(1983) JELR 69650 (HC)    
High Court  ·  15 Mar 1983 ·  Ghana
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[1982-83] GLR 1170
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trial magistrate
declaration of title
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adjoining landowners
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said alleged adjoining landowners
said farmland
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whole land
witness evidence

ANSAH-TWUM J.: This is an appeal against the judgment of the District Court Grade II, holden at Half-Assini on 23 April 1981, in which the action was dismissed and judgment was entered for the defendant in the suit in which the plaintiff claimed as follows:

“1. The plaintiff herein claims against the defendant to declare his title on that piece or parcel of the plaintiff’s farmland situate, lying and being at a place known and called `Avosuazo’ sharing boundaries on the north by the late Annor Kundoh’, , 4. The plaintiff here seeks an interim injunction order against the defendant herein, his assignees, and servants from entering into the said farmland in dispute till final hearing and determination. 5. In default plaintiff claims ¢1,000.”

The facts of the case, as found by the trial magistrate, are sufficiently set out in the judgment from which this appeal has been brought, and it may, therefore, not be necessary to set the same out here again in extenso. I may, however, refer to the …

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