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DAKAR LTD.
V.
INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. AND ANOTHER

(1980) JELR 69890 (HC)    
High Court  ·  28 Apr 1980 ·  Ghana
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[1980] GLR 453
CORAM
TAYLOR J.

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
service
court
order
personal service
defendant-company
limited liability company
l.n. 140a
plaintiff-company
statutory provisions
support of the motion
above named defendants
copy of the said writ
gold coast
human beings
lord cranworth l.c.
service of process
service of the said writ
writ of summons
applicable mode of service
case law
chambers of the solicitor of the plaintiffs
company of the court bailiff
complex issues
copy of the writ of summons
effect service
employees of the said defendant-company
head office
high court
legal proceedings
lord huntingtower
management of the defendant-company
motion ex parte
normal applications
office of the defendants
person of authority
plaintiffs claim
provision of the transfer of shares
registered offices of the company of the defendants
registered trade union
right place
rules of the supreme court
said defendant-company
said persons
said place
seal of the supreme court of judicature
servants of such parties
service of the writ
simple application
such further order
such service

TAYLOR J.

This is apparently a simple application for substituted service. Within my experience, however, it is a novel application, involving, as it does, substituted service against a limited liability company. In my view, it also gives rise to some complex issues which I propose to canvass and so although in normal applications for substituted service the facts founding the claim are strictly not necessary, in this case it seems it is necessary to give an indication of the facts.

By their specially indorsed writ of summons, the plaintiffs claim against the defendant-company ¢4,402,700 being the balance of the price of goods sold and delivered by the plaintiff-company to the defendant-company,

In this motion ex parte, the plaintiff-company on 21 April 1980 moved this court for an order of substituted service and for such further order or orders as to this court may seem just. By an affidavit in support of the motion, a clerk in the chambers of the solicitor of the plaintiffs has depose…

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