CORAM Hon. Denys Barrow S.C. Justice of Appeal
Case Name Felicite Casting v Florus Joseph
[Civ. App. No. 8 of 2001]
Appellant No appearance
Respondent Mr. Kenneth Monplaisir Q.C.
Issue: Directions/Case Management
Result: Matter adjourned to the next Chamber hearing on the 18th November 2008
Reason: Notice of hearing to be served on the respondent.
Case Name New India Assurance Company Limited v Edward Slim Francis
[Civ. App. No. 13 of 2007]
Appellant Mrs. Veronica Barnard
Respondent Mr. Dexter Theodore
Issue: Application for extension of time for filing of respondent’s skeleton.
Result: IT HAS ORDERED THAT:
(1) The application to extend time for filing respondent’s skeleton is granted
and it is deemed properly filed.
(2) Liberty to both sides to amend skeletons and to appellant to supplement
the record of appeal.
The court transcript is not ready from the High Court Registry.
DOMINICA Case Name Augustus Samuel Colaire v Felixia Colaire
[Civ. App. No. 12 of 2008]
Appellant De Freitas De Freitas & Baron
Respondent Dier & Dier
Issue: Application for extension of time to apply for leave to appeal.
Result: Matter adjourned to the next chamber hearing on the 18th November 2008.
Reason: Time given to find out whether documents have been filed by the respondent.
Case Name: Luis Hernandez v The Queen
[Crim. App. No. 16 of 2008]
Appellant Mr. Steadroy Benjamin
Respondent Director of Public Prosecutions
Issue: Application for bail
Result: Application for bail is refused.
Reason: There have been two prior refusals of bail and therefore there is no reason to
exercise discretion, if any. This refusal is without prejudice to a renewed
application, the applicant may wish to make on his scheduled 11th November
2008 committal hearing.