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

Future Services Ltd v Attorney General

Whether pepper spray can be imported into Jamaica without a

No Objection Letfer from the Minister of National Security -

implied repeal - Whether the Offenslve Weapons Prohibition

Act authon'zes the possession of pepper spray and by

implication its importation for personal protection - Whether

the importation and sale of pepper spray in Jamaica is legal -

appmpn'ate use Hansard Notes of Parliament - Whether the

matter is mereiy academic - Judicial Review-presumption of

Regularity

Gayle, Frank v Miletic, Maria

Setting aside of Notice of Discontinuance - Rule 37 Civil Procedure Rules 2002 –Filing of Mediation Report – Absence of Court Order in terms of the Report-Rescission of Mediation Settlement - Rule 74 Civil Procedure Rules 2002

First Financial Caribbean Trust Company Limited v Howell, Delroy, Mitchell, Kenarthur et al

Civil Procedure – Summary judgment – Company holding trust monies - Company

alleging that trust monies improperly removed from the its control or improperly

invested by directors – Company’s trust money loaned to or invested in companies

in which its directors have an interest - Claim against directors for recovery of those

monies and for damages for breach of fiduciary duty – Directors averring that

McFarlane, Violet, Campbell, Igol v Eugster, John, Eugster, Kathleen et al

Adverse possession - Individual claims to possession of many distinct portions of land within large expanses of registered land - Section 3, 30 of limitation of actions act - claim to over 12 years possession but no application to become registered under section 85 of registration of titles act - registered ownership of land changing - Section 68,70,71,85,161 of registration of titles act - When does time begin to run - Conclusiveness and indefeasibility of registered title - Meaning of "subsequent operation of any satute of limitation"

 

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