REPUBLIC
V.
DISTRICT COURT MADINA HIS WORSHIP RICHARD DELALI ANKU

(2018) JELR 107905 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: GJ/498/2017 ·  11 Jun 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO

DECISION 

APPLICATION ON NOTICE FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW 

i. Introduction/Overview: 

[1] This is an application brought under Order 55 Rules 2 and 7 of the High Court (Civil  Procedure), 2004 (CI 47) invoking the supervisory jurisdiction of this court for judicial review in the nature of Certiorari to quash the judgment of the District Court, Madina delivered on March  20, 2017. 

[2] By Order 55 Rule 1 of CI 47 an application for: 

(a) An order in the nature of Mandamus, Prohibition, Certiorari or Quo Warranto; or (b) An injunction restraining a person from acting in any public office in which the person  is not entitled to act; or 

(c) Any other injunction shall be made by way of an application for judicial review to the  High Court. 

[3] The Supreme Court per Adinyira JSC succinctly stated the law that it is a basic principle  of common law that Certiorari and Prohibition would be automatically granted to quash a judgment  and to prevent a biased judge from hearing a suit upon satisfactory p…

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