GHANA COCOA BOARD
V.
MESSRS AWURA JULIE CONSTRUCTION

(2009) JELR 65392 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. L 678/96 ·  20 Oct 2009 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HIS LORDSHIP JUSTICE P. BRIGHT MENSAH ESQ
Core Terms Beta
defendants
court
evidence
case
old currency
structural changes
prior consent of the plaintiffs
tenancy agreement
finding of fact
implied covenant
instant case
recoverable rent
available evidence
date of final payment
established fact
major structural changes
previous written consent of the landlord
prior consent
structural alteration
arrears of rent
basis of the evidence
behalf of the defendants
brief of mr adjei lartey
chief justice
clear violation of covenants
cocoa board
cost of rehabilitation of the premises
covenants of tenancy relationship
exhibits b
fah v bediatuo ii
important issue
late statement of defence
lawyer eben quarcoe
legal department
letter of protest
mesne profit
notice of arrest judgment
ordinary bench of the court of appeal
part of the need
plaintiff claims
reason of a letter
recommendation of appropriate rent
recovery of possession of plot no.
result of the state of the premises
said amount
sub-division
substantial structural changes
such developments
tenant of the plaintiffs
valuation of the property

This case was set down for judgment on 31st day of July, 2009. However, by reason of a “Motion On Notice of Arrest Judgment” filed on 30th July, 2009 on behalf of the defendants/applicants hearing of which was fixed for today, ie 20th October, 2009 I had to suspend the delivery of the judgment. Incidentally when the case was called today the defendants/applicants were not in court but Lawyer Eben Quarcoe who announced himself as holding the brief of Mr Adjei Lartey, Counsel for the defendants/applicants, appeared.

Curiously enough, Counsel has told the court that although he was holding his senior’s brief, he only brought a file but without the brief and that he has been instructed only to take a date. Having regard to the fact that the defendants/ applicants were not court in and their lawyer also having said that he did not have the brief so as to move the court, I take the view that both the applicants and their lawyers are not serious with the application. In any event the applicat…

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