Maharaj v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
Year2015
Date2015
CourtCourt of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
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7 cases
  • Robinson v The State (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 20 Julio 2015
    ...on the basis of diminished responsibility. Such a course had been adopted, for example, in the recent case of Maharaj v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Civil Appeal No 118 of 2010), and it attracted no comment when the case was considered by the Court of Appeal on 25 March 31 There......
  • The Attorney General of Jamaica v Clifford James
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 3 Marzo 2023
    ...redress. 58 However, there is precedent for the award of interest on constitutional damages. In the case of Maharaj v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (2015) 86 WIR 537, (‘ Maharaj’), the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago increased the award for a breach of the appellant's cons......
  • Jan Hoy Cassells v The Attorney General
    • Barbados
    • High Court (Barbados)
    • 13 Abril 2022
    ...of fundamental rights, is of course contained in section 24(1) of the Constitution of Barbados. The Court refers to Maharaj v Attorney-General of Trinidad & Tobago, 34 in which case, Lord Diplock acknowledged an entitlement to damages as compensation for the deprivation of liberty per se, a......
  • Allin Durand v (1) Superintendent of Prisons (2) Attorney General of Anguilla
    • Anguilla
    • High Court (Saint Christopher, Nevis And Anguilla)
    • 1 Julio 2022
    ...and upheld by all. 31 The Honourable Attorney General submitted that damages should not be awarded. Relying on Maharaj v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago 12 and Attorney General v Henry and Anor 13, he contended that damages are compensatory in nature and purpose, are discretionary a......
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