Latest Updates:

2013

City Properties v New Era Finance

Application to strike out statement of case-Section 26 3 (1) (c) of

CPC- Whether reasonable grounds for bringing defenceconstruction

of new rules.

Chevron Caribbean SRL v The Attorney General For Jamaica

Constitutional Law - Customs Act - Whether Customs user fee a tax - Whether Minister acted ultra vires the statute - Whether wrongful deprivation of the property - Restitution - Passing on defence - Delay - National interest - Whether Defences to the claim

Brooks, Cosmo v Hendricks, Hugh

Contract – Sale of Land – Specific Performance – Whether contract enforceable – whether occupation prior to completion unlawful – whether contract valid

Walker, Danville v The Contractor General

Judicial review - Renewal of application - Test for leave to apply for judicial review  -  Delay in applying for judicial review  - Whether remedy would be granted even if application for leave to apply judicial review granted - Whether criminal process provides adequate means of redress - Whether applicant should be granted if criminal process provides adequate remedy - Contractor General Act - Sections 4, 15, 18, 29 of the Act - Parts 26, 56 and 73 of Civil Procedure Rules - Whether application in time - Whether court has power to extend time to renew application.

 

Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited v Stephenson, Carl and Stephenson, Ileen

Application to strike out pursuant to Civil Procedure Rules – Distinction between "new proceedings" and "old proceedings" – Rule 73.3(1) of New CPR Rules – Old proceedings not within Hilary Term within Non-Hilary Term – Case Management Conference – Whether default judgment automatically struck out for failure to comply with Rule – Whether judgment enforceable

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