Verity, Ag. P. This is an application for special leave to appeal from an order of the Land Court, Accra, refusing in the exercise of its appellate jurisdiction to re-list an appeal therein from the decision of a Native Court which had been struck out for want of prosecution. It is conceded that the order against which special leave to appeal is sought is an interlocutory order.
By section 2OC of the Courts Ordinance (Cap. 4) (as amended by section 6 of the Courts (Amendment} Ordinance, 1944, it is provided that:-
Any party aggrieved by a decision of the Land Court exercising its original or any appellate jurisdiction, may appeal to the West African Court of Appeal in like manner and subject to the like conditions as if the appeal were an appeal to the West African Court of Appeal from a Divisional , Court exercising its original jurisdiction.”
By section 3 of the West African Court of Appeal Ordinance (Cap. 5), it is provided that:-
“An appeal shall lie to the Court of Appeal from a Div…