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.

2019

Boswell, Horace v Johnson, Jennifer

Equity – Constructive and resulting trusts – Tenants in common – Whether the claimant is entitled to a greater interest in land than that endorsed on registered title

Sadler, Canute v Thompson, Dereick Michael et al

Civil Practice and Procedure - Costs - Default Costs Certificate obtained against the Defendants - Defendants’ Notice of Application to set aside Default Costs Certificate - Rule 65.22 of the Civil Procedure Rules - Factors the Court should consider in setting aside Default Costs Certificate.

Imperial Suites Hotel Limited v Johnson, Leroy

Application for striking out of Defence and/or Summary Judgment – Whether there exists reasonable grounds for defending the claim pursuant to rule 26.3(1)(c) of the Civil Procedure Rules or a real prospect of successfully defending the claim pursuant to rule 15.2(b) of the Civil Procedure Rules – Defendant lacking locus standi as either shareholder or creditor of company to defend action on behalf of company – The company was the mortgagor and has a separate legal personality – Only the company has the legal standing to challenge the transfer of title pursuant to mortgagee’s power of sale –

Davis, Devon Mark v Marajah, Karen

Civil Practice and ProcedureNotice of Application to file Defence and Counterclaim out of time - Rules 10.3 (1), 10.3 (9), and 26.1 (2) (c) of the Civil Procedure Rules - Factors to be considered by the Court in deciding whether to grant an extension of time.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028