REPUBLIC
V.
ANDREWS TETTEH BOYE EX PARTE ANYETEI NUNOO

(2017) JELR 69902 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. CR 273/17 ·  9 Jun 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ERIC K. BAFFOUR ESQ.JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
respondent
applicant
contempt of court
suit
abuse of the judicial process
high court
abada j
reasonable doubt
abada j.
court order
daniel mensah j.
judgment of abada j
states
administration of justice
anthony kofi abada j
basis of the order of committal
chief justice lemuel shaw
civil procedure
conclusion of the judgment of abada j
contempt of the court
conviction of torto obodai ajah
criminal contempt
criminal offence
different angle
ex an7
favour of la dadekotopon youth association
george atto mills-graves j.
individual citizens
judicial body
lordship daniel mensah j
lordship justice daniel mensah j
nii kpobi tettey-tsuru
novisi afua ayene j
oduro numapau
only common law offence
open disrespect of the orders
order of committal
paragraph affidavit
power of the court
president of the national house of chiefs
pursuance of the above rule
respondent’s plea
ruling of mensah j.
said paragraph
similar conclusion
single person
various courts
very issues
voluminous attachments of rulings

It is stated under 50 Rule 1 of the High Court (Civil (Procedure) Rules, C. I. 47 as follows:

“The power of the court to punish for contempt of court may be exercised by an order of committal”.

Applicant in pursuance of the above rule has cited the Respondent for being in contempt of the court. He has provided the basis of the order of committal he seek in a twenty nine paragraph affidavit that accompanied the application together with a voluminous attachments of rulings and decisions from the various courts in Ghana.

This can be summarized as follows: On the 21st of October, 2014 the High Court presided over by Anthony Kofi Abada J gave judgment in a case of La Dadekotopon Youth Association v. Nii Kpobi Tettey-Tsuru and 19 others wherein the judgment went in favour of La Dadekotopon Youth Association against twenty persons regarding the management of La Pleasure Beach. His Lordship decreed that an Interim Management Committee (IMC) made up of Ministry of Tourism, La Traditional Council …

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