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Index of 2005 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.

(1) Barbara Alice Al Sabah (2) Mishal Roger Al Sabah v. (1) Grupo Torras S. A. (2) Clifford Culmer as trustee of the property of Sheikh Fahad Mohammed Al Sabah, bankrupt (Appeal No. 1 of 2004) 

Cayman Islands

11th January 2005

2. Bally Sheng Balson v. The State (Appeal No. 26 of 2004) Dominica

6th December 2004

Reasons for Decision 2nd February 2005

3.

Independent Jamaica Council for Human Rights (1998) Limited and Others v. (1) Hon. Syringa Marshall-Burnett and (2) The Attorney General of Jamaica (Appeal No.41 of 2004) 

Jamaica 3rd Februaury 2005
4.

(1) Kelvin Dial (otherwise called Peter) (2) Andrew Dottin (otherwise called Maxwell) v. The State (Appeal No. 16 of 2004)

Trinidad and Tobago

14th February 2005
5.

Richard Dale Peterson v. The Commissioner of Inland Revenue (Appeal Nos. 66 of 2003 and 10 of 2004)

New Zealand 28th February 2005
6.

(1) O'Meara Food Products Limited (2) Marie Kavanagh (3) Sharif Mohammed v. Agricultural Development Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 21 of 2004)

Trinidad and Tobago 28th February 2005
7.

Gianchand Jahree v. The State (Appeal No. 4 of 2004)

Mauritius 28th February 2005
8.

Rajesh Ramsarran v. The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 18 of 2004)

Trinidad and Tobago 28th February 2005
9.

Visham Boodoosingh v. Richard Ramnarace (Appeal No. 50 of 2003)

Trinidad and Tobago

8th March 2005

10. Gulf Insurance Limited v. The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 78 of 2002) Trinidad and Tobago 9th March 2005
11. Earl Williams v. The State (Appeal No. 55 of 2004) Trinidad and Tobago

26th January 2005

Reasons for Decision 15th March 2005

12. George Meerabux v. The Attorney General of Belize (Appeal No. 9 of 2003) Belize 23rd March 2005
13. Contact Energy Limited v. The Attorney General (Appeal No. 14 of 2004)  New Zealand 23rd March 2005
14. (1) Mark Teeluck and (2) Jason Ellis John v. The State (Appeal No. 36 of 2004) Trinidad and Tobago 23rd March 2005
15. The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago v. Ramanoop (Appeal No. 13 of 2004)  Trinidad and Tobago 23rd March 2005 
16. Jamaica Flour Mills Limited v. (1) The Industrials DisputesTribunal and National Workers Union (Intervenor) (Appeal No. 66 of 2003) Jamaica 23rd March 2005 
17. Austin Knowles and Others v. Superintendent Culmer (Superintendent of H.M. Prison Fox Hill) and Others (Appeal No. 45 of 2004) Bahamas

23rd March 2005 

18. Uriah Brown v. The Queen (Appeal No. 62 of 2003) Jamaica 13th April 2005
19. Wilston Campbell v. Davida Hamlet (as executrix of Simon Alexander) (Appeal No. 73 of 2001) Trinidad and Tobago 25th April 2005
20. (1) Leroy Langford and (2) Mwanga Freeman v. The State (Appeal No. 42 of 2004) Dominica 11th May 2005
21. (1) Ramsingh Jairam and (2) Yaagob Hawkins (formerly Krishna Persad) v. The State (Appeal No. 19 of 2004) Trinidad and Tobago 11th May 2005
22.

Sidney Stubbs v. (1) Gina Gonzales (2) The Attorney General

(Judgment on a Petition for Special Leave to Appeal)   

Bahamas

3rd May 2005

Reasons for report

25th May 2005                   

 

 

