CCJ says Court of Appeal of Guyana has no Jurisdiction in Election Petition Matter

19 Oct 2022

Today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) allowed the appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal of Guyana in the consolidated appeals Attorney General of Guyana v Monica Thomas & Others; Bharrat Jagdeo v Monica Thomas & Others [2022] CCJ 15 (AJ) GY. The CCJ disagreed with the majority of the Court of Appeal that it had jurisdiction to entertain an appeal from a decision of the Chief Justice, sitting in the High Court, dismissing an election petition for improper/late service.

To access the full media release here: Media Release 24_2022.