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BR. PETER MATE SIAKWA
V.
UNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (UDS) TAMALE

(2010) JELR 69681 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  APPEAL NO. HI/3/08 ·  30 Apr 2010 ·  Ghana
CORAM
MARIAMA OWUSU JA [PRESIDING], FRANCIS KORBIEH JA, IRENE C DANQUAH JA

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
senior members of the respondent
written submissions of counsel
annual leave
trial court
rule of law
vice-chancellor notice
conclusion of the trial judge
appellant
leave application form
prior written permission of the vice-chancellor
learned trial judge
main grounds
respondent
said exhibit
end of september of the following year
receipt of the said letter
irene c danquah j a
labour act
ghana university staff superannuation scheme
university of cape coast
disciplinary rules
unlawful termination of appointment
omnibus ground
rules of the respondent
schedule e
final awards
honourable court
civil case
date of assumption of duty
senior member
vice-chancellor
following persons
acting dean
following reliefs
additional grounds
general damages
grounds
exhibit
initial period
appellant’s statement
full time
additional occupation
trial judge
administrative bodies
conduct of the respondent

IRENE C DANQUAH J A

By a letter dated 3rd January, 1997, the plaintiff (appellant), a Clinical Microbiologist, was offered employment as a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University for Development Studies (Respondent) in Tamale.

The appointment was for an initial period of two years from the date of assumption of duty within which period the appellant would be on probation. On satisfactory completion of the probation, the appointment was to continue to September 30, 2003 and thereafter renewable one academic year before the expiration of the tenure.

The appellant could terminate the appointment by giving the Vice-Chancellor notice on or before the end of December to take effect at the end of September of the following year. In the letter under reference, it was stated that the appointment was full time and any additional occupation or employment might be accepted only with the prior written permission of the Vice-Chancellor.

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