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Edwards, Blossom v Bedward, Rhonda

Civil Procedure - Application to set aside properly obtained default judgment - Whether judgment should be set aside - Test to be applied - Application of Rule 13.3 of the Civil Procedure Rules - Costs.

Campbell, Douglas v The Strata Appeals Tribunal and PSP No. 73 (Carib Ocho Rios)

Administrative Law - Application for Judicial Review of decision of Strata Appeals Tribunal – Registration (Strata Titles) Act - Relevant section of act to be applied on appeal to Strata Appeals Tribunal where issue being appealed is assessment of Strata Corporation and there was no appeal to Commission of Strata Corporations - Time limit on appeal to Strata Appeals Tribunal - Whether appeal to Strata Appeals Tribunal must be made within thirty days.

The Caribbean Examinations Council v The Industrial Disputes Tribunal and Phillip, Gerard

Judicial Review-Decision of Industrial Disputes Tribunal - Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act – Caribbean Examinations Council relying on immunity from legal process – Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act – Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges (Caribbean Examinations Council Order) 1998 – Whether IDT engaged in a legal process– Whether immunity restrictive – Whether IDT lacked Jurisdiction.

Barnes, Yoensy v Bizet, Maikel

Negligence – Motor vehicle collision – Claim for personal injuries -
Counterclaim for cost of repairs to motor vehicle.

Stewart, Adam and Desnoes, Andrew et al v The Gleaner Company Limited

“Independent” Claim for Disclosure – Connected Defamation Action – Application for Disclosure of Name of Alleged Joint Tort-feasor – Defence in Connected Claim of Qualified Privilege and Fair Comment on a Matter of Public Interest – The “Newspaper Rule”- Whether Applicable – Rule 69.7 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) - The Defamation Act, 2013 – Whether Retrospective.



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