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Index of 2004 Judgments

Notes: (1) Judgments in devolution cases are separately listed at the end of this index.
          (2) Italics indicate that the judgment is an Advance copy, still subject to minor amendments.
          (3) As from 2001, Privy Council judgments bear the neutral citation:- [Year] UKPC [no.]

No. Case names Origin Date of judgment
1.

William Alexander Carson Archbold v. The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (Appeal No. 26 of 2003)

 

The Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS

20th November 2003

Reasons for Report 8th January 2004

2. Super Chem Products Limited v. American Life  and General Insurance Company Limited and Others (Appeal No. 68 of 2002) Trinidad and Tobago 12th January 2004
3.

Mitra Harracksingh v. (1) The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (2) P.C. Neville Adams(Appeal No. 28 of 2002)

Trinidad and Tobago 15th January 2004
4.

Maurice John Kirk v. Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons  (Appeal No. 51 of 2002)

The Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS 19th January 2004
5.

Kenneth Clarke v. The Queen (Appeal No. 93 of 2002)

Jamaica 22nd January 2004
6.

Belize Alliance of Conservation Non-Governmental Organizations v. (1) Department of the Environment and (2) Belize Electric Company Limited (Appeal No. 47 of 2003)

Belize 29th January 2004
7.

Michael McDonald Huggins v. The Queen (Appeal No. 98 of 2002)

Barbados 29th January 2004
8.

(1) George Worme and (2) Grenada Today Limited v. Commissioner of Police (Appeal No. 71 of 2002)

Grenada 29th January 2004
9.

Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Port Louis and Others v. Suttyhudeo Tengur and Others (Appeal No. 21 of 2003)

Mauritius

17th December 2003

Reasons for Report
3rd February 2004

10. (1) Frank Cartwright and (2) Samuel Knowles v. (1) The Superintendant of Her Majesty's Prison and (2) The Government of the United States of America (Appeal No. 40 of 2003) Bahamas 10th February 2004
11. Auburn Court Limited v. (1) The Kingston and Saint Andrew Corporation The Building Surveyor (2) The Town and Country Planning Authority The Government Town Planner (Appeal No. 76 of 2002) Jamaica 23rd February 2004
12. The Attorney General v. Craig Hartwell (Appeal No. 70 of 2002) The British Virgin Islands 23rd February 2004
13. Sir Graham Stanley Latimer and others - Trustees for the Crown Forestry Rental Trust v. The Commissioner of Inland Revenue (Appeal No. 90 of 2002) New Zealand 25th February 2004
14. (1) Barry Keith Pickersgill (2) David Eldon Le Cornu (together practising as the firm of Pickersgill & Le Cornu) v. Michael Adrian Riley (Appeal No. 12 of 2003) Jersey 25th February 2004
15. Carlton Rattansingh (Legal personal representative of the estate of Joseph Rattansingh) v. (1) The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (2) Kanadhar Doopan (Comptroller of Customs and Excise) (Appeal No. 41 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago

2nd March 2004

Reasons for Decision 17th March 2004

16. Carreras Group Limited v. The Stamp Commissioner (Appeal No. 24 of 2003) Jamaica 1st April 2004
17. (1) Jerome Boodhoo (President) (2) Khemkaran Jagram (Secretary) (suing on behalf of themselves and all other members of the Sanatan Dharma Sudhar Sadha) v. The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 8 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago 1st April 2004
18. Dipcon Engineering Services Limited v. (1) Gregory Bowen (2) The Attorney General of Grenada (Appeal No. 79 of 2002) Grenada 1st April 2004
19. Peter Seepersad v. (1) Theophilus Persad (2) Capital Insurance Limited (Appeal No. 86 of 2002) Trinidad and Tobago 1st April 2004
20. Barl Naraynsingh v. The Commissioner of Police (Appeal No. 42 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago 20th April 2004
21. Mohanlal Bhagwandeen v. the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 45 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago 17th May 2004
22. Dairy Containers Limited v. Tasman Orient Line CV (Appeal No. 34 of 2003) New Zealand 20th May 2004
23.

Gunnesingh Ashok Kailaysur v. The State

(Judgment upon a petition for special leave to appeal)

Mauritius

22nd April 2004

Reasons for Decision 24th May 2004

24. (1) Robert Gary Hirst (2) Helen May Hirst v. (1) George Vousden (2) Glennys Vousden (Appeal No. 31 of 2003) New Zealand 25th May 2004
25. Errol Arthurton v. The Queen (Appeal No. 67 of 2003) British Virgin Islands 27th May 2004
26.

Independent Publishing Company Limited v. (1) The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (2) The Director of Public Prosecutions (Appeal No. 5 of 2003)

and

(1) Trinidad and Tobago News Centre Limited (2) Ken Ali (3) Sharmain Baboolal v. (1) The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (2) The Director of Public Prosecutions (Appeal No. 7 of 2003)

Trinidad and Tobago 8th June 2004
27.

