Know Your Flags III: Barbados


Country: Barbados

Capital: Bridgetown

SC Case Mentions:

(1976) 3 SCC 259: “We may also refer to the Privy Council decision in Loch v. John Blackwood Ltd., 1924 AC 783 wherein Section 127 of The Companies Act, 1910, of Barbados, identical with Section 433(f) of The Indian Companies Act, 1956 Act was considered.” 

(2011) 13 SCC 706: “The concept of ‘rarest of rare’ which has been evolved in Bachan Singh by this Court is also the internationally accepted standard in cases of Death Penalty. Reference in this connection may also be made to the right-based approach in exercising discretion in Death Penalty as suggested by Edward Fitzgerald, the British Barrister. [Edward Fitzgerald: Death Penalty Conference (3-5 June, Barbados)].

(2013) 6 SCC 195: “Shri K.T.S. Tulsi, learned Senior Counsel relied upon the judgments in (1983) 2 SCC 68, 1984 Supp. SCC 684 and (1985) 1 SCC 275 and argued that an 8 year delay in the disposal of a Mercy Petition should be treated as sufficient for commutation of death sentence into life imprisonment. Shri Tulsi also referred to the judgments in Peter Bradshaw v. Attorney General, Privy Council Appeal Nos. 36 of 1993, Court of Appeal, Barbados.”