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Permission to Appeal - October 2023

Permission to Appeal - October 2023
Case Name Justices PTA Reasons given
JCPC 2023/0047
Ajay Shanto (Appellant) v Doorgana Sunnassee and others (Respondents) (Mauritius)
Neutral Citation: N/A
Lord Hodge
Lady Rose
Lord Richards
Refused
30 October 2023
Permission is refused on the ground that the appeal does not raise an arguable point of law.
JCPC 2023/0059
Dharmarajah Kathapermall (Appellant) v The Public Service Commission and another (Respondents) (Mauritius)
Neutral Citation: N/A
Lord Hodge
Lady Rose
Lord Richards
Refused
30 October 2023
Permission should be refused on the ground that the appeal does not raise a point of law of general public importance.
JCPC 2023/0030
SOCA for Peace Foundation (Appellant) v Lenor Baptiste-Simmons, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago)
Neutral Citation: CA P 226 of 2022
Lord Briggs
Lord Hamblen
Lord Leggatt
Refused
30 October 2023
No arguable point of law.
In the following cases, the advice which the Board has given to His Majesty is as indicated below
JCPC 2023/0045
Kuwait Ports Authority and another (Respondents) v Mark Eric Williamson and 2 others (Appellants) (Cayman Islands)
Neutral Citation: N/A
Lord Hodge
Lady Rose
Lord Richards
Granted
30 October 2023
Permission should be granted on ground 1 only. 5 Justices, 1 day.
JCPC 2023/0055
Sian Participation Corp (In Liquidation) (Appellant) v Halimeda International Ltd (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands)
Neutral Citation: BVIHCMAP2021/0017
Lord Hodge
Lady Rose
Lord Richards
Granted
30 October 2023
Permission should be granted. 5 Justices, 1 day.
JCPC 2023/0037
Lathario Miller (Appellant) v The King (Respondent) (Bahamas)
Neutral Citation: SCCrApp No 183 of 2015
Lord Lloyd-Jones
Lord Burrows
Lord Stephens
Refused
3 November 2023
PTA against conviction and sentence is refused. There is no risk that a serious miscarriage of justice may have occurred.
JCPC 2023/0043 Wayne Carlos Myles (Appellant) v The King (Respondent) (Cayman Islands) Neutral Citation: CR 011, O13 & 014/2021 Lord Lloyd-Jones
Lord Burrows
Lord Stephens
Refused
3 November 2023
PTA is refused. There is no risk that a serious miscarriage of justice may have occurred.
JCPC 2023/0048
Deon Watson (Appellant) v The King (Respondent) (Bahamas)
Neutral Citation: SCCrApp & CAIS No 255 of 2016
Lord Lloyd-Jones
Lord Burrows
Lord Stephens
Granted
3 November 2023
PTA is granted. Time estimate 1 day. The appellant is currently in person. The Registrar of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council is requested to make enquiries in relation to obtaining legal representation for the appellant.
JCPC 2023/0054 Jesse Ignacio (Appellant) v Minister for Housing and another (Respondents) (Gibraltar) Neutral Citation: 2023/GCA/008 Lord Lloyd-Jones
Lord Burrows
Lord Stephens
Refused
3 November 2023
PTA is refused. The application raises no arguable point of law.
JCPC 2023/0040 Inderjit Kaur Chhina (Appellant) v Muhammad Nazir Muhammad Ismail and another (Respondents) (British Virgin Islands) Neutral Citation: BVIHCMAP 2020/0024 Lord Briggs
Lord Hamblen
Lord Leggatt
Adjourned
30 October 2023
Adjourned, while consulting with RR and PH.
JCPC 2023/0050
The Assets Recovery Agency (Respondent) v Andrew Hamilton and 2 others (Appellants) (Jamaica)
Neutral Citation: [2022] JMSC Civ 108
Lord Briggs
Lord Hamblen
Lord Leggatt
Refused
30 October 2023
Refused
No arguable point of law.
No point of law of general public importance.
JCPC 2023/0052
ITG Ltd and another (Respondents) v Fort Trustees Ltd (Appellant) (Guernsey)
Neutral Citation: [2022]GRC003, [2023]GCA004, [2023]GCA009
Lord Briggs
Lord Hamblen
Lord Leggatt
Refused
30 October 2023
Refused
No arguable point of law.
No point of law of general public importance.
JCPC 2023/0053
Fay Marie DeMercado (Appellant) v Kevin DeMercado (Representative of the Estate of Tyrone Owen DeMercado) (Respondent) (Jamaica)
Neutral Citation: N/A
Lord Briggs
Lord Hamblen
Lord Leggatt
Refused
30 October 2023
Refused
No arguable point of law.
No point of law of general public importance.