(1997) JELR 45495 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/232M/97 ·  17 Jul 1997 ·  Nigeria
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SAMSON ODEMWEGIE UWAIFO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria EMMANUEL OLAYINKA AYOOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IGNATIUS CHUKWUDI PATS-ACHOLONU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
foreign registered aircraft
order of arrest
interlocutory injunction
air ambulance
parte order
ex parte
no. n155av
short duration
affidavit of urgency
aircraft model
arrest of the aircraft
arrest order
attention of the court
brother pats-acholonu jca
co. ltd. v abiola
constitutional rights
continued injunction
continuous grounding of the air ambulance
copy of the certificate of registration
determination of the motion
different kinds of injunctions
exhibit og5
ex-parte interim injunction
further orders of this honourable court
great care
installation ceremonies of chiefs
interim relief
interlocutory order
jurisdiction of this honourable court
lagos state
leading judgment
mere interim order
name of the first defendant
objectionable parts of the order
order of the court
pending court order
pertinent order of the court
presiding judge
said aircraft
said urgency
short time
subject matter
such applicants
such time
type lock head jetstar

PATS-ACHOLONU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): On 14th day of May, 1997, an aircraft - an air ambulance which was to be used to carry a patient with kidney trouble was arrested by the order of the court below made ex parte. This court on an application, granted interim relief by way of lifting the arrest order temporarily pending the determination of the motion on notice filed on 21/5/97. The motion of 21/5/95 seeks for a prayer vacating the arrest of the Aircraft with Reg. No. N155AV now under arrest at the Domestic wing of Murtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja.

The pertinent order of the court below which bothered the applicants reads as follows:

1. That the defendants, whether by themselves, their servants, agents privies or otherwise whatsoever from removing from the jurisdiction, disposing of and/or dealing with their assets within the jurisdiction of this honourable court and in particular that aircraft model/type lock head jetstar 73 with registration/callsign No. N155AV wh…

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