Zuniga and Others v Attorney General of Belize

JurisdictionBelize
Date2012
Year2012
CourtCourt of Appeal (Belize)
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5 cases
  • Zuniga and Others v Attorney General of Belize
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Court of Justice (Appellate Jurisdiction)
    • 24 January 2014
  • British Caribbean Bank Ltd Appellant v The Attorney General of Belize Respondent
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Court of Justice (Appellate Jurisdiction)
    • 25 June 2013
    ...that judgment, however, the constitutionality of section 106A (8) was restored by a unanimous Court of Appeal in Zuniga et al v Attorney General of Belize and others on 8th August 2012. The provision is, therefore, the current law of Belize but it should be noted an appeal from the decision......
  • Alexander v the Queen
    • Barbados
    • Court of Appeal (Barbados)
    • 13 June 2014
    ...was recently discussed by Mendes, J.A. in the Belize Court of Appeal decision of Zuniga and Others v. Attorney General of Belize (2012) 81 W.I.R. 87 at paragraphs [76] and [77]. 13 There is in our Constitution no absolute separation of powers in relation to punishment. The role of the thre......
  • Shakespeare Southwell v The Attorney General of Saint Christopher and Nevis the Chief of Police
    • St Kitts & Nevis
    • High Court (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
    • 21 October 2020
    ...inhuman or degrading punishment, but by itself does not constitute the assumption by the legislature of judicial powers: Zuniga and others v Attorney General of Belize (2012) 81 WIR 33 Counsel for Mr. Hanley submits that, first, a sentence must be proportionate to the gravity of the offenc......
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