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DORMENYOR V. JOHNSON MOTORS LTD.

(1989) JELR 68059 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  27 Jan 1989  •  Ghana

Coram
AMPIAH J.A.

Judgement

AMPIAH J.A.

By his writ of summons, the plaintiff claims against the defendants jointly and severally general and special damages for:

“(a) breach of contract to repair the plaintiff’s motor car Peugeot 504 Estate No. GX 5709;
(b) Wrongful detention of the plaintiff’s motor vehicle Peugeot 504 Estate No. GX 5709; and
(c) An order for delivery up by the defendants to the plaintiff of the said vehicle.”

The defendants denied the plaintiff’s claim and counterclaimed for

“... the sum of ¢4,500 as storage charges from July 1980 to February 1981, and ¢150 per day from March 1981 to the date of judgment.”

The plaintiff is a business executive and managing director of B-Jones Enterprises Ltd. The first defendant is a limited liability company and carries on business of motor repairs, among other. The second defendant is the managing director of the first defendant company.

Some time in June 1980 the plaintiff sent his vehicle No. GX 5709 to the defendant- company for repairs. The defendant-company r…

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