham, Thelma v Cunningham, Leroy Augustus

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Matrimonial Property - Claim for 50% share in dwelling-house - Parties separated - Claim brought more than twelve months after date of separation - Whether the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act applicable – Which section of the Act applicable or not or whether the rules of common law and equity apply - House built by spouses on family land - Whether
house is not family home because it is built on family land - Whether application of equal share rule ousted by absence of legal title in land on which house is built - the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act, ss 2, 4, 6, 11,
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Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028