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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. Mrs. Justice Lorna Shelly-Williams

Leon-Issa, Amoi v Detective Constable Julian Frazer, The Commissioner of Police, Her Honour Mrs. Sasha Marie Ashley and the Attorney General of Jamaica

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW – The Constitution of Jamaica – The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011, sections 13(2) and (3)(j)(iii), 16(2) & 19 – Whether section 21 of the Cybercrimes Act breaches the Claimant’s fundamental rights and freedoms guaranteed under section 13(3)(j)(iii) of the Charter – Whether any breach of the Claimant’s right to privacy guaranteed under section 13(3)(j)(ii) of the Charter are demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society – Whether breach of Claimant’s rights guaranteed under section 16(2) – Proportionality - Pr

Issa, Amoi Leon v Ffrazer, Detective Constable Julilan and the Commissioner of Police and Her Honour Mrs. Sasha Marie Ashley and the Attorney General of Jamaica

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW – The Constitution of Jamaica – The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011, sections 13(2) and (3)(j)(iii), 16(2) & 19 – Whether section 21 of the Cybercrimes Act breaches the Claimant’s fundamental rights and freedoms guaranteed under section 13(3)(j)(iii) of the Charter – Whether any breach of the Claimant’s right to privacy guaranteed under section 13(3)(j)(ii) of the Charter are demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society – Whether breach of Claimant’s rights guaranteed under section 16(2) – Proportionality - Pr

Hayles, Mr. Ian Dave and Alexander-Hayles, Mrs. Charlotte v The Contractor General and the Hon Pearnel Charles, Speaker of the House of Representative and Senator Tom Tavares Finson, President of the Senate

Administrative Law- Application for Leave to apply for Judicial Review- Whether the opinion of the Office of the Contractor General as well as subsequent referral can be reviewed- Whether a stay can be granted prior to leave being granted- Whether the Court has jurisdiction to intervene in the conduct of Parliament.
Constitution of Jamaica Sections 48 (2) and 51 (1).

Civil Procedure Rules 56 (2) ,56 (3).
Statues Contractor General Act Sections 4(1) (b), 15, 16, 20, 21, 28- Senate and House of Representatives (Power and Privileges) Act Sections 29 and 51.

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