Rousseau v Rousseau

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
CourtSupreme Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
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6 cases
  • Cuthbert Anderson Plaintiff v Alexander Jack Defendant [ECSC]
    • St Vincent
    • High Court (Saint Vincent)
    • 31 May 2000
    ...adversely against another cestui que trust. The authority for this proposition, she submitted, was the Trinidad High Court case of Rousseau v Rousseau 3WIR 291. I note that that case dealt with the provisions of the Trustee Ordinance, Cap 8, and the Real Property Limitation Ordinance, Cap 5......
  • Baldwin King and Hariette Richardson v Gershon Robertson
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 27 October 2014
    ...of the 1851 Act by the Statute Law Repeal Act 1989. The position was similar in other jurisdictions, including Trinidad and Tobago: see Rosseau v Rosseau [1960] 3 WIR 291. It follows that twelve years' adverse possession prior to the commencement of the 1988 Act established a possessory ti......
  • Alexander et Al v Isaac
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 15 June 1982
    ...another but she contended that this had not happened in the instant case. 23 Mr. Nelson for the defendant relied on the case of Rousseau v. Rousseau (1960) 3 W.I.R 291 in support of his contention that in Trinidad and Tobago one co-tenant can by adverse possession bar the claim of another. ......
  • Doorgadeen et Al v Hosein
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 24 June 1989
    ...have acquired the fee simple in that half each took and Hitnarine's title to his share would have been extinguished by that date. See Rousseau v. Rousseau, (1960) 3 WIR 291 at pages 301 to 302 and Dookharan v. Baboonce & Ors., (1971) 18 WIR 101. 12 According to Ivy, Sookdeo mortgaged his ......
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