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.

2017

Baldwin, Gary v Quest, Dave

Conversion and detinue – Boats seized by bailiff – Warrant of levy – Registration of boats – Fisheries Industry Act – Person entitled to possession – Specific and unconditional demand – Whether defendant justified in retaining the boats.

Jacas, Thelma v Jacas, Howard and Jacas, Lorenzo et al

Application for an interim injunction - Settled Land Act - Rights and powers of life tenant and remaindermen - Whether remaindermen should be denied access - Whether there is a serious question to be tried - Damages as an adequate remedy - Balance of convenience.

Lawrence, Earline v Edwards, Dean

Land Law - Contract Law - Agreement for Sale - Registered Land - Joint Tenancy -
Intention to Create Legal Relations - Incomplete Sale Agreement - No Transfer of
Interest in Land - Resale of Land - Death of Vendor - Equitable Interest - Decree of
Specific Performance.

Gordon, Phyllis v Gordon, Pamela

Contract law - Breach of contract - Intention to create legal relations - Consideration - Transfer of property - Fraudulent misrepresentation - Fraud - Sections 70 & 71 of the Registration of Titles Act - Rescission of contract.

King, Martia v Hibbert, Matthew and Grant, Rohan

Civil Law - Negligence - Motor Vehicle Collision - Contributory Negligence -
Whether the Claimant was Contributorily Negligent - Defence - Self Preservation - Whether Damages should be Awarded in the Circumstances.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028