Decided cases

2016 - Decided cases

This page contains a list of Decided cases handed down in 2016.

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Decided cases
Hand-down date Neutral citation Case ID Jurisdiction Case name
19 Dec 2016 [2016] UKPC 38 JCPC 2015/0064 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Saint Lucia) Barrow (Appellant) v Attorney General of Saint Lucia (Respondent) (Saint Lucia)
19 Dec 2016 [2016] UKPC 37 JCPC 2015/0056 The Court of Appeal of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Sam Maharaj (Appellant) v Prime Minister (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago)
12 Dec 2016 [2016] UKPC 36 JCPC 2015/0059 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Scatliffe (Appellant) v Scatliffe (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands)
21 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 35 JCPC 2013/0064 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Smith (Personal Representative of Hugh Smith (Deceased)) and others (Appellants) v Molyneaux (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands)
21 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 34 JCPC 2016/0012 The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Arawak Homes Limited (Appellant) v The Attorney General and another (Respondents) (Bahamas)
17 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 33 JCPC 2014/0040 The Court of Appeal of Bermuda Singularis Holdings Ltd (Appellant) v Price Waterhouse Coopers (Respondent) (Bermuda)
17 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 33 JCPC 2014/0017 The Court of Appeal of Bermuda PricewaterhouseCoopers (Appellant) v SAAD Investments Company Limited (In Official Liquidation) (Respondent) (Bermuda)
17 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 33 JCPC 2013/0114 The Court of Appeal of Bermuda PricewaterhouseCoopers (Appellant) v SAAD Investments Company Limited (In Official Liquidation) and another (Respondents) (Bermuda)
17 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 32 JCPC 2015/0033 The Court of Appeal of the Cook Islands Arorangi Timberland Limited and others (Appellants) v Minister of the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (Respondent) (Cook Islands)
10 Nov 2016 [2016] UKPC 31 JCPC 2015/0057 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Tex Services Ltd (Appellant) v Shibani Knitting Co Ltd (In Receivership) (Respondent) (Mauritius)
31 Oct 2016 [2016] UKPC 30 JCPC 2016/0006 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Madhewoo (Appellant) v The State of Mauritius and another (Respondents) (Mauritius)
24 Oct 2016 [2016] UKPC 29 JCPC 2015/0040 The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Shavargo McPhee (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas)
17 Oct 2016 [2016] UKPC 28 JCPC 2016/0033 The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas The Attorney General (Appellant) v Hall (Respondent) (Bahamas)
17 Oct 2016 [2016] UKPC 27 JCPC 2015/0043 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Commissioner of Customs (Appellant) v Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands)
11 Oct 2016 [2016] UKPC 26 JCPC 2014/0111 The Court of Appeal of Grenada Janin Caribbean Construction Limited (Appellant) v Wilkinson and another (as executors of the estate of Ernest Clarence Wilkinson) and another (Respondents) (Grenada)
02 Aug 2016 [2016] UKPC 25 JCPC 2015/0044 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Saint Lucia) Cenac and others (Appellants) v Schafer (Respondent) (Saint Lucia)
02 Aug 2016 [2016] UKPC 24 JCPC 2015/0022 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Antigua and Barbuda) Oliveira (Appellant) v The Attorney General (Respondent) (Antigua and Barbuda)
27 Jul 2016 [2016] UKPC 23 JCPC 2014/0092 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla) The Superintendent of Prisons and another (Appellants) v Hamilton (Respondent) (Anguilla)
27 Jul 2016 [2016] UKPC 22 JCPC 2015/0085 The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Recreational Holdings 1 (Jamaica) Ltd (Appellant) v Lazarus (Respondent) (Jamaica)
19 Jul 2016 [2016] UKPC 21 JCPC 2015/0051 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Mascareignes Sterling Co Ltd (Appellant) v Chang Cheng Esquares Co Ltd (Respondent) (Mauritius)
