(1983) JELR 69891 (HC)    
High Court  ·  28 Feb 1983 ·  Ghana
Other Citations
[1991] 1 GLR 316
Core Terms Beta
madam ameley stevens
mrs gladys dagadu
said plot of land
own mother
declaration of title
first plaintiff
perpetual injunction
accompanying statement of claim
personal representative
said land
said letter
vesting of the said plot
administration of estates act
alleged letting of the plot
caretaker of the said land
civil procedure
court of appeal
courts act
defendants’ affidavit
exhibit a.
form of an assent
further acts of trespass
high court
late father
lawful occupation of the said plot of land
law of property act
l.n. 140a
mother of the plaintiffs
named executors
operation of perpetual injunction
osei-hwere j.
parcel of land
plaintiffs’ solicitor
plot of land
proper persons
respect of the said land
rightful owners
such letting
surviving executor of the will
tenants of mrs gladys dagadu
virtue of section
wiabu iv

OSEI-HWERE J.: By the indorsement on their writ the plaintiffs sue for:

(1). A declaration that the plaintiffs are the rightful owners of all that piece or parcel of land more particularly described in the accompanying statement of claim.

(2). A declaration that the plaintiffs are entitled to the structures and the wall unlawfully erected by the defendants on and around the plaintiffs’ said land.

(3). Perpetual injunction restraining the defendants, their servants or agents or whosoever otherwise from entering the plaintiffs’ said land and committing further acts of trespass thereto.

(4). Damages for trespass.

In the accompanying statement of claim, the plaintiffs aver that their father acquired the plot of land in dispute which is situated at Lartebiokorshie, Accra from the Sempe stool. Their father devised this plot to them and their sisters and a brother under his will. On his death, probate of the will was granted to the named executors on 16 October 1961. It has been pleaded in paragr…

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