R v Maragh

CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
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  • Bridgelall v Hariprashad (Officer Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit)
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Court of Justice (Appellate Jurisdiction)
    • 4 Mayo 2017
    ...Warner v Metropolitan Police Commissioner7, R v Storey8, Barlow v Public ProsecutorandChambers v Public Prosecutor9, R v Ashton-Rickardt10, R v Maragh11, and R v Grossett12,. 16 The Magistrate believed the evidence of Shivdeyal, the landlord. She rejected Bridgelall's defence noting several......
  • Owens et Al v Commissioner of Police
    • Barbados
    • Divisional Court (Barbados)
    • 17 Febrero 1989
    ...We agree with the decision of the magistrate. 33 We are fortified in our decision by the view expressed by Lewis, J.A. in the case of R. v. Maragh (1964) 6 W.I.R. 235 at 238 where the learned Justice of Appeal said – “The case may be a borderline case but the court, having carefully conside......
  • Haye et Al
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 10 Marzo 1972
    ...legal effect to this common sense position. It has said that silence in these circumstances strengthens the inference of possession – R. v. Maragh (1964) 6 W.I.R. 235, 239; is “conduct which the magistrate may properly take into account in determining the question of guilt” – R. v. Monica W......
  • Evans v R
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Court of Appeal (Antigua and Barbuda)
    • 28 Noviembre 1967
    ...or by his arrangement, or that having found them there, he assumed control over them. (See R. v. Cavendish [1961] 2 All E.R. 856; R. v. Maragh (1964) 6 W.I.R. 235.) And this is particularly so, when, as in this case, there were three persons occupying that room, and no evidence as to how th......
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