George and Branday, Ltd v Lee

CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
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23 cases
  • Robet Salmon v Elan Powell and Attorney General of Jamaica
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 15 February 2012
    ...refusal to delivery up was treated as a conversion, thus rendering detinue largely otiose before its abolition in 1977.’ 49 In George and Branday Ltd. v. Lee (1964) 7 W.I.R. 275, Waddington, J.A. said that ‘the gist of the cause of action in detinue is the wrongful detention, and in order t......
  • Carl Brown v Attorney General of Jamaica and Another
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 18 October 2013
    ...that at the material time, the Crown's servants or agents, acted either with malice or without reasonable or probable cause. See: George and Branday Ltd v Lee— [1964] 7 W.I.R. 275, at p. 277, per Waddington, J.A.; and Hosiery v Brown— [1970] 1Q.B. 195; and Rushworth v Taylor— [1892] 3 Q.B......
  • Richards (Walton) v Woman Detective Corporal Campbell et Al
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 10 March 2009
    ...of the items amounted to an unconditional and specific demand which was refused and/or failed to be complied with. The case of George and Branday Ltd. v. Lee [1964] 7 WIR 275 per Justice Waddington at page 277 is referred to. (3) As to the issue of false imprisonment, the claimant was deta......
  • Clement Deslandes v The Commissioner of Police
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 16 July 2019
    ...defendant; (c) an unconditional demand was made and (d) the defendant refused to hand over the chattel without lawful excuse (see George and Branday Ltd v Lee (1964) 7 W.I.R. 275 (Court of Appeal of Jamaica) and Alicia Hosiery v Brown [1970] 1 Q.B. 195). … In Francis v Marstam (1965) 8 W......
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