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

Mission

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

Master Miss Pamela Mason

Johnson, Derrick v Bowes, Rohan

Civil Procedure Rules part 37, Rules 37.3(1) and (2) - Filing of defective notice of discontinuance - Filing of Bills of Costs - Refiling of notice of discontinuance - Second Bill of Cost filed pursuant to Rule 65.20(5) -  Application for default costs certificate -Judgment summons for attorney's  costs - Application to  set aside judgment summons - Whether defective notice of discontinuance can be cured by Court Order - Whether second filing of a bill of costs amounted to an abuse of process.  

Lyew, Steve v Tropical Tours Limited

Application for extension of time to file Defence – Mandatory setting aside of Default Judgment – Rules 10.3(9) and 13.2(1)(b) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR)

White, Kerry Ann v Wright, St. Osbourne and Blake, Stephen

Rule 13.3 of the Civil Procedure Rule as amended (2006) – Application to set aside Default Judgment – Whether the 2nd Defendant has a real prospect of defending the case – Delay in making the application –whether there is a good reason for failing to file an Acknowledgment of Service

McKenzie, Webster v Hayden, Kevin

Application to Set Aside Default Judgment – Rule 13.3 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) as amended [2006] Failure to file Defence in time – Whether inordinate to make Application to Set Aside Default Judgment – Realistic Prospect of Success

Virgo, Yvonne v Graham, Granvin and Page, Uton

Civil Procedure – Application to extend the validity of the claim form – Application heard after the validity of the claim form – Application for Substituted Service – Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, (CPR) – rules 8.14(1), 8.15(2), 8.15(3)(a)(i and ii)

Vaughan, Horneil v Green, Almond; Bellett, Ivy and Bromfield, Kerry et al

Civil Procedure – Application to extend the validity of the Claim Form and for service by substituted method – Insufficiency of evidence of the Process Server – Whether the Claim Form can be extended from the date of the hearing of the application – Civil Procedure Rules 2002 (CPR), rules 8.14(1)8.15; 8.15(4)(a)(i) and (ii)(b)

Allen, Cleon v Francis, Rachael Lee and Scott, Dwayne

Civil Procedure Rules 2002 (CPR 2002) - Further extension of the validity of the Claim Form – Whether the Claim Form can properly be extended since it is no longer valid – Whether the rule in Glasford Perrin v Donald Cover Applies – Does incomplete Jurat affect validity of Affidavit – Rules 8.14(1) and 8.15 26.1 (2)(6) 30.4 of the (CPR 2002).

Saunders, Ezekiel v Pepsi-Cola Jamaica Bottling Company Limited

Default Judgment – Application to Set Aside Default Judgment pursuant to Rule 13.3 of the Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) – Defendant a Limited Liability Company – issue as to whether served with the Claim Form and Particulars of Claim – No Acknowledgment of Service filed – Rules 5.7; 12.4; 30.3 of the CPR as amended 2006

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