The Hon. Mr. Justice David Batts

Bonus Car Rental and Services Limited v Dunn, Ian

Contempt of Court – Breach of order to return items - Party in breach acting on
advice of attorney-at-law - Whether a defence - Whether a mitigating factor - Purpose
of sanction for “civil” contempt - Appropriate fine - Observations on applicability of
authorities from other jurisdictions.

Kennedy, Cecile v Liguanea Preparatory School Trust Limited

Injunction – Agreement to construct and operate nursery school - Termination of agreement - Whether compensation payable - Whether Defendant entitled to possession - Whether agreement provides for Arbitration - Whether real prospect of success in claim to have arbitrator appointed - Whether damages an adequate remedy - Balance of convenience

Karibukai Limitedv v Sky High Holdings Limited (as purported fondholder and as purported agent of the bondholder's trustee the JCSD Trustee Services Limited) v Mystic Mountain Limited (In Receivership and Bankruptcy)

Insolvency - Receivership – Receiver appointed under Debenture- Application for injunction to prevent Receiver exercising power of sale - Whether serious issue to be tried- Adequacy of damages - Balance of convenience – Section 79 Insolvency Act and section 46(2) Security Interest in Personal Property Act - Whether Receiver acted in good faith - Whether best price reasonably obtainable - Whether court has jurisdiction to make supervisory order in relation to the power of sale.

Edman, Noel and Lorna Henry v Zuar Limited

Building Contract - Whether time for completion breached - Whether building
constructed in accordance with agreed plans - Whether agreed price for
construction paid - Whether contract varied to increase price and extend time.

Robinson, Julian v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitutional relief – Costs – Whether there should be an Order for costs in
Claimant’s favour- Whether no costs should be ordered due to the exceptional
public interest and import of the claim – Whether costs should be on a full
indemnity basis – Whether certificate for four counsel to be granted.

Rutar Limited v Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

Tort - Breach of Statutory Duty - Negligence - Whether oral permission granted for aircraft to be serviced outside jurisdiction - Whether certificate of airworthiness ought to be renewed - Whether delay in renewing result of negligence or malice - Whether claim for breach of statutory duty possible.

National Housing Trust v Marksman Limited and Robert Epstein

National Housing Trust Act - National Housing Trust (Contributions) Regulations,1979 - Whether an employer-employee relationship exists between security guards and the 1st Defendant –Whether 1st Defendant liable to Claimant for employer’s contributions - Whether the 2nd Defendant is a responsible officer within the meaning of the Act - Whether remedies barred due to laches, estoppel, waiver and/or acquiescence - Whether declaratory relief may be granted without retroactive effect.

Phoenix Printery Limited v Ashcar Printing Solutions Limited

Civil Practice – Application to vacate committal order - Defendant company judgment debtor - Order for payment made against company - No enquiry into assets of company or its ability to pay – Whether jurisdiction to make committal order against director.

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