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

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

2022

Martin, Clive v Commissioner of Land Valuations

Land Valuation - Sections 20 and 22 Land Valuation Act - Whether grounds of appeal prescribed by statue exist 
Land Valuation Act - Section 2 - Unimproved Value - Whether appropriate comparables used in determining unimproved value of property - Onus of proof

Revenue Appeals Division Act - Section 4 (3) - Power of RAD to consult and obtain assistance
Revenue Appeals Division Rules - Rules 7, 10, and 14 - Power of Revenue Appeal Division - To collect necessary information - Obtain and consider relevant evidence

Bucmars Incorporated Limited and Dwight Morgan v Commissioner of Customs, Trade Administrator and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Trade - Sections 2, 8, 11 and 12 of the Trade Act - Whether import licence issued by the Trade Administrator which remains unrevoked, has not been ordered invalid and is not challenged in current proceedings a valid import licence.
Customs - Sections 2 and 210 (1) of the Customs Act - Whether stolen motor vehicle imported into the island for which no import licence was granted is uncustomed goods.

Fraser, Muriel (Administratrix of Estate of Imran Ferguson v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Assessment of Damages – False Imprisonment – Fatal Accident Act – Law (Reform Miscellaneous Provision) Act – Lost Years – Loss of Expectation of Life - Personal Injuries - Constitutional right to life – Constitutional right to enjoyment of family – death pre Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms - Aggravated Damages – Exemplary Damages – Vindicatory Damages

N O (A child represented by the Children's Advocate v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitutional Redress - Sections 14 (3), 16 and 19(1) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms - Existence of parallel legal remedy - Whether claim for constitutional redress constitutes and abuse of court process
Child Care and Protection Act - Sections 65, 71, 72, 76 and 82 - Whether the making of a Correctional Order by a Judge of the Family Court is intra vires the Act

Re Legal guardianship of JDR

Application for guardianship order – Applicant who is a close blood relative of the relevant child – Applicant resides overseas – Child’s biological mother purportedly

Island Jamaica Limited v Industrial Disputes Tribunal

Judicial Review – Whether the disclosure of a without prejudice letter resulted in a breach of the Claimant’s right to a fair hearing – Whether the Industrial Disputes Tribunal acted irrationally in refusing to recuse itself from the hearing after being exposed to the without prejudice letter – Whether the Industrial Disputes Tribunal acted unlawfully in coming to its decision not to recuse itself

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