LIVE STREAM:The Judiciary of Jamaica Strategic Business Plan Launch 2024


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.

2011

Williams, Ivy v Thompson, Yvonne

Family law - Beneficial interest in dwelling house –  Common intention of the parties – Whether visiting or common law relationship – Tenant at will.

 

Whilby- Cunningham, Thelma v Cunningham, Leroy Augustus

Matrimonial Property - Claim for 50% share in dwelling-house - Parties separated - Claim brought more than twelve months after date of separation - Whether the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act applicable – Which section of the Act applicable or not or whether the rules of common law and equity apply - House built by spouses on family land - Whether
house is not family home because it is built on family land - Whether application of equal share rule ousted by absence of legal title in land on which house is built - the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act, ss 2, 4, 6, 11,

Wade, Alphanso v Davy, Gloria Elmena

Non - Attendance of witnesses – Affidavits struck out – Unsatisfactory state of evidence – Rare case In which burden of proof determining which party should succeed.

United Bookmakers Association v Caymanas Track Limited

Application for leave to apply for Juducial Review — Whether section 26 (2) of the Betting Gaming and
Lotteries Act creates a public power or vests a private right — Appropriate tests for determining
whether public power or private right exercised

Jamaican Redevelopment Foundation Inc v Anthony Everald Ferguson

Mortgage – Equitable mortgage - Loan made to registered proprietor of land – Agreement

for land to be security for loan – Proprietor depositing certificate of title in pursuance of

agreement – No instrument of mortgage executed – Whether equitable mortgage in place –

Enforcement of equitable rights – Registration of Titles Act, section 103 - Conveyancing

Act, section 28 (2) – Judicature (Supreme Court) Act, section 48

Thomas, Sydney v Thomas, Josephine

 Limitation of Action - Possession of Title - Land brought under the Registration of Titles Act -Sections 68 & 70 Registration of Titles Act - Whether Fraud established - Meaning of Fraud.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028