Court slaps JDF
Army’s discharge of sergeant found in breach of Defence Act
The main entrance to Up Park Camp, the Jamaica Defence Force headquarters in St Andrew.

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) breached the Defence Act when it discharged one of its non-commissioned officers four years ago and ordered that he be reinstated and be paid all emoluments from October 20, 2018 to October 20, 2020.

The ruling, stemming from a judicial review granted to Sergeant Gary Lloyd on December 3, 2020, will likely prove costly to the JDF, a military source told the Jamaica Observer on Wednesday.

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