JOSEPH OKLEY
V.
DEVTRACO LTD & 1 OR. LAND COMMISSION

(2015) JELR 65667 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  SUIT NO. H3/19/2015 ·  10 Feb 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
OWUSU M. (PRESIDING), DORDZIE J.A., GYAN J.A.
Core Terms Beta
court
respondent
application
applicant
land
plaintiff
purchasers
affidavit
opposition
record of appeal
exhibit
photographs
series
counsel
court of appeal rules
dispute
disputed land
doubt
enactment
rules
trial court
age of information technology
applicant’s application
basis of the applicant
case of the applicant
combined effect
decision
determination of the appeal
effect
execution of the judgment of the high court
exhibits
face of the exhibits
front of their properties
j.a
mariama owusu
order
order of this court
orders of this court
photographs of the state of the land
reason
reasonable doubt
respect of this matter
rule
search report
spite of this court
third parties
time stay of execution
vacant plots

RULING

MARIAMA OWUSU, J.A:

At the court’s sitting on 4-2-2015, the 1st Defendant/Appellant/Applicant moved this court to punish the Plaintiff/Respondent/Respondent for willfully disobeying the orders of this court and thereby putting the administration of justice into disrepute.

The basis of the applicant’s application is that sometime 20-5-2014, this court differently constituted stayed execution of the judgment of the High Court in respect of this matter pending the final hearing and determination of the appeal filed. The Plaintiff/Respondent/Respondent in spite of this court’s order stated above, has proceeded to sell the vacant plots in front of their properties to third parties who have begun to develop the land in spite of warnings and protestations from the 1st Defendant/Appellant/Applicant. It is the case of the applicant that it reported the matter to the police who advised the respondent and his purchasers to desist from any further development on the land which advice the resp…

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