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REPUBLIC
V.
GIHOC; EX PARTE AMARTEY KWEI AND OTHERS

(1980) JELR 63562 (HC)    

High Court  ·  13 Jun 1980 ·  Ghana
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[1982-83] GLR 510
CORAM
CECILIA KORANTENG-ADDOW J.

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applicants
order of certiorari
administrative law
attorney-general
breach of contract
mr. tsatsu tsikata
first defendant-corporation
first respondent
specific performance
facts of the case
high court
legal authority
lock-out
minister of industries
natural justice
appropriate remedy
basis of the purported orders of the government
chairman of the gihoc workers union council
controlling jurisdiction of the high court of justice
deputy managing director
director of the first respondent-corporation
dissenting judgment
executive action
executive of the workers council
first applicant
following words
government directives
grounds of the application
house of lords
inferior courts
issue of the daily graphic
koranteng-addow j.
local newspapers
lord reid
members of the workers trade unions
national radio
nature of the remedy
ordinary case of master
parte application
powers of the management of the first respondent-corporation
principles of the prerogative order of certiorari
private civil remedy
purported dismissal
record of the proceedings
republic v
second applicant
state proceedings act
statutory corporation
support of the motion
third relief

KORANTENG-ADDOW J.

This is an ex parte application for leave to issue an order of certiorari to quash the purported dismissal by the government of all unionised employees of the Ghana Industrial Holding Corporation (GIHOC). The applicants are also asking leave to apply for an injunction to restrain the government from assuming the duties of the management of Ghana Industrial Holding Corporation, and lastly, an injunction to restrain GIHOC from taking any steps on the basis of the purported orders of the government.

The first applicant is the chairman of the GIHOC Workers Union Council, the second applicant is the secretary of the same council and the third applicant is the treasurer. They bring this application for themselves and on behalf of all other members of the Workers Trade Unions of all the divisions of the GIHOC. The first respondent is a statutory corporation created by the Ghana Industrial Holding Corporation Decree, 1967 (NLCD 207), as amended by the Ghana Industrial Holdin…

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