Dave Antonio Grant v. (1) The Director of Correctional Services (Jamaica) (2) The Director of Public Prosecutions

(Judgment upon a petition for special leave to appeal)

Jamaica 14th June 2004
28. Cigarrera Bigott, SUCS v. (1) Phillip Morris Products Incorporation (2) Registrar General (Appeal No. 85 of 2002) Trinidad and Tobago 14th June 2004
29. Michael Carter (trading as Michael Carter Partnership) v. Harold Simpson Associates (Architects) Limited (Appeal No. 27 of 2003) Jamaica 14th June 2004
30. (1) Kenneth L. Kellar (2) Carib West Limited v. Stanley A. Williams (Appeal No. 13 of 2003) Turks and Caicos Islands 24th June 2004
31. (1) Oswald Archer (2) Rupert Watkins v. (1) The Registrar General (2) The Attorney General (Appeal No. 39 of 2003) The Bahamas 24th June 2004
32. (1) Lennox Ricardo Boyce and (2) Jeffrey Joseph v. The Queen (Appeal No. 99 of 2002) Barbados 7th July 2004
33. Charles Matthew v. The State (Appeal No.12 of 2004)  Trinidad and Tobago 7th July 2004
34. Lambert Watson v. The Queen (Appeal No. 36 of 2003) Jamaica 7th July 2004
35. Maurice John Kirk v. The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (Appeal No. 51 of 2002) The Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS

8th June 2004

Reasons for Decision 13th July 2004

36. Owen Robert Jennings v. Roger Edward Wyndham Buchanan (Appeal No. 53 of 2003) New Zealand 14th July 2004
37. Carter Holt Harvey Building Products Group Limited v. The Commerce Commission (Appeal No. 6 of 2004) New Zealand 14th July 2004
38. The Attorney General for St. Christopher and Nevis v. Alexandre Yakovlevich Rodionov (Appeal No. 65 of 2003) St. Christopher and Nevis 20th July 2004
39. Dymocks Franchise Systems (NSW) Pty. Ltd. v. (1) John Todd (2) Alicia Beatrice Todd (3) Bilgola Enterprises Ltd (4) Lambton Quay Books Ltd. (No. 2) (Appeal No. 8 of 2001) New Zealand 21st July 2004
40. Financial Institutions Services Limited v. (1) Negril Negril Holdings Ltd. (2) Negril Investment Company Ltd. (Appeal No. 37 of 2003) Jamaica 22nd July 2004
41. Arthur John Bolton Potter v. Louisa Jane Potter (Appeal No. 20 of 2004) New Zealand 22nd July 2004
42. Glenharrow Holdings Limited v. (1) The Attorney General (2) Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu (Appeal No. 59 of 2003) New Zealand 22nd July 2004
43. Robert De Maroussem and others (Heirs to the late Paul De Maroussem) v. The Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeal No. 54 of 2003) Mauritius 22nd July 2004
44. Edgewater Motel Limited and Others v. The Commissioner of Inland Revenue (Appeal No. 44 of 2003) New Zealand 26th July 2004
45. (1) New Zealand Meat Board (2) The New Zealand Meat Industry Association Incorporated v. (1) Paramount Export Limited (in liquidation) (2) Ronnick Commodities (NZ) Limited (in receivership and in liquidation) (Appeal No. 52 of 2003) New Zealand 26th July 2004
46. Baksh General Wholesalers Limited v. Republic Bank Limited (Appeal No. 19 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago 6th October 2004
47. Clinton Bernard v. The Attorney General of Jamaica (Appeal No. 30 of 2003) Jamaica 7th October 2004
48. Sati Bissessar (in substitution for Ramsaran Bissessar, deceased) (Legal personal representative of the Estate of Bissessar) v. Ganase Lall (Administrator ad litem for the estate of Kissoon Lall) (Appeal No. 43 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago 7th October 2004
49. (1) Robert Perekebena Naidike (2) Timi Naidike and (3) Boloebi Faith Roberta Naidike v. The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 10 of 2003) Trinidad and Tobago 12th October 2004
50. Jagdeo Sookraj v. Buddhu Samaroo (Appeal No. 60 of 2002) Trinidad and Tobago 12th October 2004
51. Ramawat Dosoruth v. (1) The State of Mauritius (2) The Director of Public Prosecutions (Appeal No. 49 of 2003) Mauritius 21st October 2004
52.

Stevens Raymond Christian and six others v. The Queen

(Reasons for report upon a petition for special leave to appeal)

The Pitcairn Islands

11th October 2004

Reasons for Report 28th October 2004

53. Thomas Cook (New Zealand) Limited v. The Commissioner of Inland Revenue (Appeal No. 11 of 2004) New Zealand 10th November 2004
54. Helga Stoeckert v. Margie Geddes (Executrix of the estate of Paul Geddes) (No. 2) (Appeal No. 56 of 2003) Jamaica 14th December 2004
55. The Trustees in the CB Simkin Trust and the Trustees in the NC Simkin Trust v. The Commissioner of Inland Revenue of New Zealand (Appeal No. 64 of 2003) New Zealand 14th December 2004
56. Inez Brown (near relation of Paul Andrew Reid, deceased) v. (1) David Robinson (2) Sentry Service Co. Ltd. (Appeal No. 27 of 2004) Jamaica 14th December 2004
57. (1) Mount Murray Country Club Limited (2) Conrad Hotels Limited v. The Department of Transport of the Isle of Man (Appeal No. 5 of 2004)

Isle of Man

(Staff of Government Division)

16th December 2004
58. Tennyson Winston Griffith and others v. The Queen (Appeal No. 55 of 2003) Barbados 16th December 2004
59.

Miles Roger Wislang v. Medical Council of New Zealand and others (Appeal No. 3 of 2003)

New Zealand 16th December 2004


Judgments in Devolution Cases

No. Case names Origin Date of Judgment
1. (1) Patrick Anthony Flynn (2) Peter Mitchell Meek (3) John Gary Nicol and (4) Peter McMurray v. Her Majesty's Advocate (Appeal Nos. DRA1,2 3 and 4 of 2003) High Court of Justiciary 18th March 2004
2.

Mitchell John David Moir v. Her Majesty's Advocate (Petition No. DP4 of 2004)

(Reasons for decision upon a petition for special leave to appeal) 

High Court of Justiciary

11th November 2004

Reasons for Decision 17th November 2004

Note: Italics indicate that the judgment is an Advance copy, still subject to minor amendments.

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