BUZU AND ANOTHER
V.
NUHO

(1976) JELR 69715 (HC)    
High Court  ·  22 Jan 1976 ·  Ghana
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[1976] 1 GLR 123
CORAM
QUASHIE-SAM J.
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notice of appeal
appeal
case
party
order
counsel
defendants
high court
plaintiff
rules
person
second defendant
behalf of the second defendant
native courts
notice of intention
appeal court
appellate court
behalf of the first defendant
civil procedure
instant case
native court
notice
regulation
yegbor case
additional grounds of appeal
addresses of all parties
appropriate form
cases
decision of a native court
decision of the district court grade ii
district court grade ii
district courts
file notice of appeal
inter alia
interested party
judgment of mr. s. s. adani
local court
local courts
losing parties
lower court
month of the date of the order
others
present circumstances
quashie-sam j.
relevant native courts
said decision
statutory requirements
such notices
supreme court
then notice of appeal

QUASHIE-SAM J.: The plaintiff sued the defendants for title to a coconut plantation and damages for trespass. On 1 April 1975 the District Court Grade II, Prestea, gave judgment for the plaintiff. On 9 April 1975 a notice of appeal was filed which gave notice that the defendants being dissatisfied with the decision of the District Court Grade II, Prestea, contained in the judgment of Mr. S. S. Adani and dated 1 April 1975 intended to appeal to the High Court, Sekondi. This notice of appeal was marked and thumbprinted by only the second defendant under whose execution were inscribed the words: “for and on behalf of the first defendant or appellant.”

When the appeal came to be heard on 10 December 1975, learned counsel for the plaintiff, referring to the notice of intention to appeal, observed that both defendants as intending appellants should have signed the notice of appeal. He submitted, as a preliminary objection, that the second defendant, Nuho Zabrama, having alone signed or thumb…

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