High Court has no jurisdiction to hear recount case – Full Court rules

The Full Court of the High Court moments ago ruled that the High Court has no jurisdiction to hear Ulita Moore’s case blocking the National Recount of the ballots cast in the March 02 General and Regional Elections.

Acting Chief Justice, Roxane George and Justice Nareshwar Harnanan presided over the appeal filed by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo after High Court Judge, Franklyn Holder ruled that he has jurisdiction to hear Moore’s case.

The ruling, by Justice Holder, was delivered on Friday.

Chief Justice George delivered the Full Court’s ruling moments ago paving the way for the National Recount as agreed to by caretaker President David Granger, Jagdeo and the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).

More details in the April 01, 2020 edition of the Guyana Times.