STEPHEN KWABENA OPUNI
V.
FORTUNE ALIMI

(2018) JELR 107916 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: GJ/554/2018 ·  12 Dec 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
counsel
defendants
order
pleadings
paragraphs
better particulars
parties
request
instant application
joint statement of defence
paragraph
statement of claim
above averments
accompanying affidavit
advent of pre-trial checklist
amended statement of claim
applicant’s counsel
basis of each party
case management
circuit court
circumstances of this case
court mr. aaron mensah
defendants’ appearance
defendants’ counsel
defendants’ counsel nana obiri boahene
documentary evidence
first join issues
further evidence
further reply
issue
leave of the court
legal procedure
named defendants
order of this honourable court
paragraph reply
party answers
plaintiff’s name
record shows
said statements
standard of pleadings
such material facts
time of the trial
view of the broad nature of the averments

RULING

MOTION ON NOTICE FOR ORDER FOR FURTHER and BETTER  PARTICULARS Order 11 Rule 12 

i. Background: 

[1] The issue for my consideration is in a narrow compass. On April 10, 2018 the Plaintiff  issued a Writ of Summons accompanied by a Statement of Claim against the named defendants  for certain judicial reliefs endorsed thereon. The Plaintiff the day after filed an Amended Statement  of Claim and served same on the Defendants. The Defendants entered appearance under protest  by filing a Notice of Conditional Appearance on April 19, 2018 through Nana Obiri Boahen of  ‘Enso Nyame Ye Chambers. The Defendants’ appearance later became unconditional and  therefore on May 16, 2018 a joint Statement of Defence was filed by their Counsel.

[2] The record shows on May 22, 2018 Counsel for the Plaintiff wrote a letter to the  Defendants’ Counsel Nana Obiri Boahene. The letter is titled “Request for further and better  particulars (Order 11 Rule 12 of C.I. 47)”. It is to be noted that the Defenda…

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