A judgement will be made tomorrow at the High Court, regarding the motion filed to have ousted United Workers Party (UWP) member Richard Frederick reinstated.
St. Lucia News Online (SNO) understands that Justice Darshan Ramdhani is expected to preside over the case and will hand down a judgement tomorrow.
The judgement will decide whether leave will be granted for the court to hear the case.
The motion was filed with the High Court on October 24, by Chairman of the Castries Central Constituency group of the UWP Mark Louis.
The motion also seeks to block the move to endorse a new candidate for Frederick’s current seat.
The plaintiff’s argument is that proper disciplinary procedures were not followed in Frederick’s case, which led to his expulsion.
UWP leader Allen Chastenet, General Secretary Oswald Augustin and party Chairman Ezechiel Joseph were present for court yesterday. All three men were served with the document.
The decision could prevent the UWP from conducting its annual National Convention, which is due to take place on Sunday, in Gros Islet, if favour in granted to the plaintiff.
The UWP National Council had voted to expel Frederick on Sunday, August 17. Frederick has claimed that his expulsion was triggered as a result of dictatorship in the party.
The UWP Convention will decide on a new leader for the UWP. Incumbent leader Allen Chastenet and Dr. Claudius Preville will be battling for the top post.