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


Carreras Limited v Commissioner of Customs

Judicial Review – Minister’s approval for post and audit exercise – Whether audit process fair and reasonable – Natural Justice – Legitimate Expectation – Certiorari – Mandamus

Drakulich, Michael and Patchen, Max et al v Rainforest Adventures (Holdings) Limited and Mystic Mountain Limited

Company Law – Application for Interlocutory Injunction – Sections 213A (2) (a), (b) and (c) of the Companies Act – Appointment of directors - Appointment of managing director - Whether power of shareholder owning 100% of the shares is to be restrained - Negotiations ongoing with bond holders-Whether appointments unfair or prejudicial - Whether issue for tria l - Whether damages adequate remedy - Whether just in all the circumstances.


The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980-Articles 3, 11, 12, &13 - The Children (Guardianship and Custody) Amendment Act - Habitual Residence - Grave risk - Discretion after one year - Abridgement of time - Civil Procedure Rules - Rule 27. 2(4).

Daley, Jeffrey v Daley, Hamilton Carl

Freezing Order - Good arguable case - Real risk of party dissipating assets - Where there is hardship on the defendant his legitimate interests must prevail over that of
the claimant - Court’s objective is to obtain just results - Serious issue to be tried - Adequacy of damages - Balance of convenience- Accounting by Executor - Court must not act in vain

Regina v Cherrington, Gary

Criminal law – Gun Court – Sentence - Illegal possession of firearm - Illegal possession of ammunition



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Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028