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.

2015

Nelson, Tivy Austin v Nelson, Melva Evadne

Entitlement to Property – Intestacy – Joint Property – Application seeking Court’s Intervention and Direction – Presumption of Death Order – Application to set aside Presumption of Death Order – Whether the Presumption of Death Order is a Final Order or Interlocutory Order – Application seeking Beneficial Interest in Estate – Declaration of Legal Spouse – Entitlement to apply for Grant of Letters of Administration – Application to set aside Presumption of Death Order refused.

Haughton, Monica v Personnel Committee of The Board of Management of Liberty Hill Primary School, Ministry of Education and Attorney General of Jamaica

Judicial Review - Application for leave to apply for Judicial Review - Allegations of Professional Misconduct - Breach of Financial Administration and Auditing Act - Education Act – Education Regulations - Whether there is an arguable case with a realistic prospect of success - Continuation of hearing complain before inappropriate body – Matter Statute-Barred – Sufficient interest – Alternative Remedy available – Section 37 of the Education Act – Appellate Procedure – Application for Judicial Review fails.

Lunan, Ian v Sudine, Rohan

Tenancy agreement – Periodic tenancy – Notice to quit – Re – entry by landlord onto leased premises – Failure of tenant to end occupation of leased premises – Claim for damages for breach of contract and damages for lost opportunity – whether there was a breach of contract by the parties – Failure by claimant to comply with terms of lease – Failure by defendant to comply with terms of lease – Proof of special damages

Bailey Terrelonge Allen (A firm) v National Transport Co-operative Society Limited

Recovery of Attorney’s costs – Contingency Agreement - Application for an Interim Declaration – Application for a Charging Order - Solicitors Act – Part 48 of Civil Procedure Rules – Section 28D of the Judicature (Supreme Court) Act - Whether Charging Order and/or Interim Declaration can be granted in the circumstances – Abridgement of time to hear application – Does the circumstances warrant an abridgment of time – Application for Interim Declaration granted – Application for a Charging Order refused – Application for Abridgement of time refused.

Thomas, Enid v Thoms, Christopher

Breach of contract – Building contract- Abandonment of construction of house – Implied condition of cooperation- Measure of damages

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Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028