Commissioner of Police v Woods (Bursel)

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2 cases
  • Thwaites v DPP and Another; Morrison v DPP and Another; Thwaites v DPP and Another; Hyde v DPP and Another
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court
    • 18 December 2008
    ...purposes of dealing with the situation that exists during that period of public emergency." 26 Counsel relied on the case of Commissioner of Police v Woods (1990) 54 W.I.R. 1 in support of his submission that legislation which makes a criminal offence retroactive is contrary to the co......
  • DPP v Thwaites and Others
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal
    • 31 July 2012
    ...the Jamaica (Constitution) Order in Council 1962, which I will deal with under issue (c). 60 The case of Commissioner of Police v Woods, (1990) 54 WIR 1, also relied on by the respondents, does not take the matter any further, as in that case the impugned provision, section 20(6) of the Dru......

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