CHARLES OFEI-PALM
V.
KORLE-BU TEACHING HOSPITAL AND ANOTHER

(2017) JELR 69796 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. HR/0049/2016 ·  3 Apr 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE GIFTY AGYEI ADDO HIGH COURT JUDGE
Core Terms Beta
korle-bu teaching hospital
applicant
court
terms of settlement
application
paragraph
respondents
allowances
decision
declaration
dismissal of mr. charles ofei palm
order
originating action
parties
unlawful interdiction
accordance
affidavit
agreement of this nature
applicant’s legal right
article
attention
cases
constitution of the republic of ghana
course of the hearing
damages
decision of the respondents
embarrassment
enforcement of fundamental human rights of the applicant
eye
following reliefs
ghana health service disciplinary code
hallowed principle of natural justice
honorable court
institution of other actions
issues
judgment
legal effect
legal rights
matter
opportunity
order of certiorari
parties of its legal consequence
procedure
reason of the closing up of this case
reason of the consent judgment
relation
response
virtue of a letter of interdiction
void

JUDGMENT

The Applicant filed an originating action premised on Article 33 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992, for the following reliefs:

(i). An order of certiorari to quash the decision of the Respondents for wrongfully interdicting Applicant by virtue of a letter of interdiction dated 24th March, 2016.

(ii).A declaration that the decision to interdict Applicant without following properly laid down procedure in both Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Disciplinary Code and the Ghana Health Service Disciplinary Code is illegal, unlawful, null, void and no legal effect.

(iii). A declaration that the decision to interdict Applicant without offering him the opportunity to be heard violates the hallowed principle of natural justice and same renders the said decision contained in the letter of interdiction dated 24th March a nullity.

(iv). An order directed at 1st and 2nd Respondents to compensate Applicant with a reasonable sum of money for unlawful interdiction contained in a letter of…

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