RICHARD KWASI KILSON & ANOR.
V.
KOJO OHENE KYEI & 2 ORS.

(2018) JELR 107420 (HC)    
High Court  ·  GJ/970/2018 ·  18 Oct 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
NICHOLAS M. C. ABODAKPI
Core Terms Beta
court
lawyer
valid t.i.n. number
accra
accra exparte teriwajah
act
action
analogous reasoning
chamber registration numbers
chamber registration numbers of the relevant year
civil appeal
construction
cost
counsel
court action
defect
duty
effect
endorsement
endorsement of solicitors
failure
fast track division
following cases
interpretation
irregularity
issue
law
leg
license
mandatory requirements
marketing ltd
national lottery authority
network computer system
objection
opinion
payment tax cost
plaintiff
power
provision
response
revenue administration act
sections of act
solicitors
standard bank
supreme court
t.i.n number
view
violations of statutes
writ of summons

BY COURT: RULING

1. The objection raised is essentially about an irregularity in the issue and endorsement on the writ of Summons. This defect being the failure to endorse a T.I.N number. And Act 915, Revenue Administration Act has been cited. The response to it, or the construction put on the law by counsel for plaintiff/respondent is inaccurate.

2. I am of the view that by analogous reasoning, the interpretation put on violations of statutes that make provision for endorsement of solicitors’ license and chamber registration numbers by the Supreme Court is applicable to this case.

In effect it is my opinion that the following cases are relevant.

1. REPUBLIC V. High Court [Fast Track Division]Accra, EXPARTE: National Lottery Authority[Ghana Lotto Operators Association Interested Parties] [2009] SCGLR.390

2. Network Computer System and Marketing Limited V. Intelsat Global Sales and Marketing Ltd [2012] 1SCGLR.218 see the dictum of ATUGUBA J.SC at 221.

3. Standard Bank offsho…

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