SIMON NELSON KWASI TETTE
V.
GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

(2017) JELR 69633 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.BC/46/2012 ·  5 Jun 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendant
decision
letter
office of the president
public services commission
administrative justice
internal revenue service
public service
human rights
mr. tette
chief inspector of taxes
present action
executive arm of government
months’ salary
court’s opinion
plaintiff’s testimony
witness statement
21st september
case of the plaintiff
court finds
court holds
court of appeal case of domfe v
determination of the court
different positions
earlier decision
employee of the internal revenue service of ghana
erstwhile internal revenue service
exhibits b
facts of this action
following issues
following reliefs
government of the provisional national defence council
honourable court
issue of statute of limitation
letter of the public services commission
mr. simon nelson kwasi tette
order of compensation
payments of the benefits
plaintiff end of service benefits
plaintiff justice
plaintiff's case
record shows
reviewed ruling
state agency
support of his case
supreme law of the republic
tax payers

JUDGMENT

i. Introduction:

[1] The facts of this action traces its roots from a decision made by a state agency during the government of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) era and thus older than the Supreme Law of the Republic; the 1992 Constitution. Indeed, a constitutionally mandated body under the 1992 Constitution, being the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has had its say on the matter but to the Plaintiff justice has not been manifestly done. Since 1986 when his employment with the erstwhile Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (for which he started working in 1960) was terminated, he has not relented in pursuing justice through the executive arm of government for what he perceives to be a wrong done to him.

ii. Background Facts

[2] On August 2, 1960, Mr. Simon Nelson Kwasi Tette began employment with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). After working for many years and holding different positions he was dismissed by the Management of IRS for “Gro…

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