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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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