JIDEM SECURITY LTD
V.
BULK OIL STORAGE & TRANSPORTATION

(2018) JELR 65596 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.CM/0134/15 ·  23 Apr 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HIS LORDSHIP ERIC KYEI BAFFOUR JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
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defendant
ex
damages
amount
retention fee
general damages
plaintiff claim
substantial completion certificate
contract sum
retention amount
terms of the contract
completion of the works
contract price
outstanding works
richard ansah
application of the law
case of nthc v antwi
chief executive officer
claim of damages
claim plaintiff
classic decision of alderson b
conference rooms
contract agreement
damage
defendant of the need
defendant of the revised work schedule
defendant’s depot
expiration of the defect liability period
following reliefs
issuance of a certificate of completion
joint inspection of the works
list of items of works
ltd v newman industries ltd
outstanding contract sum
outstanding issues
paragraph statement of claim plaintiff
part of the terms of the contract
payment of the sum
performance of the contract
pretrial conference settling part of the dispute
receipt of the outstanding amount
remedial work schedule
scope of the works
training of defendant

Plaintiff claim the following reliefs endorsed on its writ issued against the Defendant the following:

An order for the payment of the sum of €33,390.71 or its cedi equivalent which the Defendant owes the Plaintiff

Interest on relief (1) above from the 11th of August, 2015 till date of final payment.

Damages for breach of contract

Cost

Any other relief as this honourable court may deem just.

In a 39 paragraph statement of claim Plaintiff avers that it won a bid to provide services for the installation and maintenance of a closed circuit television system (CCTV) at the Defendant’s depot at the Accra Plains for an amount of €412,348.15 (Four Hundred and Twelve Thousand Three Hundred and Forty Eight Pounds and Fifteen Pence). And that as part of the terms of the contract 75% of the contract price had to be paid before order and installation or the receipt of advanced payment guarantee from a reputable insurance company with 25% of the amount to be paid upon the issuance of a certificate of com…

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