Stanley Erskine v Jaiprakash Goel

CourtCourt of Appeal (Guyana)
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2 cases
  • East (Waltraud) v Insurance Company of the West Indies
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 29 July 2005
    ...of the evidence required to show the loss or destruction varies according to the nature and value of the document in question". 32 In Erskine v Goel (1977) 25 WIR, 78 George J.A., stated at p. 110: "...secondary evidence is receivable in court, of anything which a person saw without the nee......
  • L.O.P Investments Ltd v Demerara Bank Ltd, Ward and Gaskin; Demerara Bank Ltd and Gaskin v L.O.P Investments Ltd
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 24 June 2008
    ...but commonsense” per Lord Reid in Haughton v. Smith [1973] 3 All E.R. 1109 at p. 1121, and re-iterated by Haynes, C. in Erskine v. God (1977) 25 W.I.R. 78 at p. 89. “…Jaw and logic do not always keep company,… (but) commonsense controls the judicial decision”. Legal theory does not always l......

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