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.

2016

Bennett, Evan v Randatt, Raymond

 Registration of Titles Act, section 63 CPR 21.7 - Whether claimant can bring claim as transferee - Wjether court should appoint claimant as representative locus standi.

Dixon, Nadeen v Dixon, Herman

Matrimonial Property – Division of matrimonial properties – Parties registered as joint tenants of properties – Properties acquired during the marriage – Whether one property is the family home – Variation of the equal share rule – Whether parties entitled to equal share of the beneficial interest in the other property – Property (Rights of Spouses) Act sections 6, 7, 13, 14 and 15

Golding, Huntley James v Maragh Blossom Monica

Property (Rights of Spouses) Act – Whether applicant and now deceased partner were unmarried and cohabited as man and wife for 5 years or more – Child born to a third party during the relationship - Documentary evidence .

Adams, Orlando v Desnoes & Geddes Limited (Trading as Red Stripe)

Negligence - Employer’s liability - Occupiers Liability - Duty of care - Whether Employer provided a Safe system of work - Whether defendant liable for claimant’s medical diagnosis - Occupier’s liability - Whether premises were reasonably safe for the purpose for which the claimant was permitted to be there - Breach of contract - Whether the defendant provided adequate plant and equipment necessary for the safety of the claimant.

Hyatt, Wilfred v Hyatt, Linda

Real Property - Application for entitlement to property - Property Rights of Spouses Act - Whether property is the family home for the purposes of the act - What is the proper trigger for an application under the Act - Whether preconditions for application have been satisfied - Limitation of Actions Act sections 3, 14 and 30 - Whether co-owner has been dispossessed.

Mrs. S. v Mr. S.

Family Law - Applications for Joint Custody and for Sole Custody - Application for Unsupervised Access - Removal of Child from the Jurisdiction - Sections 7 & 8 of the Children (Guardianship and Custody ) Act - Welfare of the Child - Section 14 of the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act - Transfer of Heritage Education Plan

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