1947 – Meeting of the Governors of the Commonwealth Caribbean

“The genesis…goes back to 1901 when the Jamaica Gleaner Newspaper, in an editorial comment, surmised that the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council might be out of joint with the times and serious consideration must be given to establishing a replacement, a regional court of last resort…In 1947 however, colonial governors of the Commonwealth Caribbean, meeting in Bridgetown, Barbados, resuscitated the idea of a regional court of last resort, but once again, the idea did not commend itself generally to competent decision-makers.”

“Closing the Circle of Independence ”, The Hon. Mr. Justice Duke Pollard (2004)

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