DATE: FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018
LOCATION: COURTROOM 1, CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE
134 HENRY STREET, PORT OF SPAIN (Livestream link:
TIME: 10.00A.M. AST
ITEM OF MEDIA INTEREST: A Belizean matter centred around an award for a breach of
SYNOPSIS OF CASE: Titan International Securities Inc appeals to the Caribbean
Court of Justice against the decision of the Court of Appeal
of Belize to set aside an award of $4.460 million USD in
Both the High Court and the Court of Appeal agreed that a search and seizure of Titan’s premises was conducted in an unreasonable and excessive manner and in breach of its constitutional rights against arbitrary and unlawful interference with its privacy, but the
Court of Appeal held that Titan did not prove that the losses suffered were a result of the contravention of its constitutional rights. Titan is also challenging the constitutionality of section 18 of the Mutual Legal Assistance and International Cooperation Act.
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