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

Henry, Erraldo v Clarke, Alphanso and Taylor, Samuel

Civil Procedure – Application by insurance company to set aside order for service by a specified method and application to set default judgment aside –Unsigned and unsealed copy of Court order served with the claim form – Sealed copy of Order served after the expiration of the six months’ extension permitted by Rule 8.15(2) of the Civil Procedure Rules – Order appearing to extend the validity of the claim form for a period longer than six months – What is required in making an application for a second extension – Whether default judgment irregularly obtained – Rule 13.2 of the Civil Procedu

Watson, Berisford v Brown, Judith

Civil procedure – Application to extend the validity of the claim form and application for an order for service by a specified method – Whether multiple extensions might be granted on hearing one application to extend the validity of the claim form – Rule 8.15(2) of the Civil Procedure Rules.

Higgins, Marlan (Executor of Estate of Egbert Higgins) v Johnson, Geoffrey (Sued as Junior Johnson)

Civil procedure – Application to set aside default judgment pursuant to rule 13.2 of the Civil Procedure Rules – Claim commenced by way of fixed date claim form – No proof of service of fixed date claim form – Claim form and particulars of claim subsequently filed with the same claim reference number and served – Application to convert proceedings to claim form filed but not determined – Application to enter judgment in default filed and heard – Whether default judgment entered in respect of claim form is irregular – Whether good explanation provided for the failure to file a defence – Whet

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Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028