23. Her Majesty's Attorney General for Jersey v. Dennis Peter Holley (Appeal No.3 of 2004) Jersey 15th June 2005
24. (1) Vehicles and Supplies Limited and (2) Vehicles and Supplies (Industrial Division) Limited v. Financial Institutions Services Limited (Appeal No. 24 of 2005) Jamaica 28th June 2005
25. Marjorie Ilma Knox v. John Vere Evelyn Dean and others (Appeal No. 9 of 2004) Barbados 28th June 2005
26. Her Majesty's Attorney General for Gibraltar v. Takahashi Shimizu (Andrew Ivan Berllaque, Intervenor) (Appeal No. 40 of 2004) Gibraltar 28th June 2005
27. (1) George Ryan and (2) Paul Ryan v. Strickland Jarvis (Appeal No. 60 of 2003) Antigua and Barbuda 29th June 2005
28. The Commissioner of Police v. Brian Cavanaugh (Appeal No. 46 of 2004) Montserrat 6th July 2005
29. Marlborough Aquaculture Limited v. (1) Chief Executive, Ministry of Fisheries and (2) Challenge Scallop Limited and Tasman and Sounds Recreational Fisheries Inc (Appeal No. 31 of 2004) New Zealand 18th July 2005
30. Bruce Thomas Howse v. The Queen (Appeal No. 9 of 2005) New Zealand 19th July 2005
31. The Attorney General for the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia v. William John Steinhoff (Appeal No. 1 of 2005) Akrotiri and Dhekelia 19th July 2005
32. Fishermen and Friends of the Sea v. The Environment Management Authority and BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (Appeal No. 32 of 2005) Trinidad and Tobago 25th July 2005
33. Leymon Strachan v. The Gleaner Company Limited and Dudley Stokes (Appeal No. 33 0f 2005) Jamaica 25th July 2005

34.

Ancil Allsop v. Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Appeal No. 34 of 2005) Trinidad and Tobago 28th July 2005
35. Jagdeo Singh v. The State(Appeal No. 35 of 2005) Trinidad and Tobago 3rd August 2005
36.

Basdeo Panday v Kenneth Gordon (Appeal No. 35 of 2004)

Trinidad and Tobago
5th October 2005
37.

(1) Barlow Clowes International Ltd. (in liquidation) (2) Nigel James Hamilton and (3) Michael Anthony Jordan v. (1) Eurotrust International Limited (2) Peter Stephen William Henwood and (3) Andrew George Sebastian (Appeal No.38 of 2004)

Isle of Man 10th October 2005
38. Tamara Merson v (1) Drexel Cartwright (2) The Attorney General (Appeal No. 61 of 2003) Bahamas 13th October 2005
39. Kwasi Bekoe v. Horace Broomes (Appeal No.32 of 2004) Trinidad and Tobago

28th July 2005

Reasons for decision 31st October 2005

40.. Donovan Crawford and others v. Financial Institutions Services Limited (Appeal No. 34 of 2004) Jamaica 2nd November 2005
41. (1) Kumar Ali v. The State (Appeal No. 56 of 2004) and (2) Leslie Tiwari v. The State (Appeal No. 63 of 2004) Trinidad and Tobago 2nd November 2005
42. Six named accused v. The Queen The Pitcairn Islands

9th November 2005

Directions Upon a Petition for Leave to Intervene and Directions hearing

43. Evon Smith v. The Queen (Appeal No. 44 of 2004) Jamaica 14th November 2005
44. P.F. Sugrue Limited v. The Attorney General (Appeal No. 37 of 2004) New Zealand 14th November 2005
45. (1) Noel Heath and (2) Glenroy Matthew v. The Government of the United States of America (Appeal No. 58 of 2004) St. Christopher and Nevis 28th November 2005
46. Blakes Estate Limited v. The Government of Montserrat (Appeal No. 29 of 2004) Montserrat 15th December 2005
47. Mantoor Ramdhanie and others v. The State (Appeal No. 47 of 2004) Trinidad and Tobago 15th December 2005
48. David Gordon v. The Queen (Appeal No. 62 of 2004) Jamaica 15th December 2005
49. Devendranath Hurnam v. The State (Appeal No. 53 of 2004) Mauritius 15th December 2005

 

Judgments in Devolution Cases

No. Case names Origin Date of Judgment
1. James Holland v. Her Majesty's Advocate (Appeal DRA. No.1 of 2004) High Court of Justiciary 11th May 2005
2.

 Alvin Lee Sinclair v. Her Majesty's Advocate (Appeal DRA. No.2 of 2004)

High Court of Justiciary

11th May 2005

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

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