The Hon. Miss Justice Carole Barnaby

Simmonds, Kevin v The Minister of Labour and Social Security and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Judicial Review - Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act (LRIDA)- Sections 2, 11 A (1), 12 (5) (c) - Employment terminated by reason of redundancy - Intervention of Minister of Labour and Social Security under the LRIDA sought after acceptance of redundancy package and filling of post the subject of the dispute - Whether the Minister acted ultra vires the Act in deciding not to refer the dispute to the Industrial Disputes Tribunal - Whether a Minister may properly consider the issue of waiver of the rights at sections 12 (5) (c) of the LRIDA in determining whether or not to exercise t

Bignall, Vaughn O'Neil v The General Legal Council and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitutional Law - Constitution of Jamaica - Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms - Sections 13 (3) (a), (c), (d), (e) and 16 (2).
The Legal Profession Act - Sections 3, 11 and 12 (7) - Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) Rules - Advertising regulations comprised in canons II (d) (ii), II(e), II (h), II (i), II (j), II(k) and II(l).

Chas E. Ramson Limited v The Commissioner of Customs

Revenue Law - Customs Tariff (Revision) (Amendment) Resolution 2007 - Interpretation - Tariff Heading 04.01 and 04.02 - Meaning of “Cream” - Meaning of “concentrated” and “not concentrated” - Whether Elle & Vire whipping and cooking creams imported by the Appellant are “creams, concentrated” within the meaning of Tariff Heading 04.02.

Wright Anderson, Andrea Paulette (By Boysie Roy Wright, Guardian Ad Litem) v Anderson, Andrew Herman

Civil Procedure - CPR 26.3 and 26.9 - Application to strike out statement of case for failure to comply with court order where no consequence for failure to comply was specified - Delayed compliance - Considerations.
Matrimonial Property - PROSA - Section 13 (2) application for extension of time to bring claim for division of property - General considerations - Stage of proceedings at which application made.
Survivorship - Severance of joint tenancies and interests jointly held.

Martin, Winston v Jamaica Redevelopment Foundation Inc. and Vaz, Dave Giardello

Injunctions - Interlocutory - Restraint on mortgagee’s power of sale - Whether there are serious questions to be tried - mortgagor denies executing restructured debt agreement - dispute as to applicable interest - concluded agreement for sale between mortgagee and third party - whether evidence capable of finding at trial of bad faith on part of mortgagee in entering into agreement - balance of convenience - Marbela principle exceptions.

Pages

Covid-19

Emergency Matters

Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

Customer Service

customer complaints image

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2019-2023