Administrative Law

Cable and Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd v Seychelles Licensing Authority (CS 26/ 2019) [2020] SCSC 278 (15 May 2020);

[1]       This is a Petition whereby the Petitioner is seeking a Judicial Review Order of the Seychelles Licensing Authority (“SLA”, or “the Authority”) as established under the provisions of section 3 of the Licences Act 2010, herein after referred to as “the Licences Act”. The Petition is filed pursuant to Article 125 of the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles as read with the Supreme Court (Supervisory Jurisdiction over Subordinate Courts, Tribunals and Adjudicating Authorities) Rules 1995, herein after referred to as “the Rules”.

Government of Seychelles v Public Service Appeal Board & anor (MC 87/2018) [2019] SCSC 654 (31 July 2019);

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Judicial review of decision of Public Service Appeal Board – standing to challenge decision of “independent” body- Government of Seychelles’ capacity to sue or be sued in its own name- authority to swear affidavit.

TWOMEY CJ

[1]            The Petitioner has brought a case for the judicial review of a decision of the First Respondent concerning the Second Respondent. In essence, the matter for review concerns the decision of the Commissioner of Police to transfer a member of its force, a police constable, namely the Second Respondent from La Digue Police Station to Anse Royale Police Station. Leave for the judicial review was not objected to and was granted by the court.