25 May 2015
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The Chief Justice, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen and Justice Ashraf Caunhy, sitting on appeal  have last week set aside with costs  the application for Judicial Review lodged by  the Cane Growers Association against  a decision of the Employment Relation Tribunal (ERT) to extend an award which granted  salary increase of 14% to the whole of the Sugar Industry.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Full Bench orders fresh trial in sex abuse case

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The Full Bench of the Supreme Court, consisting of the Senior Puisne Judge Eddy Balancy and Justices Saheeda Peeroo and Prithiviraj Fekna, in a ruling delivered last week, has declared the trial of the appellant, Ashok Kumar Jeetah, to be  a nullity and remitted the case for a fresh trial before another Magistrate of the Intermediate Court.
The Intermediate Court having on the bench Magistrate Maryse Panglose-Cala has set aside the plaint with summons entered by Satyaveer Kallychurn, an inhabitant of Belle Etoile, Coromandel, Beau Bassin, against the State of Mauritius, represented by the Attorney general, the Permanent secretary of the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and the Acting Director of the Pharmaceutical Services of the Parent Ministry for having refused to the plaintiff the importation of a prohibited vitamin.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Rs 2 M damages for 18% incapacity

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François Joseph Charles Pilot, who was severely burned in both legs in the course of a visit within the boundaries of Mount Sugar Estate when he fell in a heap of burning matter, has been awarded moral damages to the tune of Rs 2 million by the Supreme Court last week.
The Central Electricity Board (CEB) has lost  its plaint against Société Henry  Ng Ha Kwong which is the  proprietor  of Restaurant First situated  in China Town claiming Rs 459,864 being the amount due resulting from fraudulent abstraction of electricity.
Friday, 10 October 2014 14:00

Rs 150,000 damages to injured lady

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Bibi Feroza Johar, a resident of Hitchcock Avenue, Rose-Hill, who was severely wounded by a car while she was standing at the entrance of her residence, has obtained Rs 150,000 as damages at the Intermediate Civil Court.
Rajendra Jebodh, a Senior Postal Executive attached  to the Office of Exchange, Foreign Section, Mauritius Post Ltd will have to pay damages amounting to Rs 75,000 for having insulted and humiliated Premnath Burhoo, one of his subordinates, a physically handicapped person since childhood, now retired.
Attorney-at-law Jean Marie Leclézio has been unsuccessful in his claim against four of his clients, namely Jean Pierre Robert Le Maire, Jocelyne Le Maire, Sun Long Chen Hum Yuen and Marie Eva Bathfield, who had retained his services to appear for them in a number of cases after having signed a fee structure proposal in respect of his professional fees to which they agreed in writing on 20 September 2007.
Oomah Devi Emraj has claimed before the Intermediate Civil Court Rs 500,000 as damages from Biswajeet Rughoo for having acted maliciously and imprudently by circulating false and malicious rumours about her, accusing her of having extra marital affairs and for having informed the latter’s husband  of this rumour.
A person has the right to lodge a plaint before the District Court and the Intermediate Court without having recourse to the services of an Attorney at Law.
Present MMM member of the National Assembly, Jean-Claude Barbier, can stand trial in the case of police against with the offence of damaging the motor vehicle of former MSM member of the National Assembly, and now labour sympathiser, Sheila Grenade.
The litigation between the two parties concerning the ownership of a portion of land of an extent of 10 and 1/4 perches situated at corner Labourdonnais and Boulangerie Streets, Mahebourg, has turned to the advantage of the defendant, Françoise Amélie Blais.