Constitutional Law

Faure v Prea & Ano (CP 08/2019) [2019] SCCC 11 (29 November 2019);

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SEYCHELLES

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Reportable

[2019] SCCC 11

  CP 08/2019

 

In the matter between:

PRESIDENT DANNY FAURE

Acting in the capacity of Minister responsible for

Public Administration                                                                      Petitioner

(rep. by Alexandra Madeleine)

 

and

 

NICHOLAS PREA

Mellie v Government of Seychelles & Ano. (CP 4/2018) [2019] SCCC 05 (25 June 2019);

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SEYCHELLES

 

Reportable

[2019] SCCC 05

CP 04/2018

 

 

In the matter between:

JEAN JOSEPH MELLIE                                                 Petitioner

(rep. by Alexia Amesbury)

 

and

GOVERNMENT OF SEYCHELLES                              1st Respondent

Herein representing the Attorney General,

C/o National House

Victoria

(rep. by Brigitte Confait )

Mellie v Government of Seychelles & Anor (SCA CP 03/2019 (appeal from CS 04/2018) ) [2019] SCCA 40 (17 December 2019);

 

M. Twomey (J.A)

 

[1]  The Appellant was convicted before the Supreme Court (SC) on 20 June 1997 for the offence of trafficking in controlled drugs and sentenced to twelve years’ imprisonment. He appealed against both his conviction and his sentence to the Court of Appeal (CA), which appeal was dismissed on 9 April 1998.

Government of Seychelles v Public Service Appeal Board & Anor (MC 87/2018) [2019] SCSC 654 (30 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.

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