The Hon. Mrs. Justice Sonya Wint-Blair

Black, Maureen v Advantage General Insurance Company Limited

Insurance – Whether Striking out or Summary Judgment – Motor vehicle collision – Release and discharge executed not honoured – Fraudulent misrepresentation alleged by insurer – Burden of proof – Whether Accord and Satisfaction – Whether Breach of contract with claimant  - Civil Procedure Rules 10.5(1),(4),(5), 15.2(b), 26.3(1)(a),(c),(d) & 74.4 Motor Vehicle (Third Party Risks) Act, sections 4,8 & 18

James, Oswald v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitution – What is a judgment -- Retirement of Judge of Appeal  Whether tenure of Judge of Appeal was extended - Whether judgment delivered is a nullity - Breach of right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial court established by law - Damages
Jamaica (Constitution) Order in Council 1962, Section 106, The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011, section 16(1), The Gazette Act, The Interpretation Act

SCJ Holdings Limited v Minister of Labour and Social Security and Lancelot Naraynsingh

Judicial review - Application for leave - Whether referral to Industrial Disputes Tribunal ultra vires - Whether Industrial Disputes existed - Whether waiver by conduct on part of interested party - Whether breach of Labour  Relations Code - Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, Section 11A(1)(a) - Employment Termination and Redundancy Payments Act 1974 - The Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, Rule 56.3(1).


Daniel, Marylyn and John Daniel v Grant, Webster and Raymond Grant

Application to set aside default judgment - Default Judgment entered at inter
partes hearing binding on parties - Whether five-month constitutes delay – Issues raised on application not reviewable by Judge of concurrent jurisdiction - Rules 1.1,13.3, 42.2, Civil Procedure Rules, 2002

Brown, Kent v Firearm Licensing Authority

Judicial Review - Failure to issue Firearm dealers’ licence - Gunsmith’s licence &
Firearm range licence - Legitimate Expectation - Duty of decision maker to give
notification of its decision - Firearms Act, 1967 - Interpretation Act, 1968 - Civil
Procedure Rules, 2002 Rule 29.1(1), Rule 29.1(2), Rule 30.3

Southern Trelawny Environmental Agency and Clifford Barrett v The Attorney General of Jamaica, Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II and New Day Aluminum (Jamaica) Limited

Constitutional law – Standing to commence constitutional claim – Whether company has locus standi to commence a claim for constitutional redress under section 19(1) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in its own right - Whether a company can claim environmental rights under the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms - Right to enjoy a healthy and productive environment free from the threat of injury or damage from environmental abuse and degradation of the ecological heritage - Right to protection from degrading treatment



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