CHARLES AND OTHERS
V.
PRISCILLA MANU AND OTHERS

(2012) JELR 69779 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  APPEAL NO. H3/95/2010 ·  30 Nov 2012 ·  Ghana
CORAM
F.G. KORBIEH J.A. (PRESIDING), IRENE C. DANQUAH (MS) J.A., I.O. TANKO AMADU J.A.
Core Terms Beta
appellants
respondents
court
trial judge
appeal
declaration of title
rights of the parties
costs of gh
high court
respondents’ attorney
supreme court
appellants’ lawyer
payment of costs of gh
record of proceedings
relief of declaration of title
additional grounds of appeal
altricham urban district council
better understanding of this appeal
commenced action
counsel f. k. bour
course of the proceedings counsel
court of their right
dwelling house
facts of this case
family of the original owner of the subject matter
final judgment
final order
following facts
following reliefs
ghana commercial bank
grounds of appeal
honourable court
interested parties
judgment of the circuit court kumasi
learned trial judge
life time
order of interlocutory judgment
power of the court suo motu
principal members of the family of yaw manu
recovery of possession of house no. plot
respondents’ application
rights of the intending parties
said date
shortest route
single document
trial judge ought
trial judge’s recording
written address of counsel

I.O. TANKO AMADU, J.A.

1. This appeal is from the judgment of the Circuit Court Kumasi dated the 17th day of February 2010.

2. It is Important for a better understanding of this appeal to fully recount the facts of this case which are that; on 16/7/2009 Plaintiffs/Respondents (hereinafter referred to as Respondents) commenced action by writ against the Defendants/Appellants (hereinafter referred to as Appellants) seeking the following reliefs.

“(i). Declaration of title to and recovery of possession of House No. Plot 31, Block 71 Buokrom Kumasi.

(ii). Mesne profits”.

3. The Appellants entered appearance to the action per their lawyers on 23/7/2009 but failed to deliver a defence. By motion filed on 17/9/2009 the Respondents applied for an order of interlocutory judgment for the reliefs endorsed on the writ. On the 25/2/2009, the trial judge granted the Respondents’ application and adjourned the suit to 19/10/09 for assessment of damages. It is significant to state that the Appellants’ law…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading.

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.

Get started   Login