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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
MA 133 of 2007
MA 134 of 2021
Counsel for plantiff

Narayanan v Immigration and ors (MA 133 of 2007, MA 134 of 2021) [2021] SCSC 323 (15 June 2021);

Media neutral citation
[2021] SCSC 323
Counsel for defendant
Joshua Revera
Dodin J


After hearing both counsel in this case and after having considered the position of the Plaintiff in case CS 60/2021 who is also the petitioner in MA 133 and MA 134 of 2021 I find that the application in CS 60/2021 and both MA matter are misguided as the Plaintiff who is also Petitioner had to:

Apply for extension of permit upon the pending expiration of her GOP.
Appeal to the Minister if such extension was denied: and
Seek judicial review if the appeal failed.

On that basis, both Plaint and Petitions are wrongly founded and cannot be sustained.
They are dismissed accordingly.
However, on the undertaking of the Defendants and Respondents to the Petitions, the Plaintiff and Petitioner shall be issued with a temporary permit with conditions as deemed fit by the Immigration Department so as to allow her to complete the hearings of the matters before the Employment Tribunal and the Supreme Court which she shall endeavour to do without undue delay.
A copy of this order shall be served on the PS Employment for the benefit of the Employment Tribunal and the Honourable Judge Pillay shall also be notified of this undertaking.
A copy to be served on Immigration Department.

Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 15th June 2021.
Dodin J