Sookoo v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1985
Year1985
CourtPrivy Council
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7 cases
  • Paul Chen-Young v Eagle Merchant Bank Jamaica Ltd
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 26 Abril 2018
    ...from the decision of the Court of Appeal in Trinidad and Tobago in Peter Sookoo and Another v Attorney-General of Trinidad and Tobago [1986] AC 63. In that case, as indicated, the issue also related to the interpretation of section 136(2) of the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution. The Preside......
  • Attorney General v Dumas
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 8 Mayo 2017
    ...to seek rulings on the proper construction of provisions of the Constitution or for orders to enforce those provisions: Sookoo v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [1986] AC 63 and Bobb v Manning (above). 18 In the former case ( Sookoo), the appellants wished to issue a writ claiming d......
  • Roberts, Curry and Moss v The Superintendent of Prisons and the Attorney General
    • Bahamas
    • Court of Appeal (Bahamas)
    • 18 Noviembre 2015
    ...No. 465 Gordon Newbold et al v. The Commissioner of Police , [2014] U.K.P.C. 12 Sookoo v. The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [1986] A.C. 63 Apicella (1985) 82 Cr. App. R. 295 applied Fox v. Gwent Chief Constable [1985] 1 W.L.R. 1126 applied Kuruma v. R [1955] A.C. 197 applied Nei......
  • Sookar v Attorney General
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 4 Noviembre 2014
    ...could not in law continue to adjudicate and/or decide the suit. The claimant has relied on the Privy Council case of Sookoo v. The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (1985) 33 WIR 338 in support of her submission that the power to continue in office conferred in the constitution is one......
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