Janet Jagan and Another v Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham

CourtCourt of Appeal (Guyana)
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  • Frank Hope Competent Authority and Attorney General of Guyana v New Guyana Company Ltd and Vincent Teekah
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • Invalid date
  • Lall & National Media and Publishing Company v Ramsahoye
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Court of Justice
    • 29 July 2016
    ...of the damages to which the defamed person is entitled: Flint v. Lovell [1935] 1 K.B. 354, 360 (Greer LJ); and Jagan v. Burnham. (1973) 20 W.I.R. 96, 106 (Luckhoo, C.J.). [10] Where the appellate court does decide to interfere and does vary the award, the CCJ, as the apex Court, would revi......
  • Ramsahoye v Lall and another
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Court of Justice (Appellate Jurisdiction)
    • 29 July 2016
    ...accrued thereon), lodged on 6 th April 2009, be paid to the Respondent. 1 [1954] 3 All ER 745. 2 [1935] 1 KB 354,360 (Greer LJ); 3 (1973) 20 WIR 96, 106 (Luckhoo 4 Cap 6:02 of the Laws of Guyana. 5Jefford v Gee [1970] 2 QB 130, 144 (CA). [2016] CCJ 18 (AJ) IN THE CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE......
  • Nigel Carty v Shawn K. Richards
    • St Kitts & Nevis
    • High Court (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
    • 15 June 2020
    ...sitting member of the National Assembly and a Minister of Government had raped a young woman in his office. 3 In Jagan v Burnham (1973) 20 WIR 96, the Court of Appeal of Guyana stated (at 110) that: It can hardly be disputed that the public conduct of a public man might be discussed with t......
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