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

Brown, Marlon v Brown, Iola and others

Application for relief from sanction after statement of case struck out –- Whether the application was made promptly – Whether the claimant’s failure to comply was unintentional – Whether the claimant’s alleged impecuniosity is a good explanation for his non-compliance – Whether the claimant has generally complied with all other relevant rules, practice directions, orders and directions – Rule 26.8 of the Civil Procedure Rule

Dodd, Clifton v Insurance Company of the West Indies

Interpretation of contracts – Applicability of arbitration clause – Meaning of ‘difference’ in the context of an arbitration clause – Summary Judgment – Whether the matter is one for summary judgment.

Williams, Ellen v Strata Appeals Tribunal, Commission for Strata Corporations and Jackson, Josina

Statutory Interpretation - Meaning of ‘shall’ in paragraphs 13 and 14 of the First Schedule of the Registration (Strata Titles) Act - Whether the Commission for Strata Corporations can hear disputes between proprietors under section 3B (1) (c) of the Registration (Strata Titles) Act - Judicial Review – Certiorari - Irrationality/ Unreasonableness - Whether the tribunals acted unreasonably - Natural Justice - Duty to act fairly - Legitimate Expectation - Whether there was an expectation that is legitimate – Burden of Proof – Standard of Proof

Robinson, Hilton v King, Aaron; Anderson Robinson

CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FOR MALICIOUS PROSECUTION – WHETHER CLAIMANT WAS MALICIOUSLY PROSECUTED – WHO PROSECUTED THE CLAIMANT – WHETHER 2ND AND 3RD DEFENDANTS CAN PROPERLY BE HELD INDIVIDUALLY LIABLE – WHETHER THE 2ND OR THE 3RD DEFENDANT PROSECUTED THE CLAIMANT WITHOUT ANY REASONABLE AND/OR PROBABLE CAUSE – PROSECUTOR WHO IS A POLICE OFFICER HAVING ACTED ON INSTRUCTION OF CLERK OF COURT – ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES FOR MALICIOUS PROSECUTION

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Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028