|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 57 (Sep)|
|Neutral Citation:|| UKPC 28|
Lady Hale, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Carnwath and Lord Hughes
|Representation||Sandra Minott-Phillips QC, Maurice Manning and Tavia Dunn (instructed by Myers, Fletcher & Gordon) for the appellant.|
|Peter Knox QC and Dr Lloyd Barnett (instructed by MA Law (Solicitors) LLP) for the respondent.|
|Judgment Dates:||3 September 2014|
Mortgage - Priority of mortgagees - Mortgages of land - Mortgagor having bank loans secured by mortgages over land - Banks failing and mortgages being assigned to appellant - Mortgagor entering into prepayment sale contracts - Mortgagor defaulting on payment and appellant demanding payment - Mortgagor purporting to lodge charges in favour of respondent over splinter titles - Appellant concluding sale agreement but Registrar refusing to register transfer - Court of Appeal of Jamaica declaring respondent's charge ranking in priority to appellant's charge - Appellant appealing - Whether respondent's charge ranking in priority to appellant's charge - Real Estate (Dealers & Developers) Act 1987, ss 26(1)(b), 26(2), 31(5), 44.