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Vision 

A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

Mission

To provide sound, timely judgments and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

The Hon. Miss Justice Nicole Simmons

Allen, Catherine v Guardian Life Limited, Eric Hosin, Eckley Limited, Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago et al

Summary judgment - Civil Procedure Rules 2002, rule 15.2 (a)
Civil procedure and practice - Application to strike out statement of case - Abuse of process - Res judicata - Civil Procedure Rules 2002, rule 26.3
Costs - Interlocutory proceedings - Application for costs on an indemnity basis- Application for immediate taxation - Civil Procedure Rules 2002, rules 64.6, 64.12, 64.15 and 64.17 (1) and (3)

Robertson, George v Dowe, Sonia and Administrator General

Land law – Recovery of possession – Oral agreement for sale – Whether the deceased paid the purchase price – Statute of Frauds, section 4
Land Law – Whether deceased acquired possessory title – Registration of Titles Act, section 68 – Limitation of Actions Act, sections 3 and 30
Equity - Proprietary estoppel

Contract for sale of land – Part performance

Cameron, Kerrikay and Robinson, Bryan et al v Caribbean Airlines Limited

Civil procedure - Application for summary judgment – Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, rule 15.2
Civil procedure - Application to strike out claim – No reasonable ground for bringing the claim – Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, rule 26.3(1)
Air Law – Claimants removed from the aircraft - Whether the claim falls under the Montreal Convention – Montreal Convention, articles 1, 2,17 and 29

Virgo, Dale and ZV v Board of Management of Kensington Primary School, Minister of Education, Attorney General of Jamaica and Office of the Childrens Advocate

Constitutional law –– Freedom of expression – Freedom of religion – Equality
before the law – Right of every child to such measures of protection as are required
by virtue of the status of being a minor as part of the family – Right of a child to
publicly funded tuition in a public educational institution at the pre-primary and
primary levels – Equitable and humane treatment – Respect for and protection of
private and family life and privacy of the Home – Freedom from discrimination –

Williams, Wilton v Ajas Limited

Civil procedure - Application to strike out claim - No reasonable ground for bringing the claim – Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, rule 26.3(1)
Civil procedure - Application for summary judgment - Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, rule 15.2

Jebmed S.R.L v Capitalease S.P.A. Owners of M.V. Trading Fabrizia Consolidated with Elburg Ship Management, Enterprise Shipping Agency, Capitalease S.P.A and the Motor Ship Trading Fabrizia

Admiralty law - Application to be added as an interested party - Judicial sale of Maltese vessel on the application of the mortgagee – Vessel sold to the applicant free of encumbrances - Vessel subsequently arrested in Malta in respect of the same mortgage debt - Judicial sale in Jamaica not recognized by Maltese court – Mortgage debt paid by purchaser to secure vessel’s release - Rule 70.11 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002 - Admiralty law - Judicial sale – Distribution of the proceeds – Section 89 (2) of the Shipping Act and rule 70.13 (9) of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002

Hamilton, Marilyn v United General Insurance Company

Civil procedure - Appeal against decision of the Registrar to issue an Order for seizure and sale – Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, part 62.
Civil procedure - Order for seizure and sale – whether a Default Costs Certificate may be enforced by that method, Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, rules 45.2, 64.2 (3).
Civil procedure - Order for seizure and sale - Time for issue - Civil Procedure Rules 65.12 (b).
Civil procedure - Whether an order for seizure and sale can be set aside after its execution

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028