Ladore v Bennett: PC 1939

Parliament cannot sidestep a restriction in the constitution by a colourable device.


[1939] 3 All ER 98, [1939] AC 468, 108 LJPC 69

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CitedHinds and other v The Queen; Director of Public Prosecutions v Jackson, attorney General of Jamaica (Intervenor) PC 1-Dec-1975
The Gun Court Act 1974 of Jamaica established special courts at different levels to deal with varieties of crimes involving guns. There was provision for hearings to be held in camera. Certain offences carried mandatory life sentences reviewable . .
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Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.211411