The Honourable Miss Justice Tara Carr

Island Jamaica Limited v Industrial Disputes Tribunal

Judicial Review – Whether the disclosure of a without prejudice letter resulted in a breach of the Claimant’s right to a fair hearing – Whether the Industrial Disputes Tribunal acted irrationally in refusing to recuse itself from the hearing after being exposed to the without prejudice letter – Whether the Industrial Disputes Tribunal acted unlawfully in coming to its decision not to recuse itself

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

Clarke, Roshaine v The Attorney General of Jamaica

The Constitution of Jamaica, sections 2, 9, 13, 14 and 20 - The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011,
sections 13(2)(a) and (b) and 19, The Emergency Powers Regulations, 2018, regulations 22, 30, 32, 33 and 38. Whether certain regulations violate the

Vassell, Lynette v Hall, Winston (Exeutor of Estate Israel Hall) and Hall, Monica (Executor of Estate Israel Hall) v Lewis, Thelma Louise (By personal representative, Sandra Lewis)

Section 3 (1) of The Real Property Representative Act – Land vests in the personal representative of the estate of the deceased – Indefeasibility of Title – Adverse possession – Vacant lot – Act of possession is specific to the person making an application – Agreement for sale of land – Privity of contract – Section 140 of the Registration of Titles Act – Where a caveat has lapsed what are the implications for the Caveator.

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