ROYAL ANKOBRA GOLDFIELDS LTD.
V.
JAMES ANDERSON & OR.

(2003) JELR 63508 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO.: 28/2002 ·  3 Jul 2003 ·  Ghana
CORAM
FARKYE JA (PRESIDING), ANSAH JA, ASARE-KORANG JA
Core Terms Beta
jurisdiction
plaintiff
court
2nd defendants
law
order
summary judgment
defendants
rule
trial judge
5th defendants
statement of claim
trial court
grounds
high court
inferior court
interim order
quantity of gold
record of proceedings
3rd defendant company
alternative claim
bank account of the 1st defendant
circuit court
civil matters
contracts act
court of appeal rules
credit of the 1st defendant
credit of the first defendant
curious procedure
default judgment
determination of this action
edusei j.
exercise of jurisdiction
first defendant-appellant
general ground
ground of appeal
jurisdictional objection
jurisdiction of a court
jurisdiction of the court
leave of court
leave of the court
leave of the court urge
order of default judgment
original jurisdiction
rules of court
satisfaction of the balance of the purchase price
specific performance of an agreement
substantive issues of fact
support of any ground of objection
value of the gold

ANSAH, JA:

The plaintiff in the court below sued for the specific performance of an agreement for the sale of goods sold and delivered which transaction the defendants failed to honor. He also sought an order authorizing the 3rd , 4th, and 5th defendants to release or pay the plaintiff any checks or monies standing in the name or credit of the first defendant with the Social Security Bank Limited, Ring Road Central Branch, Accra, in satisfaction of the balance of the purchase price of the goods sold by the plaintiff to the 1st and 2nd defendants. The plaintiff next sought an interim order to freeze the bank account of the 1st defendant with the said bank, prevent any transfer, payment or withdrawal by the defendants of any check or monies deposited with or standing to the credit of the 1st defendant, pending the determination of this action. There was an alternative claim for the return of all the quantity of gold the plaintiff sold to the 1st and 2nd defendants that the defendants fai…

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