(2004) JELR 69717 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  SUIT NO.: H1/92/2004. ·  26 Mar 2004 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
declaration of title
statement of claim
writ of summons
additional grounds of appeal
corroborative evidence
family of quarshie
record of proceedings
adverse claim
original grounds of appeal
said land
trial court
witness box
20th day of october
amended writ of summons
approximate area
authorised representative of the said family
bona fide owners of land measuring
datacenta ltd. of an averment
datacenta ltd. of an averment
decision of the circuit court
documentary evidence
established principle
following reliefs
heavy burden of proof
heavy burden of proof
judgment of the circuit court accra
judgment of the trial court
land law
mr. samuel odoi quarshie
nature of evidence
original grounds appeal
parcel of land
perpetual injunction
plaintiff claim
plaintiff fail
plaintiff fails
possession rights of the plaintiff
possible means
requisite capacity
said order
said order
strength of his own case
strength of his own case
subject matter
subject matter
supreme court
twin brothers erasmus akuetteh quarshie
written submission of the defendant


This is an appeal from the judgment of the Circuit Court Accra dated 20th day of October, 2000. By a writ of Summons filed on the 3rd March, 1999 the Plaintiff/Respondent (who, will hence forth known as the plaintiff) sued for himself and the family of Quarshie and claimed against the defendant/appellant (who will hereinafter referred to as the defendant) the following reliefs:

(a) A declaration of title to all that piece or parcel of land lying and situate at La, near Degaulle Park measuring an approximate area of 0.21 acres.

(b) Declaration that the Plaintiffs are the bona fide owners of land measuring and covering an approximate of 0.21 acres.

(c) Perpetual Injunction restraining the defendant, assigns and privies from having any thing to do with the said land or interfering with the ownership and possession rights of the Plaintiff and his family over the said land.

(d) Replacement of 600 pieces of block or its equivalent in cedis."

It is necessary at this sta…

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