(2016) JELR 107557 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: IRL 32/14 ·  2 Nov 2016 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
1st defendant
2nd defendant
fence wall
subject matter of this suit
site plan
sufficient evidence
legal fees
position of the law
civil action
evidence act
examination of counsel
exhibit a
owner of the said land
ownership of the land
plaintiff’s grantor
said exhibit a
said family
testimony of pw1
case of the plaintiff
civil suits
common-law principles
credible evidence
existence of the fact
existence of the facts
land certificate
lands commission
land title registry
legal status
nature of the standard of proof
obligation of a party
overall effect of sections
piece of land
plaintiff claims
plaintiff’s assertions
plaintiff’s case
possession of the land
proof of his assertions
said parcel of land


By his Writ of Summons the Plaintiff claims from the Defendants jointly and severally the following reliefs; 

a. A Declaration that the said parcel of land belongs to the Plaintiff and it was validly acquired by Law 

b. Damages for trespass to the Land  

c. Legal fees incurred in the course of litigation of the present action

d. Costs and any other order(s) deem (sic) fit by this Court.


The case of the Plaintiff is that he acquired a piece of land situate at Kuntunse, in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, measuring 0.64 acres or 0.26 hectare, and more particularly described  in paragraph 4 of his statement of claim and was given vacant  possession of same.  

He averred that, both he and his grantor, conducted a search at the  Lands Commission to prove the latter’s ownership of the land, now the  subject matter of this suit. He said after taking possession of the land, he constructed a fence wall to demonstrate his ownership of the land  and…

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