REPUBLIC
V.
THE PRESIDENT, BUEM TRADITIONAL COUNCIL, EX PARTE ISUKU II

(1987) JELR 69874 (HC)    
High Court  ·  20 Jan 1987 ·  Ghana
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[1991] 1 GLR 455
CORAM
FARKYE J.
Core Terms Beta
applicant
section
judicial committee
october
traditional council
members of the judicial committee
order of certiorari
application
appointment of the members of the judicial committee
body
judicial committee of the buem traditional council
suit no.1
administrative matter
akuapim traditional council
buem traditional council
ex parte nyarko iii
judgment of the judicial committee of the buem traditional council
members
members of a judicial committee
administrative action
atkin l.j
buem traditional area
candid opinion
case of the applicant
chief of akpafu-todzi
chieftaincy act
de smith’s judicial review
electricity commissioners
ex
ex parte nana obeng akrofi
farkye j.
final analysis
important point
individual person
judgment of the judicial committee
judicial committee members
learned counsel
legal authority
meeting of the traditional council
nana oyete akuamoah ii
office of igra-kpakpa akpafu-todzi
only statutory tribunal
paramount chief of akpafu traditional area
parte judgment
purported appointment of the judicial committee
question of validity of the appointment
said jurisdiction
short statement of facts
traditional councils regulations
valid judicial committee

FARKYE J.: Having obtained leave on 14 October 1986 to apply for an order of certiorari to quash the judgment of the judicial committee of the Buem Traditional Council dated 2 September 1986 in suit No.1/86, the applicant commenced these proceedings by motion on notice against the judicial committee of the Buem Traditional Council on 20 October 1986.

The short statement of facts which led to this application is that on or about 6 May 1986, Nana Oyete Akuamoah II, paramount chief of Akpafu Traditional Area, the respondent in this suit; and Nana Agyagbo, chief of Akpafu-Todzi initiated action against the applicant herein and eleven others before the judicial committee of the Buem Traditional Council at Buem. The judicial committee gave judgment against the applicant and the eleven others and the applicant applied to this court for an order of certiorari to quash the proceedings and judgment of the judicial committee dated 2 September 1986 in suit No. 1/86 because the purported judicial c…

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