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Case #: 104 of 2020
Deshawn Brooks v The Director of Public Prosecutions

Constitutional motion ??' Redress clause - Right to the presumption of innocence ??' Abuse of process - Collateral attack - Jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal to hear and determine constitutional issues which arise for the first time in the Court of Appeal - Jurisdiction conferred by Articles 28 and 104 of the Constitution ??' Jurisdiction conferred by section 8A of the Bail Act ??' Referral jurisdiction ??' Human rights redress referral jurisdiction ??' Human rights redress clause proviso - Sections 4(6) and 8A of the Bail Act - Articles 20(2)(a), 28(1)(2)(3), 98(1) and 104 of the Constitution

Pending before Privy Council?: no

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Written / Supreme Criminal / Constitutional Matter
by Justice(s) The Honourable Sir Michael Barnett, P, The Honourable Madam Justice Crane-Scott, JA, The Honourable Mr. Justice Evans, JA
Date Added:
02/03/2021

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