Attin (Chuck) v The State

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
CourtCourt of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
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3 cases
  • Ian Seepersad and Roodal Panchoo v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 15 February 2012
    ...if any, be assessed by a judge of the High Court. 15 On 14 October 2005 the Court of Appeal (Sharma CJ, Warner and John JJA) in Attin (Chuck) v The State (2005) 67 WIR 276 reviewed the developments of the law summarised in the preceding paragraphs. The decisions in Browne, Mollison, Griffi......
  • BS v Ayers-Caesar and Attorney General; SS v Ayers-caesar et Al
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 24 May 2016
    ...welfare of the child or young offender.” Per Lord Hope in Seepersad and Panchoo v. AG [2012] UKPC 4]. See also Chuck Attin v the State (2005) 67 WIR 276 and Seepersad and Panchoo v. AG [2012] UKPC 4. There is a sound legal basis therefore to recognize the child as a special class of person ......
  • The State v Evelyn
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 4 January 2011
    ...diminished responsibility manslaughter as opposed to one who is found to be guilty but insane. 10 In Chuck Attin v. The State (2005) 67 WIR 276 (Attin No.1) the Court of Appeal gave valuable guidance on the factors to be considered in the passing and review of sentences of convicted person......

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