(2017) JELR 65621 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BMISC/739/2004 ·  15 Mar 2017 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
disciplinary committee
finance committee
staff service rules
executive committee
special audit
supreme court
administrative justice
general manager
such hearing
appellate jurisdiction
board of the defendant bank
composition of the disciplinary committee
decision of the board
global transfer service
investigative body
legal effect
member board
plaintiff’s position
purported dismissal of the plaintiff
special audit committee
wrongful dismissal
annual report
award of damages
bank’s own internal procedures
board of the defendant
brief facts of the plaintiff
chairman of the board
clear violation of the rules of natural justice
collective agreement
competent body
court of other tribunal
date of the judgment of this case
defendant bank’s own internal procedures
delinquent employee
directions together.the plaintiff’s evidence
english courts
general damages
grade of the member of staff
legitimacy of his dismissal
mr. felix ntrakwah-chairman
part of any member of staff
payment of all forfeited salary
psychological trauma plaintiff
setting up of the board
special audit committee’s report
wednesbury principle

The Plaintiff who was dismissed by the Defendant as its Deputy Managing Director for Finance and Administration on 25th August,2003 sued the Defendant in this Court challenging the legitimacy of his dismissal. The reliefs sought by the Plaintiff against the Defendant are as follows:

“1. A Declaration that the said hearing conducted by the Board of the Defendant Bank before the purported dismissal of the Plaintiff from employment is in clear violation of the rules of natural justice, the Bank’s own internal procedures and of Article 23 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

2. An order setting aside the decision of the Board in the purported dismissal of the Plaintiff as it was totally destitute of legal effect.

3. Damages for psychological trauma Plaintiff have had to endure especially when the Bank informed the whole world in their 2003 annual report that the Plaintiff had been dismissed for gross misconduct.

4. The payment of all forfeited salary and allowances, 2002 annual bonus and any am…

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