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Unleash the power of section 99

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Alexander Gay

The law can lose meaning or acquire new unintended meanings over time. Every so often, we need to re-examine the historical origins of acts and realign them so that they remain true to what was originally intended by the legislature. Section 99 of the Courts of Justice Act is one of those curious provisions that is in need of re-examination. The provision states that a court which has the jurisdiction to grant an injunction or order specific performance may award damages in addition to, or in...