CA holds party taking over the matrimonial property solely liable for mortgage and property tax payments between date of court order and date of completion.
The CA sets out two-stage analysis for assessing damages for pain and suffering, and clarifies approach to assessing costs of managing possible onset of medical condition attributable to injury caused by defendant.
CA held that leave must be obtained to appeal against the HC's decision to order a trial to determine a garnishee’s liability to pay a debt.
CA dismissed lawyer Zero Nalpon’s appeal for leave to bring judicial review proceedings against LawSoc's decision to dismiss his complaint against his opposing counsel.
CA set aside the HC's conviction and sentence on the reduced charge and convicted the respondent on the original charge of importation of diamorphine under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
CA dismisses application by convicted person to reopen concluded criminal appeal on basis of alleged unconstitutionality of sentencing regime in the Misuse of Drugs Act.
CA departs from earlier authority; holds that in determining whether to grant a stay of proceedings to give effect to an exclusive jurisdiction clause, the merits of any defence intended to be raised are irrelevant.
CA upholds striking out of third party proceedings on the basis that they are redundant and therefore disclose no reasonable cause of action.
CA allowed the winding up of ERC Prime II and Gryphon Real Estate Investment Corporation on the basis that the applicants had justifiably lost confidence in the management of these companies.
CA reverses HC's finding that adjudicator breached natural justice by applying “beyond reasonable doubt” standard in proceedings where parties did not address adjudicator on applicable standard of persuasion.
CA finds party to an arbitration agreement who had commenced and maintained court proceedings to be in repudiatory breach of the arbitration agreement.
CA held that an appeal is deemed withdrawn pursuant to O 57 r 9(4) of the Rules of Court as a result of non-compliance with O 57 r 9(1).
CA provides guidance in relation to the test of apparent bias, and affirms the High Court Judge’s dismissal of the recusal application brought against her.
CA dismisses appeal against High Court’s finding that indemnity agreement is not unenforceable for foreign illegality.
CA upholds death penalty for two accused persons for drug trafficking; gives guidance to Prosecution and Defence for cases potentially involving presumptions in ss 17 & 18 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.
CA orders retrial to afford accused a full opportunity to meet the Prosecution’s case against him on appeal, which the Prosecution had not clearly articulated at the trial.
CA orders Mr Kumar, a visitor at RWS’s casino who sued RWS for injuries caused by casino security staff, to pay 80% of the costs incurred by SATS (a 3P joined by RWS) on a standard basis on the HC scale.