NII OKU OKULEY
V.
EARTH CONSTRUCTION DEV’T PROJECT (ECODEP), GHANA LTD. & ANOR.

(2009) JELR 63730 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. FAL/107/09 ·  5 Nov 2009 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWABENA ASUMAN-ADU
Core Terms Beta
defendants
applicant
contempt of court
interlocutory injunction
motion
order
work
respondents
pendency of the motion
administration of justice
reasonable doubt
first defendant
frank okae-kyei
order of the court
administration of the law
case of republic v
court order
ex-parte allotey
joseph asamoah gyamfi
quasi-criminal case
civil procedure
clear terms of the court
conduct of the contractor
criminal action
current application
defendants companies
evidence act
exhibits c1
ex-parte ameyaw ii
first defendant claims
high court
interest of the plaintiff
managing directors
managing directors of the defendants companies
notice of the motion
order of this court
pendency of the said application
personal representatives
prejudice parties
record shows
respect of an application
respect of the second defendant
said order
standard of proof
supreme court states
time of service
times newspapers ltd.
workers of the defendants

This ruling is in respect of an application on notice for an order to commit the Managing Directors of the defendants companies for contempt of court under Order 50 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47).

On 24th September, 2009 the plaintiff was granted an order for Interlocutory Injunction restraining the defendants, their agents, assigns, workmen, personal representatives, successors and all those claiming from or through them from entering, developing or doing anything on the land in dispute, adverse to the interest of the plaintiff.

The said order was to remain in force for ten days within which the defendants were to be put on notice. Defendants were served with the order on 24th September, 2009 and before the order expired, they were served with Motion on Notice for Interlocutory Injunction. In spite of this, workers of the defendants continued working on the land in dispute. This led to the current application.

The defendants companies per their Managing Director…

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