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CHARLES OSEI MENSAH
V.
GHANA BROADCASTING CORPORATION

(2018) JELR 69804 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. OCC. 39/2018 ·  5 Jun 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
DR. RICHMOND OSEI-HWERE JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
applicant
application
judgment
order
defendant
counsel
default of appearance
motion
notice
plaintiff
ghana cedis
default judgment
respondent
ex-parte
principal sum
rules
considered opinion
ex parte
honourable court
set aside
above rule
alphoneso o. aryeetey
behalf of the applicant
civil procedure
civil procedures rules
court’s record
date of the issue of the writ
facts
final judgment
further order
good reasons
high court
judicial service
late appearance
new form
oral submission
recovery of a sum
recovery of interest
relevant evidence
rules of court
statement of claim
subject matter of the action
sufficient reason
support of the application
way of writ of summons

RULING

OSEI-HWERE J.

This is a motion on notice praying this Honourable Court for an order setting aside the judgment in default of appearance entered against the Applicant herein and for leave to enter late appearance.

The Plaintiff/Respondent herein commenced this action on the 12th December, 2017 by way of Writ of Summons accompanied by Statement of Claim against the Defendant/Applicant herein.

The Plaintiff claimed against the Defendant as follows:

1. Recovery of a sum of Thirty-Five Thousand Six Hundred and twenty-five Ghana Cedis seventy six pesewas (GHC35,625.76) being the retirement award\benefit owed to the Plaintiff by the Defendant.

2.Recovery of a sum of Twelve Thousand Four Hundred and Sixty Nine Ghana Cedis twenty-four pesewas (GHC12,469.24) being interest of thirty five percent (35%) on the principal sum of Thirty-Five Thousand Six Hundred and twenty-five Ghana cedis seventy pesewas (GHC35,625.76) from 26th day of October 2015 to the date of the issue of the Writ.

3. Recovery …

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