Most Recent Judgments

This is an appeal by Leeward Water Services Ltd. concerning the interpretation of the Water and Sewerage Ordinance, and whether it prohibits the appointment of more than one water undertaker for any specific geographical area.

These appeals concern the refusals of applications by summonses issued respectively on 2 February and 3 February 2022 seeking disclosure of a “draft Policy” document having particular focus on the right to work for Asylum Seekers.

This appeal arose out of a decision of Simons J after a 3-day trial and a comprehensive judgment which gave relief for damages caused by the breach of duty by The Proprietors, Strata Plan No. 67 known as the Regency Grand Resort.

These are the Hon Judge's remarks on sentencing following the defendant's conviction by a jury for the offence of Assault by Penetration contrary to section 4(1)(A) of the Sexual Offences Ordinance No. 20 of 2020.

This is a ruling on the defendant's application to set aside default judgment in an amount to be assessed, and for unconditional leave to defend the claim. 

This is a ruling on an application asking for costs orders which were previously made in liquidation proceedings to not be enforced or to be set aside.

This is a decision on the appellant's appeal against his conviction of Indecent Assault and sentence of 18 months’ imprisonment suspended for 2 years, with a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

This is the Court’s answer to questions referred to it by the Attorney General concerning  whether s 25 of the revised Road Traffic Ordinance is in force in the TCI. 

This is a ruling on the the Appellant's appeal against a decision of the Labour Tribunal alleging that it erred in law and departed from the due process set by its own precedents, when having determined that the Appellant had been constructively dismissed, it neglected or refused to convene a hearing to consider evidence of the compensation loss and other losses sustained by the Appellant, including any evidence of forward loss.

This is a ruling on the appellant's appeal against his conviction and sentence for rape. The appellant filed three (3) grounds of appeal in support of his case that the verdict be quashed and the appeal allowed. The appellant alleged among other things that prosecuting counsel made inappropriate, overly emotive and misleading comments in relation to the appellant’s case in her closing speech which undermined the fairness of the trial. 

These are the reasons for granting security for costs to the Respondent, on an appeal of a default judgment entered in a personal injury claim, arising out of a boating incident in March 2019.