Vision 

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

Mission

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

The Hon. Mr. Justice David Batts

Neville L. Daley & Company v H & H Ventures Limited

Application to strike out claim - Building contract - Arbitration agreement - Neither party now seeks arbitration - Whether reference to arbitration time barred-Whether court has jurisdiction to try the issue – Earlier claim filed but not served and now expired-Whether an abuse of process to bring another action - Observations on attaching documents as a schedule to affidavits.

James, Rohan and Murphy, Nigel (on behalf of the members of the Jamaica Police Federation et al v Ministry of Finance and Public Service, Commissioner of Police and the Attorney General

Constitutional Relief- Heads of Agreement – Whether binding contract – Whether legitimate expectation – Whether jurisdiction to grant declaratory relief if claim not contested – Whether breach waived – Whether mandatory order possible – Whether award of damages appropriate- Observations on the nature of declaratory relief

Persichilli, Benedetto v Taddeo, Leo and New Era Homes 2000 Limited

Civil procedure - Application to strike out - Whether abuse of process - Whether basis for section 213A claim under Companies Act - Whether settlement agreement between all directors and shareholders a bar to proceeding - Whether prolix pleadings - Whether omission of certificate of truth renders claim null and void - Whether delay a bar to the application - Whether consent order make it unjust to strike out claim.

Chablal, Shaun v 21st. Hapilos Digital Distribution Inc.

Application for Interlocutory Injunction – Alleged copyright infringement-Whether distribution agreement lawfully terminated - Whether damages an adequate remedy - Whether balance of convenience favours the grant rather than the refusal of an interlocutory injunction.

Re Customer Information Order

Proceeds of Crime Act - Customer Information Order - Whether reasonable grounds to suspect offence has been, is being, or is about to be committed - Applicable test.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028