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Bratton Limited, First Caribbean International Bank (JA) Ltd v National Commercial Bank (Ja) Ltd, RBTT Bank Jamaica Ltd et al

Bills of Exchange - Cheque - Fraudulent Indorsement - Drawer issuing incomplete

crossed cheque - qheque completed by a person other than the named payee and

indorsed to thirq party - Whether payee "fictitious" - Bills of Exchange Act,

sections 7 and 8.

Banking - Effect of qrossing on cheque - Rights and responsibilities of paying bank -

Rights and responsil)ilities of collecting bank - Bills of Exchange Act, sections 60,80,

82 and 90.

Re Norbrook Heights

Land law - Restrictive covenant - Covenant preventing subdivision - Application for modify - Whether objectors entitled to the benefit of the covenant - Whether words used in the originating documents sufficient to annex the benefit to the land - Whether land affected by the covenant - Whether building scheme created - Unity of seisin - Land law - Restrictive Covenant - Covenant preventing subdivision Application to modify - Whether character of neighbourhood has changed - Whether objectors have acceded to the breach - Restrictive Covenants (Modification and Discharge) Act, section 3.

Bowes, Millicent v Keith Alexander Taylor

Property Dispute -parti+ unmarried - claim for half-interest on basis of the "equal share rule "-

whether a common law r'elationship existed between the parties- whether claimant a "spouse" for

the purposes of the rule +factors to be considered - whether property is the 'tfamily home "- The

Property (Rights of Spouges) Act, ss 2(1), 6(1) & 13



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