ASSAD FAKHRY AND SONS
V.
GHANA UNION ASSURANCE COMPANY LTD.

(1979) JELR 65558 (HC)    
High Court  ·  10 Dec 1979 ·  Ghana
 · 
Other Citations
[1980] GLR 704
CORAM
AMUA-SEKYI J.
Core Terms Beta
plaintiffs
defendants
evidence
sally trading enterprise
exhibit
ghana national trading corporation
parkobi agencies ltd.
exhibit j
time of the loss
agents of sally trading enterprise
bill of entry no.
bill of lading no.
concord yarns ltd.
invoice no.
part of the consignment
property of the proposer
a. concord
a. mr. bonbess
case of the plaintiffs
claim form
cross-examination
customs duties
destination of the goods
exhibit a
exhibit c
exhibit d1
exhibit j1
exhibits r
face of the exhibit
fire insurance
fire policy
following question
following words
full value of the goods
high court
ilorin palm b
import levy
insured value of the goods
landing of the goods
legal proceedings
name of the importer
part-owners
plaintiffs cover
p. p. spatoinik
q. tell
said exhibits
said invoice
waybill no.

AMUA-SEKYI J.: On or about 4 January 1977, M. van Delden and Co., a company based in the Federal Republic of Germany, sold to one Mousa of Manchester, England, 366 bales of printed and knitted material. At the request of the buyer the bales were sent to Rotterdam, Holland, for export on the merchant vessel Hiddensee under bill of lading No. 8. The consignee was given as “Order”; and the destination of the goods as Lagos via Tema. When the ship arrived at the Port of Tema, Parkobi Agencies Ltd., acting as agents of Sally Trading Enterprise, procured the landing of the goods under bill of entry No. 4529. Thereon, the name of the importer was given as Sally Trading Enterprise, and the goods described as “polyester fabrics seconds.”

On or about 10 January 1977, Ribbletex, a company based in Bradford, England, sold to Concord Yarns Ltd., another English company, 80 bales of printed polyester fabrics. At the request of the buyers the bales were sent to Tilbury Docks, London, for export on th…

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