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

Sammott, Rupert v Sammott, Narville and Sammott, Rohan

Will - Grant of Letters of Administration - Declaration sought for revocation of Grant - Effect of misrepresentation in application for Grant of Administration – Lost title application – Effect of misrepresentation in application

Smith, Cynthia v Movac Protection Limited

Rule 13.3 of the CPR as amended [2006] - Application to set aside judgment in default - Failure to file defence in time - Delay in making application - Realistic Prospect of success

Bell, Stephen v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Assessment of Damages - Malicious Prosecution - False Imprisonment - Aggravated damages - Exemplary damages - Seized vehicle never returned - Detinue and conversion - Whether claimant entitled to damages for aggravated and exemplary damages.

Powell, Everith v Graham, Lloyd and Graham, Sharon

Property (Rights of Spouses) Act 2004 Secs. 2, 6,7,13 and 14 - Division of Property - Single woman and single man - Unequal contribution to acquisition of land - Construction of house – Registered Title in joint names - Equal share rule – Variation of equal share rule -Contribution of third party

Insurance Company of the West Indies Limited v Forest-Duncan Consolidated with Forrest-Duncan, Margaret, ICWI and Binoc Visions Investigations Ltd.

Insurance Law – Avoidance of policy by Insurer for misrepresentation and material non-disclosure – Arbitration clause and whether non compliance automatically determines the right to redress by the court – Breach of conditions – Whether such breach material or entitles Insurer to avoid policy – treatment of disputed confessions in civil litigation - Whether issues of undue influence, duress and involuntariness material to admissibility of confession – The Motor Vehicles Insurance (Third-Party Risks) Act, sections 8 & 18.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028