ANYINAM
V.
MENSAH

(1989) JELR 65654 (HC)    
High Court  ·  23 Jan 1989 ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[1989-90] 2 GLR 96
CORAM
OMARI-SASU J.
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
citation
defendant
letters of administration
grant
writ
action
revocation of letters of administration
grant of letters
order
revocation
section
summons
administration
administration of estates act
aggrieved plaintiff
amended indorsement
case
clear elucidation of the procedure
close examination of section
close of pleadings
counsel
directions
duty of the plaintiff-citor
endorsement of his claim
first step file
formal hearing of the case
former case evidence
grantee
ground
halsbury’s laws
inter alia
latter case
liberty
mandatory statutory condition precedent
nullity
omari-sasu j.
onset
person
plaintiff’s writ
power
preliminary legal objection
present action
reason
registry of this honourable court
resolution of this problem
respect of any estate of a deceased person
revoked grant
stage
substance of the said objection

OMARI-SASU J.: From the amended indorsement on the plaintiff’s writ of summons, the plaintiff has among other relief’s prayed for: “(a) An order revoking the letters of administration granted to the defendant to administer the estate of Kwabena Ofosu alias Kwabena Kufour (deceased).”

I should like to observe from the onset that no citation was filed by the plaintiff either before or at the time he commenced the present action calling on the defendant to bring his letters of administration to the registry of this honourable court and show cause why the letters of administration should not be revoked.

After the close of pleadings and summons for directions had been taken, formal hearing of the case commenced after which the plaintiff closed his case. It was at this stage that learned counsel for the defendant raised a preliminary legal objection to the trial. The substance of the said objection is that in an action in which a plaintiff seeks, inter alia, the revocation of letters of admin…

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