GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK PENSIONERS ASSOCIATION
V.
GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK LTD

(2002) JELR 63477 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO.: 166/2000 ·  11 Jul 2002 ·  Ghana
CORAM
BROBBEY JA. (PRESIDING), TWUMASI JA., AKOTO-BAMFOR JA.
Core Terms Beta
plaintiffs
trial judge
appellant bank
defendant bank
salaries change
trial court
ministry of finance
salary base
consolidated salary
public service
arrears of pension
court of appeal
high court
public corporation
public servants
supreme court
accountant general
automatic adjustment of pensions
civil service
current basic salary
defendant’s board
directors amendment decision of 27th february
first ground
legal issue
pension rights
trial
basic monthly salary
context of the facts of the instant case
court of appeal rules
current bank rate
current basic salaries
definitions of the expressions
doubt state
employees of the appellant
grounds of appeal
important factor
introduction of the consolidated salary scales
meaning of the term
monthly salary
next main move
order of certiorari
order of perpetual injunction
ordinary sense
payment of pensions
pensioners of the ghana commercial bank limited
plaintiffs’ entitlements
ruling of the court of appeal
simple reason
terms of the arguments
use of the word

BROBBEY, J.A.

Six people, suing for themselves and 764 others, originally instituted an action in the High Court. All the plaintiffs were pensioners of the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited.

Their initial claims were for the following reliefs;

“ 1. A declaration that the plaintiffs are entitled to be paid their pension rights in accordance with the defendant’s Board of Directors Amendment decision of 27th February 1987.

2. Arrears of pension due plaintiffs with interest at current bank rate with effect from 1st July 1989.

3. Damages for breach of contract

4. An order of perpetual injunction restraining defendant bank from transferring any of its assets or changing its legal identity or ownership of itself by way of sale, assignment or divestiture in any form until plaintiffs’ entitlements would have been paid and concrete of Directors Amendment decision of 27th February 1987. Arrears of pension to the plaintiffs as from 1st July 1989. The rate of interest to be subject to agreement.”.

The plaint…

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