Current cases

Current cases

Cases only appear here a few weeks before the appeal is due to be heard by the JCPC.

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary Details
JCPC 2018/0055 Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (Appellant) v Environmental Management Authority and others (Respondents) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0047 Suppo (Appellant) v Jhundoo (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (i) What was the proper interpretation and effect of a deed signed in 2001 which declared that the Appellant was the true owner of a plot of land registered in the name of the Respondent; Full case details
JCPC 2017/0038 Transpacific Export Services Ltd (Appellant) v The State and another (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0029 Boston-Whylly and others (Appellants) v Eleuthera Properties Ltd (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0068 Bannerman Town, Millars and John Millars Eleuthera Association (Appellant) v Eleuthera Properties Ltd (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0069 University of Technology, Mauritius (Appellant) v Gopeechand (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Appellant, in its capacity as the Respondent’s employer, is liable for the injuries sustained by the Respondent while he was travelling home from work after office hours in a car provided by the Appellant. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0018 Harding (Appellant) v Attorney General of Anguilla (Respondent) (Anguilla) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla) (1) Whether the Appellant’s contract of engagement came to an end by the effluxion of time or whether the Appellant was dismissed from the office of Registrar of the High Court. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0016 Davis (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Davis (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) Full case details
JCPC 2017/0015 Evans (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (1) Whether Isaacs JA, who had presided over an earlier, aborted trial, should have disqualified himself from sitting on the appeal; Full case details
JCPC 2016/0098 Stubbs (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (1) Whether Isaacs JA, who had presided over an earlier, aborted trial, should have disqualified himself from sitting on the appeal; Full case details
JCPC 2017/0022 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ) (Appellant) v Conway and another (as joint official liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd) (Respondents) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Weavering was incorporated in April 2003 as an open-ended investment company, established as an exempted company with limited liability under the law of the Cayman Islands. SEB held redeemable "Participating Shares" in Weavering as nominee on behalf of two Swedish mutual funds. On 9 and 28 October 2008, SEB gave notices of redemption of its shares in accordance with Weavering’s offering memoranda. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0006 Rangoonwala v Khan and others (Respondents) (British Virgin Islands) The Court of Appeal of the British Virgin Islands TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0005 Gany Holdings (PTC) SA v Khan and others (Respondents) (British Virgin Islands) The Court of Appeal of the British Virgin Islands TBC Full case details
JCPC 2016/0100 Singh (Appellant) v Rainbow Court Townhouses Ltd (Respondent) (Trinidad & Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether (i) the respondent had standing to bring the original clam; (ii) the case was appropriate for summary determination; (iii) the appellant had the defence of acquiescence or waiver; and (iv) whether the defence identified other grounds for refusing the mandatory injunctions sought. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0104 Boru Hatlari lle Petrol Taşima AŞ and others (also known as Botaş Petroleum Pipeline Corporation) (Appellants) v Tepe Inşaat Sanayii AŞ (Respondent) (Jersey) The Court of Appeal of Jersey (1) Is "day-to-day", "immediate" or "direct" control required to engage a State’s immunity from enforcement and is sufficient control made out here? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0054 Browne (Respondent) v Munokoa and another (Appellants) (Cook Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cook Islands (1) Whether the Respondent, who is the adopted son of the deceased and who is not related to him by blood, may succeed to the freehold title to the customary land of the deceased. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0013 Warren (Appellant) v The State (Respondent) (Pitcairn) The Court of Appeal of the Pitcairn Islands (i) Did the Appellant have a fair trial by an independent tribunal under s8 of the Pitcairn Constitution? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0032 Jacpot Ltd (Appellant) v Gambling Regulatory Authority (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the Appellant should be granted leave to appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council as of right, under s. 81(1)(b) of the Constitution of Mauritius; or by special leave of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council under s. 81(5). Full case details
JCPC 2017/0049 Super Industrial Services Limited (Respondents) and another v National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0053 Bahamasair Holdings Ltd (Appellant) v Messier Dowty Inc (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (1) Was the Court of Appeal entitled to overturn particular findings made by the trial judge? Full case details
JCPC 2014/0100 Central Broadcasting Services Ltd and another (Appellants) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago The assessment of compensatory damages for the State’s failure to award the First Appellant a radio licence (previously held to be unconstitutional by an earlier judgment of the JCPC in Central Broadcasting Services Ltd and another v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [2006] UKPC 35). In particular whether the judge erred requiring the Court of Appeal to make a fresh assessment in (a) his assessment of the compensatory award and (b) his restriction of costs to one advocate and one instructing attorney. Full case details
JCPC 2012/0040 Panday and another (Appellants) v Her Worship Ejenny Espinet and another (Respondents) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2016/0094 Robin's Nest Interiors (Mauritius) Limited (Appellant) v Director General Mauritius Revenue Authority and Others (Respondents) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the decision of the First Respondent can be challenged by way of judicial review or whether the taxpayer’s remedy is limited to an appeal before the Assessment Review Committee (and thus whether the Supreme Court was correct to refuse leave on this basis)? Full case details
JCPC 2014/0025 Williams and others (Appellants) v Herbert and another (Respondents) (Antigua and Barbuda) The Court of Appeal of Antigua and Barbuda Whether, in circumstances where a first-instance judgment has been entered against a party who was not present or represented at the hearing, there has been a miscarriage of justice as the absent party has not had an opportunity to be heard; and whether, in this case, the Court of Appeal failed to follow ‘well established legal principles’ when it concluded that the trial judge had sufficient evidence before him to decide the case, and declined to interfere with his findings of fact. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0025 The State of Mauritius and another (Appellants) v The (Mauritius) CT Power Limited and others (Respondents) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the Appellants have impermissibly changed their grounds of appeal from those in the application for leave to appeal and, if so, whether they should be permitted to advance any new grounds of appeal. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0023 The State of Mauritius and another (Appellants) v The (Mauritius) CT Power Limited and others (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the Appellants have impermissibly changed their grounds of appeal from those in the application for leave to appeal and, if so, whether they should be permitted to advance any new grounds of appeal. Full case details
JCPC 2015/0073 Boabul (Appellant) v Air Mauritius Limited (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Court of Civil Appeal and trial court misdirected themselves and failed to properly assess the evidence, alternatively made a serious mistake in law, in rejecting the appellants’ case that he suffered wrongful treatment, victimisation and harassment at the hands of the respondent employer. Alternatively, whether exceptional circumstances exist justifying the Board to depart from the trial judge’s findings of fact. Full case details

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