Ebanks v Crooks and Another

CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Judgment Date1996
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4 cases
  • Attorney General v Johnson (Leroy)
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 2 April 2004
    ...words "shall be an action on the case as for a tort," and reflect upon their meaning. The answer was given by Carey, J.A. in the case of Ebanks v. Crooks [1996] 52 W.I.R. 315 at 318 when he said speaking of section 33: "In construing the provision it is necessary to look at its wording. It......
  • Belgravia International Bank & Trust Company Ltd v Sigma Management Bahamas Ltd
    • Bahamas
    • Court of Appeal (Bahamas)
    • 18 October 2021
    ...v Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover [1957] AC 436 mentioned Checkprint Limited v Versluys (1992) Lexis Citation 2142 mentioned Ebanks v Crooks and another (1996) 52 WIR 315 considered Junkanoo Estate Ltd. and others v UBS Bahamas Ltd. (In Voluntary Liquidation) [2017] UKPC 8 applied Navet......
  • Attorney General, District Cons. Thomas and District Cons. Burke v Sheryl Dacres
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 30 July 2009
    ...term negligence in her reasoning she clearly had it in her contemplation and may even have been mindful of the words of Carey, J.A. in Ebanks v Crooks (1996) 52 W.I.R. 315 at page 319, that: "Negligence in point of law is not an act but a failure to act; to be more precise, it is the breac......
  • Spl. Cpl. Aggrey Crooks and Another v Jennifer Ebanks
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 30 March 1999

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