2020

Richards, Paulette v North East Regional Health Authority and others

Civil procedure – Application by defendants for permission to file defence out of time – Application by claimant for permission to enter judgment in default of defence against the Crown – Whether the draft defence is a bare denial of some of the allegations made in the claimant’s statement of case – Whether it is appropriate to enter judgment in default in respect of one or more defendants in the circumstances – Rule 10.3, 12.3(1) and 12.9 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, as amended.

Tank-Weld Metals Limited v Seal Construction Company Limited and others

Civil procedure – Application to set aside judgment in default – Whether there is an affidavit of merit – Whether the defendants have demonstrated that they have a real prospect of successfully defending the claim – Rules 5.7, 13.2 and 13.3 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, as amended.

K Chandiram Limited v The Commissioner General of Tax Administration Jamaica

Revenue Law - Duty Free Shopping System Act (DFSSA) - whether goods sold at
a licensed duty free shop to persons who are not passengers or diplomats were
sold under the duty free shopping system and therefore exempt from GCT.
General Consumption Tax Act (GCTA) - whether the Respondent had jurisdiction
to raise an assessment for GCT where goods sold at a licensed duty free shop to
persons other than passengers or diplomats but exported through Customs - if
the Respondent had jurisdiction to raise assessment to GCT - whether the

Broderick, Steadman v Firearm Licensing Authority

Application for leave for judicial review – Whether there is an arguable case for leave – Order made by the respondent revoking an expired firearm licence – Duty of decision maker to give notification of its decision – Notification of revocation sent by registered post – The date from which three-month time limit for filing the application should run – Whether the date of the revocation order or the date of its receipt should be regarded as the date of notification – Whether an alternative remedy was available to the applicant at the date of notification of the decision – Part 56 of the Civ

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