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Persad v Persad ( CA Civ 130/200)

REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IN THE COURT OF APPEAL Civi[ Appeal No. 130 of 2008 BETWEEN MANICKRAM PERSAD APPELLANT WENDY PERSAD RESPONDENT PANEL: A. MENDONCA, J.A. P. JAMADAR , J.A N. BEREAUX, J.A. APPEARANCES: Mr. R. Dass and Mr. D. Punwasee for the Appellant. DATE OF DELIVERY: 31st October, 2811.Mr. R. Sowley and Ms. S. Bullen for the Respondent. I have read the judgment of P. Jamadar, J.A. and I agree that the appeal be allowed and the case be remitted to the trial court, before another judge A. Mendonca Justice of Appeal I have also read the judgment of P. Jamadar. J.A. and I agree that the appeal be allowed and the case be remitted...

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Kalloo v. Kalloo

REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO   IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE (Family Court Division)   No: FH 00853 of 2006   KAREN KALLOO Applicant AND ZAINOOL KALLOO   Respondent     Before:                            The Honourable Madam Justice A. Ramkerrysingh   Date:                            Tuesday, 10th July, 2007   Appearances:                Ms. Janice Clarence-Quamina for the Petitioner; Ms. Joan Byrne for the Respondent     JUDGMENT   Introduction   Facts This case involves a 32 year marriage, the parties (to whom I shall refer as “the Husband” and “the Wife” although the decree nisi was granted in 2006) were married in 1974.  The Husband is now 59 years old and on pre-retirement leave.  He will turn...

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Gohil v. Gohil

Michaelmas Term [2015] UKSC 61 On appeal from: [2014] EWCA Civ 274   JUDGMENT Gohil (Appellant) v Gohil (Respondent) before Lord Neuberger, President Lady Hale, Deputy President Lord Clarke Lord Wilson Lord Sumption Lord Reed Lord Hodge     JUDGMENT GIVEN ON 14   October 2015   Heard on 8, 9 and 10 June 2015       Appellant (Gohil)                                                                 Respondent (Gohil) Sally Harrison QC James Turner QC Samantha Hillas George Gordon             (Instructed by Irwin                                                             (Instructed by Duncan Mitchell LLP)                                                                      Lewis Solicitors)       LORD WILSON: (with whom Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale, Lord Clarke, Lord Sumption, Lord Reed and Lord Hodge agree) Question Do the principles referable to the admissibility of fresh...

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Gissing v. Gissing

HOUSE OF LORDS GISSING (A.P.) v. GISSING Lord Reid Lord Morris of Borth-y-Gest Viscount Dilhorne Lord Pearson Lord Diplock Lord Reid MY LORDS, I agree with your Lordships that this appeal must be allowed. But, as in Pettit's case [1969] 2 W.L.R. 966, much wider questions have been raised than are necessary for the decision of the case. I adhere to the views which I expressed in Pettit's case and I do not think that I am precluded from maintaining them by the decision in that case. But if I am then in my view the law is left in a very unsatisfactory position. I take a common case where husband and...

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