(2011) JELR 63832 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. INDL.3/11 ·  8 Apr 2011 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
board of enquiry
managing director
assistant transport officer
board of inquiry
current case
final verdict
appeal process
case of the petitioner
contract of service
decision of the board of enquiry
first respondent
offence of negligence
state hotels corporation
tema oil refinery
absence of any records of appeal
affidavit evidence
authority of the general manager
authority of the managing director of the respondent company
collective bargaining agreement
copy of the petition
court shows
disciplinary board of enquiry
dr. seth twum jsc
employees of the state hotels corporation
enforcement of its order
findings of a disciplinary action
following findings
following words
ghana post
guilt of the petitioner
instance of the managing director
lead judgment
legal obligation
main issue
order of the applicant
person’s case
respect of the said application
result of a board of enquiry
review of the managing director
speed limit
supreme court
technical means
totality of the evidence
transport officer of the respondent
trial judge


One Prince Anafi Simpeh (hereinafter referred to as “the Petitioner”) was a Transport Officer of the Respondent/company who was dismissed from its employment. He as a result petitioned the Applicant against the Respondent for unlawful dismissal and without any benefit. He, therefore, pleaded for the payment of his terminal benefit. The Applicant, sent a copy of the petition to the Respondent and requested it to submit its response which it obliged. The Applicant went into the petition, after which it ordered the Respondent to reinstate the Petitioner as an Assistant Transport Officer with effect from 26th July, 2006. The Respondent has failed to comply with the order of the Applicant. The Applicant has as a result brought this application to this Court for the enforcement of its order under Order 19 rule 1 (2) of CI 47 and Section 172 of the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651) which the Respondent has opposed. So this ruling is in respect of the said application.

The case for the Applic…

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