THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES AHMADIYA MUSLIM MISSION
V.
THE REGISTERED TRUSTESS WORD MIRACLE CHURCH INTERNATIONAL & ORS.

(2011) JELR 107464 (HC)    
High Court  ·  IRL/359/10 AND FAL/62/10 ·  20 Oct 2011 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE BARBARA TETTEH-CHARWAY (MRS)
Core Terms Beta
case
contempt of court
g e
auditor-general
grounds of appeal
rules of court committee
rule
supplementary affidavit
honourable court
mr. oppong
notice of appeal
behalf of the applicants
civil procedure rules
consequential orders
judicial power
legal services
order 54a of the high court
point of law
required documents
said order
standard of proof
accompanying affidavit
accra ex parte teriwajah
acts of contempt of court
antecedents of this case
attention of a person
auditor-general’s application
case of the applicant
charge of finance
constitution states
contempt case
contempt of this honourable court
contempt proceedings
court notes of 28th february
direction of the court
further orders
honourable osafo-maafo’s contempt proceedings
lawyer act
notice of the appropriate state institutions
order of the honourable chief justice
parliament of ghana
registry of the commercial division of the high court
respective additional processes
respect of such practice
respondent raises issues of law
respondent’s refusal
respondent’s submission
return date of 4th february
said richmond aryee
way of proceedings

RULING

This is an Application brought for and on behalf of the Applicants seeking the following reliefs;

a) An affirmation that the Respondent’s refusal to file the required documents and reply to the Notice and Grounds of Appeal within the mandatorily stipulated time dictated by Rule 5(1) and (2) of Order 54A of the High Court (Civil Procedure Rules) 2004 C.I. 47 pursuant to amendment by C.I. 102 constitutes contempt of this Honourable Court.

b) An order committing the Respondent to prison; or in the alternative for the imposition of any other punishment that this Honourable Court may deem just and proper upon the grounds contained in the accompanying Affidavit in Support.

c) Consequential orders, including the setting aside of the Respondent’s said impugned decision against the Applicants.

d) And for any other or further orders that the Honourable Court will deem meet.

This Application was filed on the 20th of January, 2020 with a return date of 4th February, 2020.

The case was initially b…

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