MERCY KABUIKIE TETTEHFIO
V.
GHANA HIGHWAY AUTHORITY

(2021) JELR 109104 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  H1/18/2019 ·  14 Oct 2021 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ADJEI, J.A GAISIE, J.A DARKO, J.A
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
21st may
defendant
date of birth
birth certificate
appeal
birth
evidence act
personal records
personal details
public works department
trial high court
first appointment
5th may
cross examination
personal data
personal records of the plaintiff
plaintiff’s father
supreme court
age of the plaintiff
birth certificate of the plaintiff
high court
legal arguments
legal matters
omnibus ground of appeal
plaintiff’s date
weight of evidence
brief facts of the case
civil matters
copy of birth certificate
copy of ghana gazette no.
court of appeal
darko asare
date of birth of the defendant
date of her premature retirement
decision of the high court
employee of the defendant
faroe atlantic company ltd
following question
grounds of appeal
judgment of the trial high court
laws of ghana
main grounds of appeal
main issues
notice of appeal
personal information
plaintiff’s actual date
plaintiff’s contention
purposes of this appeal
record of appeal

J U D G M E N T

 ADJEI, J.A:

The Defendant/Appellant filed an appeal against the decision of the High Court, Labour Division, Accra which granted all the reliefs sought by the Plaintiff. The judgment of the trial High Court was delivered on 5th May, 2016. The Defendant dissatisfied with the judgment filed a notice of appeal against same on 26th July, 2016 to the Court of Appeal, Accra to reverse the entire judgment. For the purposes of this appeal, the parties shall maintain their respective designations before the trial High Court. The Plaintiff/Respondent shall be addressed as Plaintiff and the Defendant/Appellant as Defendant.

The brief facts of the case as could be gleaned from the record of appeal are that, the Plaintiff was an employee of the Defendant and there was a controversy about the Plaintiff’s date of birth. The Defendant retired the Plaintiff according to the age of the Plaintiff entered into his personal records when he was transferred from the Public Works Department to …

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