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Court name
Constitutional Court
Case number
CP 6 of 2019
Counsel for plantiff
Anthony Derjacques

Assemblies of God v Attorney General (CP 6 of 2019) [2020] SCCC 975 (22 December 2020);

Media neutral citation
[2020] SCCC 975
Counsel for defendant
George Thachett
Case summary:

Constitutional Law: claim of infringement of right to freedom of conscience and religion, and right to property: whether or not the refusal to approve building plans constitutes an infringement of these rights: four preliminary objection raised by Attorney General: first and second objections dismissed; the petition not a nullity but an irregularity which has been remedied; the petition not filed out of time because potential breach of rights of a continuous nature: third objection upheld; Petitioner has not availed alternative remedy; Petitioner has right to compel Respondents by way of wr

Coram
Govinden CJ
Burhan J
Dodin J