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.

The Hon. Miss Justice Ingrid Mangatal

McFarlene, Violet and Campbell, Igol v Eugster, John and Eugster, Kathleen et al

Adverse possession - Individual claims to possession of many distinct portions of land within large expanses of registered land - Sections 3, 30 of limitation of actions Act - Claim to over 12 years possession but no application to become registered under section 85 of

Registration of Titles Act -  Registered ownership of Land changing – Sections 68, 70, 71, 85, 161 of Registration of Titles Act - When does time begin to run conclusiveness and indefeasibility of registered title - Meaning of “subsequent operation of any statute of

Limitations”

Lascelles, de Mercado & Company Limited v Financial Services Commission and Black Sands Acquisitions Inc.

Securities act and securities (take-overs and mergers) regulations, 1999 – Rules of the Jamaica stock exchange – Whether right of appeal or judicial review-nature of section 25 proceedings – Take-over bid circular – Duty to treat with same standard of care as prospectus – Whether satisfactory proof that offeror able or will be able to implement the offer in full – Tom regulations 24, 16(1)(g), 14(3) – Duties of parties to takeover to prevent false market in shares – Whether bona fide offer – Whether issue of dissatisfaction by directors of offeree board to be dealt with in directors’ circul

McFarlane, Violet, Campbell, Igol v Eugster, John, Eugster, Kathleen et al

Adverse possession - Individual claims to possession of many distinct portions of land within large expanses of registered land - Section 3, 30 of limitation of actions act - claim to over 12 years possession but no application to become registered under section 85 of registration of titles act - registered ownership of land changing - Section 68,70,71,85,161 of registration of titles act - When does time begin to run - Conclusiveness and indefeasibility of registered title - Meaning of "subsequent operation of any satute of limitation"

 

San Souci Limited v VRL Services Limited

Practice and procedure – Application to strike out – Abuse of process – No reasonable ground for bringing claim – Rule 26.3(1)(b) and 26.3(1)(c) CPR  –  Arbitration proceedings – Issue estoppel and res judicata.

Richardson, Dorrett v Richardson, Ernest

Matrimonial property - Consent order - Whether consent order constitutes a contract between the parties, if so in what terms - Partition Act - Where consent order provides remedy upon default of one party’s obligation, whether court enabled to reopen the question of share of entitlement in property

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