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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court The achievement of professionalism and excellence in the timely,effective and efficient access to, and administration of a cohesive, independent and accountable system of justice for the benefit of its Member States.”

Our Court holds in high regard its role as the bastion for the promotion and protection of the fundamental rights and freedoms held by every person in our society, from the youngest child to the oldest adult. When these fundamental rights and freedoms are threatened or violated society is negatively impacted. The Court is the avenue through which redress is obtained and balance is restored in society. The development of law has a direct impact on the values in society and the strides that we make as a region. Therefore, as with anything else, we need to ensure that the Court achieves its purpose efficiently and effectively. As a regional court the ECSC has an even greater responsibility to bear; we must therefore make it our duty to preserve this Institution and all that it represents.

Truth be told, the challenges faced by the Court impact negatively on its ability to function as efficiently and effectively as it should. This co–equal branch of government, like any other, is being buffeted by the ferocious torrents of harsh economic times. The adverse effects are felt by our Court as we strive to maximize operations even in the face of such adversity.

(Excerpt from the Chief Justice’s Address, Opening of the Law Year, Tuesday,17th September 2013)

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RECENTLY POSTED JUDGMENTS

24.04.2014

Donald Locker v Charles Weekes et al

CLAIM NO: MNIHCV2008/0015
Redhead, J. [Ag]
Delivered: 30/01/2014

Edward Fenton v Claude Gerald

CLAIM NO: MNIHCV2007/0006
Redhead, J. [Ag]
Delivered: 16/04/2014

23.04.2014

Irene Roach v Raymond Allen and Frances Kirwan

Irene Roach v Raymond Allen and Frances Kirwan

Dominica Agricultural Industrial Development Bank v Jeffrey Charles

CLAIM NO. DOMHCV2008/0039
THOMAS, J [AG]:
Delivered : 15/04/2014

NEWS AND UPDATES


24.04.2014

Registrar and Marshal Caribbean Court of Justice   - New

The Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission invites applications for the position of Registrar and Marshal of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).


22.04.2014

Roster for Masters Sept 2014 – July 2015   - New

Roster for Masters Sept 2014 – July 2015


Notice of change of date of Sitting Saint Lucia   - New

The Hon. Dame Janice M. Pereira, Chief Justice, has directed that the sitting of the Court of Appeal in Saint Lucia scheduled 21st – 25th July, 2014 will now be held on 14th to 18th July, 2014


20.02.2014

Notice of Vacation of Sitting – Grenada

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court hereby gives notice that the sittings of Court of Appeal scheduled for the 24th to 28th February 2013 has been vacated

SITTINGS

24.04.2014
- High Court Cause List
Cause List – 28th to 30th April 2014 – Master V. Georgis Taylor-Alexander - New

- High Court Cause List
Cause List – 24th April 2014 – Master V. Georgis-Taylor Alexendar - New

EVENTS

07.02.2014
Mediation Training

[ May 19, 2014 to May 23, 2014. ] Persons interested in attending the mediation training workshop planned for March 3 – 7, 2014, are advised that the activity has been rescheduled to May 19 – 23, 2014.

PUBLICATIONS

08.04.2014
Joseph S. Archibald passing

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