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REPUBLIC
V.
BEKOE AND OTHERS; EX PARTE ADJEI

(1981) JELR 63638 (HC)    
High Court  ·  27 Feb 1981 ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[1982-83] GLR 91
CORAM
OSEI-HWERE J.

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
respondents
court
applicant
registrar
affidavit
agona nyakrom
evidence
charge of contempt
cocoa farms
contempt
contempt of court
following week
reasonable doubt
applicant’s affidavit
interim injunction
motion
registrar of the central regional house of chiefs
breach of an order of court
civil contempt
consequential orders
contempt of an order of the court
criminal trial
house no.c
joining shop stewards’ committee
joint shop stewards
joint shop stewards’ committee
judicial committee
kofi dadzie
manager-receiver of the said farms
material witness
misconception of the applicant
nature of a criminal charge
negative aspect
order of the house
osei-hwere j.
principle of law
quasi-criminal character
registrar of the regional house of chiefs
respective counsel
result of a motion
rules of court
ruling of the house
said order of the judicial committee
seventh respondent
sixth respondent
substance of the applicant
truth of the matter
unfair industrial practice
wilful disregard of the order of the judicial committee
yaw bekoe

OSEI-HWERE J.

On 21 October 1980, the judicial committee of the Central Regional House of Chiefs granted an interim injunction restraining the respondents herein from interfering in any way with some ten cocoa farms and house No.C/2, Nana Quarters, Agona Nyakrom. The committee further appointed the registrar of the regional house of chiefs as manager-receiver of the said farms with whom the respondents had to go into account, at the latest, by mid-November 1980. It has not been denied that after the said order of the judicial committee, the registrar summoned some of the parties and their respective counsel to his office and it was then agreed that the registrar would visit the parties at Agona Nyakrom on 7 November 1980 for the respondents to hand over to him the ten farms and the house.

The applicant has disclosed in his affidavit that the registrar did come to Agona Nyakrom and met the parties but the respondents wilfully refused to go with the registrar to the said farms and they a…

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