Notice of Motion, September 16, 1977

1977 • No. 2584 • DEMERARA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
CIVIL JURISDICTION

In the matter of JOHN VICTOR STOEN,
an infant

-and-

In the matter of an application by
GRACE LUCY STOEN by and through her
Lawful attorney Jeffrey A. Haas, for
a Writ of Habeas Corpus and Sub judiciem,

-and-

In the matter of the Civil Law Act, Chapter 6:01

NOTICE OF MOTION

Page 1

1977 • No. 2584 • DEMERARA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
CIVIL JURISDICTION

In the matter of JOHN VICTOR STOEN,
an infant

-and-

In the matter of an application by
GRACE LUCY STOEN by and through her
Lawful attorney Jeffrey A. Haas, for
a Writ of Habeas Corpus and Sub judiciem,

-and-

In the matter of the Civil Law Act, Chapter 6:01

NOTICE OF MOTION

TAKE NOTICE that this Honourable Court will be moved on the 13th day of September, 1977 at the hour of 9.00 o’clock in the forenoon before the Honourable Mr. Justice Bishop by Mr. Clarence A. F. Hughes, of Counsel, on behalf of the applicant for the following orders:

(a) That Jim Jones of the People’s Temple Agricultural Mission, Port Kaituma, North West District, do stand committed for his contempt of this Court in failing to obey and Order of this Honourable Court made on the 6th day of September, 1977 by the Honourable Mr. Justice Bishop whereby the said Jim Jones was ordered by a Writ of Habeas Corpus issued out of this Honourable Court to produce the body of the infant John Victor Stoen before the Honourable Mr. Justice Bishop in Chambers on Thursday the 8th day of September, 1977 at the hour of 9.00 o’clock in the forenoon and the return date of which said Writ was extended to Saturday the 10th day of September, 1977 at 9.00 o’clock in the forenoon.

(b) That the applicant may be at liberty to issue a writ or writs of attachment against the said Jim Jones for his said contempt.

-2-

(c) That the said Jim Jones pay to the applicant his costs of and incidental to this application and to the Order to be made thereon and of the issuer and execution of such writs of attachment.

(d) Such further or other order as the Court shall seem proper.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the applicant intends to read and use in support of this application the affidavit of William Blackman filed herein a copy of which affidavit is intended to be served together with this Notice Of Motion.

Georgetown, Demerara,
Dated the 16th day of September, 1977

/s/ [illegible/
Solicitor to Applicant.

To: Jim Jones,
People’s Temple Agricultural Mission,
Kaituma,
North West District.

Service on the said Jim Jones, is to be effected in accordance with the Order of the Honourable Mr. Justice Bishop dated the 10th day of September, 1977.

Originally posted on June 24th, 2020.

Skip to main content