ABBEYMAN FAMILY AND NAA DODI AKAIBI III
V.
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY LANDS COMM AND LANDLINE PROPERTIESLIMITED

(2017) JELR 63613 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BMISC/852/2015 ·  18 Aug 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
2nd plaintiff
court
counsel
1st plaintiff
applicant
application
plaintiff
affidavit
order
parties
rule
court order
affidavit evidence
fundamental problem
queen mother
statement of claim
supplementary affidavit
2nd plaintiffs’ application
abbeyman family
arguments of counsel
behalf of the plaintiffs
capacity of the parties
case of the applicant
causes of action
civil procedure
contention of the applicant
court’s leave
depositions of an affidavit
determination of the issues
forward cases
further reaction
high court
important issue
interests of the plaintiffs
jehu appiah
lawful head of family
legal grounds
mr. christopher king
mr. edward darlington
mr. king
numerous cases
plaintiffs’ present standing
registry of this court
representative jacob nii ahele buabeng
said chief
sempe mantse palace
size of the land
smooth conduct of the case
such plaintiff
thrust of the application

RULING

APPLICATION FOR JOINDER PURSUANT TO ORDER 4 RULE 4(d) OF CI 47

Introduction

[1] On March 2, 2016 this Court granted the 2nd Plaintiffs’ application for joinder and she subsequently filed her statement of claim and same was amended pursuant to this Court’s leave granted on April 3, 2017. The 2nd Plaintiff’s Amended Statement of Claim was filed on April 13, 2017.

[2] Now, by a Motion on Notice filed at the registry of this Court on April 12, 2017, the 1st Plaintiff “Abbeyman Family suing per its Lawful Head of Family and Representative Jacob Nii Ahele Buabeng”, by his lawyers are seeking an order under Order 4 Rule 4(d) (b) of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47) for the “2nd Plaintiff to cease to be a Plaintiff and be joined as a Defendant”.

[3] It is enacted in Order 4 r 4(d) of CI 47

“(4) If claims in respect of two or more causes of action are included by a Plaintiff in the same action, or if two or more Plaintiffs or Defendants are parties to the same action and it…

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