19 Jul 2016 [2016] UKPC 20 JCPC 2014/0114 The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Bahamas Oil Refining Company International Limited (Appellant) v The Owners of the Cape Bari Tankschiffahrts GMBH & Co KG (Respondents) (Bahamas)
04 Jul 2016 [2016] UKPC 19 JCPC 2013/0056 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Montserrat) Cassell and another (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Montserrat)
30 Jun 2016 [2016] UKPC 18 JCPC 2014/0112 The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Wright (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Cayman Islands)
28 Jun 2016 [2016] UKPC 17 JCPC 2015/0017 The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago The United Policyholders Group and others (Appellants) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago)
20 Jun 2016 [2016] UKPC 16 JCPC 2015/0079 Referral under section 4 of the Judicial Committee Act 1833 In the matter of the Baronetcy of Pringle of Stichill
13 Jun 2016 [2016] UKPC 15 JCPC 2014/0108 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Vendort Traders Inc (Appellant) v Evrostroy Grupp LLC (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands)
08 Jun 2016 [2016] UKPC 14 JCPC 2016/0041 The Court of Appeal of the Solomon Islands Bade (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Solomon Islands)
16 May 2016 [2016] UKPC 13 JCPC 2014/0107 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Societe des Chasseurs de L'Ile Maurice and others (Appellants) v The State of Mauritius and another (Respondents) (Mauritius)
16 May 2016 [2016] UKPC 12 JCPC 2014/0090 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Shophold (Mauritius) Ltd (Appellant) v The Assessment Review Committee and another (Respondents) (Mauritius)
05 May 2016 [2016] UKPC 11 JCPC 2014/0038 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Koo Seen Lin (Appellant) v Grewals (Mauritius) Ltd (Respondent) (Mauritius)
05 May 2016 [2016] UKPC 11 JCPC 2014/0037 The Supreme Court of Mauritius Grewals (Mauritius) Ltd (Appellant) v Koo Seen Lin (Respondent) (Mauritius)
26 Apr 2016 [2016] UKPC 10 JCPC 2015/0058 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Antigua and Barbuda) Brown's Bay Resort Ltd (Appellant) v Pozzoni (Respondent) (Antigua and Barbuda)
19 Apr 2016 [2016] UKPC 9 JCPC 2014/0097 The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Ennismore Fund Management Limited (Appellant) v Fenris Consulting Limited (Respondent) (Cayman Islands)
07 Mar 2016 [2016] UKPC 8 JCPC 2014/0093 The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Advantage General Insurance Company Limited (Appellant) v The Commissioner of Taxpayer Appeals (Respondent) (Jamaica)
18 Feb 2016 [2016] UKPC 7 JCPC 2015/0020 The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Ruddock (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Jamaica)
09 Feb 2016 [2016] UKPC 6 JCPC 2014/0104 The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Richard Brown (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Jamaica)
03 Feb 2016 [2016] UKPC 5 JCPC 2014/0048 The Court of Appeal of Gibraltar Vizcaya Partners Limited (Appellant) v Picard and another (Respondents) (Gibraltar)
25 Jan 2016 [2016] UKPC 4 JCPC 2014/0110 The Court of Appeal of Bermuda Williams (Respondent) v The Bermuda Hospitals Board (Appellant) (Bermuda)
25 Jan 2016 [2016] UKPC 3 JCPC 2014/0103 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla) Hallman Holding Ltd (Appellant) v Webster and another (Respondents) (Anguilla)
25 Jan 2016 [2016] UKPC 2 JCPC 2015/0016 The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Ameer Edoo (Appellant) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent)
25 Jan 2016 [2016] UKPC 2 JCPC 2015/0015 The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Maritime Life (Caribbean) Limited and others (Appellants) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent)
25 Jan 2016 [2016] UKPC 2 JCPC 2015/0014 The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Steve Ferguson (Appellant) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent)
18 Jan 2016 [2016] UKPC 1 JCPC 2015/0041 The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Anzen Limited and others (Appellants) v Hermes One Limited (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands)

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