The en banc sitting of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica scheduled for Friday March 26, 2021 at 10:00am has been postponed until further notice.

The Hon. Mrs. Icolin M. Reid (Ag)

Douglas, Steve v Armstrong, Patricia

Application to set aside default judgment – Rules 13.2 and 13.3 of the Civil Procedure Rules 2002 (CPR) – The effect of a failure to comply with rules 30.2 and 30.5(1) of the CPR – Whether to set aside the default judgment and order a trial with the counterclaim.

Clarke, Hector v Premier Wast Management Limited, Black, Nathaniel and Garbage Disposal & Sanitation Systems Limited

Application to extend time to file witness statement – Relief from sanctions pursuant to rule 26.8 of the Civil Procedure Rules 2002 (CPR) – Whether an attorney-at-law ought properly to file her own affidavit in support of an application for relief from sanction – Whether because of failure to comply with rule 26.8(2) of the CPR the court is obliged to refuse to grant relief.


Matrimonial Proceedings

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2019-2023