2000 LIMITED
V.
FRANCIS OTOO

(2015) JELR 63519 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO: H1/118/2013 ·  15 Dec 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
P. K. GYAESAYOR JA (PRESIDING), I. LARBI (MRS.) JA, M. M. AGYEMANG (MRS.) JA
Core Terms Beta
appellant
respondent
evidence
court
learned trial judge
plaintiff
report
trial court
claim of the appellant
chartered accountant
cross-examination
evaluation of the evidence
outstanding debt
trial judge
weight of the evidence
business transaction
case of the appellant
chartered accountant’s report ce1
debt of ghc
determination of the trial court
discredited exhibit ce1
duty of this court
exhibit b1
exhibits ce2
face value of ghc16,812
findings of the trial
light of the acknowledgement
little reference
matters antecedent
m. m. agyemang
nature of a credit sale agreement
own prepared accounts
pieces of evidence
present appeal
pride of place
registrar of a court expert
respective accounts
respondent of the appellants goods
respondent’s attempt
said cheques
said sum
said sum of ghc36,812.00
said transaction
statement of account
such record
support of a contrary finding
totality of the evidence
view of pw1

M. M. AGYEMANG (MRS.) JA: In this appeal, the plaintiff/appellant (hereafter referred to alternately as the plaintiff or the appellant) prays this court to set aside the judgment of the High Court Fast Track Division, delivered on 24th day of May 2014, dismissing the claim of the appellant and entering judgment for the defendant/respondent (referred to hereafter alternately as the defendant or the respondent) on his counterclaim.

The matters antecedent to the present appeal are as follows: the appellant brought a suit at the court below alleging that it was involved with the respondent in a business transaction out of which a debt of GHC 36, 812.00 owed to it, had arisen. The said transaction allegedly came about when the parties entered into a contract on the 6th of September 2007; it was for the distribution by the respondent of the appellants goods. The transaction which was said to be in the nature of a credit sale agreement, required the respondent to pay for the goods within thir…

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