Jennifer Gairy (as administratrix of the estate of Eric Matthew Gairy, deceased) v The Attorney General of Grenada: PC 19 Jun 2001

(Grenada) The appellant sought to enforce an order of compensation against the crown in Grenada. The new constitution of Grenada expressly replaced all previous laws. It was not to be assumed that protections by way of Crown privilege under the earlier laws could not be presumed to have been preserved. The new constitution which was intended to protect the fundamental rights of the citizen, and could include revocation of earlier protections for the Crown.


Times 25-Jun-2001, Appeal No 29 of 2000, [2001] UKPC 30, [2002] 1 AC 167


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The Chagos Islands had been a British dependent territory since 1814. The British government repatriated the islanders in the 1960s, and the Ilois now sought damages for their wrongful displacement, misfeasance, deceit, negligence and to establish a . .
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Updated: 07 June 2022; Ref: scu.179226