Vision 

A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

Mission

To provide sound, timely judgements and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

2020

Gilpin, Courtney v Shackleford, Valrie Consolidated with Shackleford, Paulette and Shackleford, Sylbourn v Shackleford, Valrie

Wills – Construction – The appropriate construction to be applied to particular clause in a will – Whether fee simple absolute was bequeathed – Whether will created a settlement – Perpetuities – The rule against perpetuities – Whether particular clause in the will offends the rule against perpetuities – Whether particular clause in the will is void for uncertainty – Repugnancy – The doctrine of repugnancy – Whether particular clause in the will infringes the doctrine of repugnancy – Recovery of funds expended in accordance with the will – The Wills Act, section 23, The Settled Land Act, sec

Brown, Antoinette v Reid, Marvin

Division of Matrimonial Property – Occupation Rent – Relevant Considerations – Re-imbursement of Mortgage Payments – Settlement of Joint Loan.

Worldwise Partners Limited and Strachan, Noel v Financial Services Commission

Cease and Desist Order – Section 68(b), (IB) Securities Act, 1993 – Financial
Service Commission Act, 2001, sections 2,3, 6, 8, - Nature of activity of Company
taking money from investors – Section 2, Securities Act – meaning – Dealing in
security business – Fairness of Procedure by Financial Service Commission –
natural Justice – Jurisdiction of Financial Service Commission - Right of Appeal –
Sec. 68(C) or Sec. 74 of Securities Act.

Hyundai Motor Company v Key Motors Limited

Arbitration – Foreign arbitration – Enforcement - Principles applicable Evidence – Affidavit – Execution abroad - Whether absence of certificate confirming status of notary public is fatal

Barrett, Mirian v Truman, Fredrick

Application Summary Judgment – Rule 15.2 CPR 2002 - Effect of plea of guilty in
criminal case - Effect of Request for and or refusal to give Information to party –
Rule 34 CPR 2002 - Test for Summary Judgment – Defence inevitable accident.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028