OHENE
V.
OHENE OF DADIASE

JELR 81508 (WACA)    
West Africa Court of Appeal  ·  West Africa [For WACA cases]
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1941 7 WACA 86-90
CORAM
COR. KINGDON, PETRIDES AND GRAHAM PAUL, C.JJ.
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court
native court
land
declaration of title
plaintiff
judgment
case
appeal
opinion
parties
court of the chief commissioner
chief commissioner’s court
claim
defendant
dividing line
page
asantehene’s native court
disputed lands
asantehene’s court
evidence of the parties
executive decisions
exhibit
further evidence
set aside
ample opportunity
appellant’s appeal
chief commissioner
comparison of the evidence of the representative
defendant’s people
disputed land
effect of judgments
english rules of practice
final decision
following boundaries
good points
important part
inter partes
judgment of the chief commissioner
judgment of the native court
kokofu native court
long standing dispute
plaintiffs evidence
usual practice
view of this fact

GRAHAM PAUL, C..J, SRIERRA LEONE. This suit began in the Asantehene’s Native Court “A “ in which the appellant sued the respondent claiming a declaration of title to certain land in Assachere described in the Writ of Summons. After hearing the evidence of the parties the Native Court in accordance with the usual practice deputed certain persons to view the disputed lands with the parties and to submit a report. The deputation duly visited the land with the parties and submitted a report which both parties accepted as correct. On the evidence of the parties and the report of its deputation the Native Court gave judgment the important part of which is as follows:- “There are certain points in favour of either side. In “view of this fact, the Court feels that the only way by “which justice and equity could be met in the case is to

“divide the land between the two stools. The Court therefore sets the following boundaries between them and orders “that each party should bear his own costs.”

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