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COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE V. GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK

(2001) JELR 66115 (HC)

High Court  •  22 Nov 2001  •  Ghana

Coram
ANSAH JA

Judgement

JUDGEMENT

ANSAH JA.

The complaint put before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (hereinafter referred to as CHRAJ) was that the complainant had been wrongfully dismissed from his employment. He therefore petitioned CHRAJ for the following reliefs:

“(1) The complainant should be paid his end of service benefits.
(2) The complainant should be paid his salary at current levels, in addition to two years’ salary as damages for wrongful dismissal.”

CHRAJ, in exercise of its constitutional duties heard the complaint by taking evidence from both sides after which it published its decision in the following terms, namely:

“In the light of all the circumstances the commission upholds its earlier decision that the petitioner cannot be faulted for the total loss that the respondents suffered. Having held that the petitioner is not liable, the commission is of the view that the petitioner is entitled to his end of service benefits including his salary at current levels and damages…

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