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  • The Minister of Justice, Senator the Hon. Mark Golding on behalf of the Ministry and the Government of Jamaica, expresses sadness at the passing of Justice Boyd Carey, and extends condolences to his family, friends and loved ones.
  • The Ministry expresses special condolences to his daughter Ruth, who served the Ministry for several years, most recently as Director of the Restorative Justice Unit up to mid-2014.
  • Justice Carey was also a member of the Jamaican Bar Association, the Kingston College Old Students’ Association and the Kingston Cricket Club.

The Minister of Justice, Senator the Hon. Mark Golding on behalf of the Ministry and the Government of Jamaica, expresses sadness at the passing of Justice Boyd Carey, and extends condolences to his family, friends and loved ones.

The Ministry expresses special condolences to his daughter Ruth, who served the Ministry for several years, most recently as Director of the Restorative Justice Unit up to mid-2014.

Boyd Carey started his legal career as Registrar of the Court of Appeal. He went on to serve 32 years in the Judiciary of the Caribbean, many of them as a Judge of the Court of Appeal in Jamaica, the Bahamas and Belize. He was President of Court of Appeal in The Bahamas from October to December 1999.

Justice Carey was an Associate Tutor at the Norman Manley Law School for almost thirty years, and at the Eugene Dupuch Law School in Bahamas.

Minister Golding said – “Justice Boyd Carey had an erudite legal mind, from which flowed his sharp wit and a steady stream of memorable turns of phrase. He has earned his place as an icon of the Jamaican judiciary, a judge who set the highest standards of applied jurisprudence. I had the great privilege of being tutored by Justice Carey at the Norman Manley Law School, where he played a foundational role in shaping the minds and professional attitudes of upcoming generations of attorneys. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed.”

Justice Carey was also a member of the Jamaican Bar Association, the Kingston College Old Students’ Association and the Kingston Cricket Club.