LIVE STREAM:The Judiciary of Jamaica Strategic Business Plan Launch 2024


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. Mr. Justice Kirk Anderson

Gardner, Margaret v Gardner, Rivington (2)

Application for contempt for breach of a Court Order – What must be proven – Burden of proof – Standard of proof – Procedural requirements to be met – Part 53 of Civil Procedure Rules – Actus Reus and Mens Rea of civil contempt – Section 21(1) of Maintenance Act.

Drummond, Josel v Drummond, Faval and Woolley, Pauline

Application for interim injunction – Presumption of advancement – Whether presumption rebutted – Lack of bona fides of party seeking to have presumption rebutted – Exercise of discretion – Failure to fully disclose pertinent information.

Union of Clerical, Administrative and Supervisory Employees, National Workers Union, Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (‘The Unions’) v The Industrial Disputes Tribunal et al

Judicial Review – Error of law – Whether error of law need be ‘on face of record’ – Inferior tribunal and presumption of regularity – Failure of majority members of inferior tribunal to provide fulsome reasons for award made – Interpretation of contractual agreement – Parties’ discussions during contractual negotiations – Parties’ expressions of understanding of draft agreement as expressed during contractual negotiations – Parties’ expressions of respective interpretations of contractual agreement after agreement reached – Implied terms – Reference to custom and practice in interpretation

Tucker, Toussant v Bogues, Inez

Application to strike out claim form and affidavit in support - Limitation period - Whether filing of claim outside of limitation period negates existence of cause of action -  Date of time beginning to run for purposes of Limitation of Action Act - Whether reasonable cause of action exists.

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Covid-19

Emergency Matters

Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

Customer Service

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2019-2023