MONTERO AND ANOTHER
V.
REDCO LTD. AND ANOTHER

(1986) JELR 65645 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  19 Jun 1986 ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[1984-86] 1 GLR 710
CORAM
ABBAN JA,OSEI-HWERE JA,AMUA-SEKYI J.A
Core Terms Beta
first plaintiff
plaintiffs
spanish group
high court judge
redco ltd.
case
managing director of redco ltd.
interim injunction
learned judge
managing director
regulations of redco ltd.
b.c.d
board of directors of redco ltd.
coin restaurant
companies code
direct competition
g.l.r
high court
interlocutory appeal
law enforcement agencies
limited liability company
mr montero
necessary party
pace construction
redco ltd
shareholders of redco ltd
board meeting
c.a
chairman of the board of directors
civil procedure
coin farms
director of redco ltd.
directors’ meeting
emergency situation
first defendant’s letters
given case
happening of the damage
learned trial judge
legal right
order of the court
present case
previous occasions
redco ltd. redco ltd
ruling of the high court
said decision
second reason
spanish group of companies
substantive case
supreme interest
various arguments

ABBAN J. A.: This is an interlocutory appeal from the ruling of the High Court, Accra dated 2 July 1985. In that ruling the learned High Court judge refused to grant the appellants (hereafter called the plaintiffs) an interim injunction restraining the respondents (hereafter called the defendants) from suspending the first plaintiff as the managing director pending the determination of the suit.

The plaintiffs had sued for the following reliefs:

(1) an order to restrain the defendants from taking decisions which are contrary to the regulations of Redco Ltd., a limited liability company registered under the Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179); and

(2) An order of the court to declare the decision contained in the first defendant’s letters dated 8 and 22 May 1985 void and of no effect.”

The two plaintiffs in the court below were Mr Montero and a Spanish group of companies with a long name. For the sake of brevity they will hereinafter be referred to as the Spanish group. The defendant’s were als…

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