LIVE STREAM:The Judiciary of Jamaica Strategic Business Plan Launch 2024


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.

2022

Simco 2000 Limited v Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd., Simpson, Robert et al

Contract for supply of electricity to premises occupied by claimant - Under registration of electricity  consumption - Disconnection of electricity - Claimant's business suffers financial loss - Claimant commences action against 1st defendant for breach of contract and negligence - Privity of contract - Breach of duty - Whether 1st defendant entitled to payment for under-registration - JPS Back billing  for six years.

Cunningham, Claudia v Commissioner of Police and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Declaratory Relief - Procedure for Dismissal from the Jamaica Constabulary Force
Who has the power to dismiss a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force -
Sections 90(1), 125, 130, 131 Jamaica (Constitution) Order in Council 1962 - Power
to delegate a constitutional power vested in the Governor General- Section 38
Police Service Regulations-Section 5 Jamaica Constabulary Force Act - Effect of
non- re-enlistment in the Jamaica Constabulary Force Act

 

Gordon, Lismae v Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council

Judicial review – Decision of inferior tribunal that the applicant is guilty of professional misconduct – Whether decision is susceptible to judicial review – Whether the inferior tribunal acted ultra vires its statutory authority
Judicial review – Prerogative order – Leave to apply for – Application for leave – Need for applicant to establish arguable case with a reasonable prospect of success – Evidence – Need for judge to review evidence
Judicial review – When proceedings appropriate – Availability of suitable alternative means of raising issue

Tomlinson, Maurice v Attorney General of Jamaica, The Churches, Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society, Lawyer Christian Fellowship Limited and Hear the Children Cry

Application for separate trial of preliminary issue – Court’s Case Management Power – Power of Court to dispose of other applications at first hearing –
Distinction between summary judgment and trial of preliminary issue – Factors to be considered upon application for separate trial of preliminary issues – Can
application be determined without consideration of evidence.

Sky-High Holdings Limited (Acting on its own behalf as Bondholder and on behalf of the Bondholders Trustee the JCSD Trustee Services Limited v Mystic Mountain Limited et al

Insolvency - Proposal made to secured creditors only – Whether meeting of creditors to consider proposal properly constituted – Whether unsecured creditors have a right to vote –Insolvency Act – Sections 5, 7,15,18,19,22 and 38-Observations on role of the Supervisor of Insolvency - Preliminary point- Whether party who files written submission out of time, and in breach of an order of the court, ought to be permitted to make submissions.

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Covid-19

Emergency Matters

Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

Customer Service

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028