R v Livingston

JurisdictionJamaica
CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Date1952
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  • Patricia Henry v R
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 1 April 2011
    ...the appellant's knowledge of the contents of the suitcases. On this ground, we were referred by Mrs. Hay to the well known cases of Cyrus Livingston v R (1952) 6 JLR 95 and DPP v Wishart Brooks [1974] AC 862. 29And finally, as regards ground four, Mrs. Hay submitted that the Resident Magist......
  • Serratos (Oscar) v R
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 28 July 2006
    ...of guilt. That was a puzzling approach for her to have taken. 30 19. The question of what amounts to possession was settled in R. v. Cyrus Livingston (1952) 6 J.L.R. 95. Forte, J.A. (as he then was) restated the position in Bernal and Moore v. R. (1996) 50 WIR 296 at 304 f: "The law in Jam......

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