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Okuonghae, Alexander v University Of Technology Jamaica

Case Number: 
2010 HCV 01454
Neutral Citation: 
[2014] JMSC Civ. 138
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Employment law  – University – Visitor – Termination of employment – Contractual notice given – Allegation of breach of internal laws and natural justice by uiversity – Visitorial jurisdiction – Whether jurisdiction of court ousted – The University of the West Indies Jamamica Act, SS.5, 11(2).

Defamation  – Libel – Alleged defamatory statement by employee  – Whether university liable – Failure to plead facts relied on  – Consequences  – Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) 8.9 (1) & 8.9 (A).


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