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GHANA MUSLIMS REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL AND OTHERS
V.
SALIFU AND OTHERS

JELR 80911 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[1975] 2 GLR 246-265
CORAM
AZU CRABBE C.J., SOWAH AND ANIN JJ.A.

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
second plaintiffs
statement of claim
ghana muslims representative council
rules
action
reasonable cause of action
first defendant
first plaintiff
learned judge
civil procedure
high court
voluntary association
behalf of the ghana muslims representative council
corporate body
main grounds
trustees of the ghana muslims representative council
accredited representatives of the first plaintiffs
acts of intimidation
appeal arises
argument of mr. joe reindorf
breach of the rules of natural justice
executive committee of the first plaintiff council
filing of a writ
following persons
ghana commercial bank defendants
golden rule
golden rule of statute interpretation
important documents
land of whatever nature
learned judge of the court
main bodies
matters of fact
members of the executive committee of the council
mr. muhammed awal
mr. sule raji
only persons
order of interim injunction
present actions of the defendants
prima facie case
principle of the common law
protection of the court
provision of the high court
representative of the others
representatives of the ghana muslims representative council
said meeting
useful rule
virtue of such registration

AZU CRABBE C.J.

The action out of which this appeal arises was instituted in the High Court, Accra, on 27 August 1974, by the filing of a writ entitled:

"Between Ghana Muslims Representative Council, Accra First plaintiff

—And—

Alhaji Shardow Kudos Alhaji Mohammed Lamptey Dauda Otoo

Issifu Koney Ibrahim Darpoh Second plaintiffs Dr. Mohammed Alhassan Abdul Wahab Balogun Alhaji Abudlai Williams v.

1. Alhaji Major Edward Braimah Salifu c/o New Times Corporation, Feo Oyo, Kaneshie/Accra.

2. Bashiru Kwaw-Swanzy, Accra

3. Mr. Sule Raji, Graphic Corporation, Accra.

4. Alhaji Abu Jaja, Osu, Ghana Commercial Bank Defendants

5. Major Awudu, Brigade Headquarters, Teshie.

6. Captain Mohammed Essah, Pay Office, Burma Camp.

7. Alhaji Ibrahim Amartey, Kaneshie

8. Mr. Muhammed Awal, Castle Road, Adabraka/Accra.

9. Alhaji Braimah Suka, Shell Company, High Street, Accra.

10. Alhaji Isaka, Kotobabi.

11. Mohamoud Sally, Cow Lane, Accra.

12. Mr. M. B. Suka, Accra New Town."

The plaintiffs' claim as endorsed on the writ wa…

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