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Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:26 AMShena Stubbs-Gibson/Contributor

The Limitation Act, Section 3, provides, in summary, that no person shall have any right to sue for recovery of possession of land or for rent from the land after 12 years have passed since the first opportunity to sue. In other words, after 12...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:25 AMShena Stubbs-Gibson/Contributor

The Pensions (Public Service) Act 2017 (the act) came into effect on April 1, 2018. It is a very important piece of legislation with far-reaching consequences. As such, Legal Scoop has decided to sensitise readers on the implications of the act in...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:08 AMShena Stubbs-Gibson/Contributor

The Pensions (Public Service) Act 2017 (the act) came into effect on April 1, 2018. It is very important legislation with far-reaching consequences. As such, The Legal Scoop has decided to sensitise readers to the implications of the law in a...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:20 AMShena Stubbs-Gibson/Contributor

Recently, Legal Scoop came across a rather interesting judgment from the Court of Appeal arising from a dispute between NCB and Surrey Hotel Management Ltd, operators of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel (Surrey). NCB was represented by Myers, Fletcher and...

Published:Sunday | January 27, 2019 | 12:10 AMShena Stubbs-Gibson/Contributor

Obeah and other forms of spiritualism have become far more acceptable in modern society. Obeah women now live in gated complexes, while obeah men hold retirement parties heralded in the media with tickets going fast. But what do the laws of Jamaica...

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