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(1966) JELR 67952 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  18 Apr 1966  •  Ghana



SIRIBOE J.S.C.: This is an appeal from the judgment of Akainyah J. (as he then was) delivered on 10 December 1962, in favour of the plaintiff-respondent (hereinafter referred to as plaintiff). The plaintiff’s claim against the defendant-appellant (hereinafter referred to as the defendant) is as follows:

“(1) An order of the court under the Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) Act, 1960 (Act 2), setting aside the order for possession made by the Land Court, Accra, (van Lare J.) dated 2 September 1955, and confirmed by the judgment of the West African Court of Appeal dated 29 November 1956, and by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council dated 24 July 1961, in favour of the defendant herein against the plaintiff herein in respect of the property described in the schedule hereunder.

(2) A consequential order declaring the plaintiff the owner of the said property.”

The schedule referred to states as follows:

“All that piece or parcel of land together with the buildings thereon situ…

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