Jorsingh v Attorney General

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
Date1997
Year1997
CourtCourt of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
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  • Ramanoop v Attorney General
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 21 Marzo 2003
    ...in Maharaj (supra) and consequently excluded any claim for exemplary damages. 15 The obiter dicta of de la Bastide, C.J. in Jorsingh v. The Attorney General (1997) 52 W.I.R. 501 at pp.505-506 noted the difference in terminology and merits quotation: “If that is to be regarded as part of th......
  • Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Against Scottish Event Campus Limited
    • United Kingdom
    • Sheriff Court
    • 24 Octubre 2022
    ...of a constit utional right. But there can be a middle course between compensatory and exemplary damages. In Jorsingh v Attorney General (1997) 52 WIR 501, de la Bastide CJ and Sharma JA in the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago both said, albeit obiter, that the remedies available under......
  • Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago v Ramanoop
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 23 Marzo 2005
    ...ability to award damages under section 14. 13 In Trinidad and Tobago the Court of Appeal made observations on this issue in Jorsingh v Attorney General (1997) 52 WIR 501. The extent of the court's jurisdiction did not arise for decision. But de la Bastide CJ and Sharma JA both correctly pr......
  • R (Walumba Lumba and another) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 23 Marzo 2011
    ...damages for breach of a constitutional right. But there can be a middle course between compensatory and exemplary damages. In Jorsingh v Attorney General (1997) 52 WIR 501, de la Bastide CJ and Sharma JA in the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago both said, albeit obiter, that the remed......
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