PM Browne wins defamation case against Dr. Isaac Newton at Court of Appeal

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This appeal was heard on 20th October, 2021 before Her Ladyship, The Hon. Mde. Louise Esther Blenman, Justice of Appeal, His Lordship.

The Hon. Mr. Gerard Farara, Justice of Appeal (Ag) and His Lordship, The Hon. Mr. Trevor Ward, Justice of Appeal [Ag) in the presence of Mr. Anthony Astaphan, SC with Ms. Rika Bird for the appellant and Mr. Lawrence Daniels for the
respondent

THEREBY CERTIFY that on the 13th day of January 2022 the Court made an Order as follows:

1. The appeal is allowed in its entirety and the decision of the learned judge is

set aside.

2. The claim in relation to the first publication is remitted to the High Court to be

retried by a different judge.
3. The appellant is awarded prescribed costs in the court below and two thirds of

those costs on appeal, in accordance with rules 65.5 and 65.13 of the Civil
Procedure Rules 2000.

Chief Registrar

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