R v Purvis and Hughes

JurisdictionCaribbean States
CourtFederal Supreme Court (West Indies)
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6 cases
  • Berry v R
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 15 June 1992
    ...between different jurisdictions in the common law world. In Jamaica there are three guideline decisions of the Court of Appeal, R. v. Purvis and Hughes (1968) 13 W.I.R. 507, R. v. Barrett [1970] 12 J.L.R. 179 and R. v. Lindel Grant and Leslie Hewitt [1971] 12 J.L.R. 585, which confirm the p......
  • Martin v Attorney General of Antigua and Barbuda
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • High Court
    • 1 July 2004
    ...law jurisdictions, their Lordships consider that the principles endorsed by the Jamaican Court of Appeal [in the cases of Purvis (1968) 13 W.I.R. 507 and in Barrett (1970) 16 W.I.R. 267], particularly with regard to inconsistent previous statements, represent what will normally be an acce......
  • R v Alexander Hutchinson, David Hutchinson
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal
    • 29 September 2003
    ...of Appeal" are to be found in what the advice referred to as "three guideline cases" of the Court of Appeal. They are R. v. Purvis and Hughes (1968) 13 W.I.R. 507, R.v. Barrett (1970) 12 J.L.R. 179 and R.v. Grant and Hewitt (1971) 12 J.L.R. 585. These principles may be state......
  • Berry v Director of Public Prosecutions et Al
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court
    • 23 April 1993
    ...witness at the trial,” then to section 17 of the Evidence Act (Jamaica), and the guideline cases on the subject in Jamaica, namely R v. Purvis and Hughs (1968) 13 W.I.R.507, R. v. Barrett (1970) 12 J.L.R.179 and R. v Lindel Grant et al (1971) 12 J.L.R.585. Their Lordships found the said cas......
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