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EKU ALIAS CONDUA III V. ACQUAAH

(1961) JELR 68375 (HC)

High Court  •  29 May 1961  •  Ghana

Coram
CHARLES J.

Judgement

CHARLES J.

This is an application by way of motion in which the plaintiff applicant applies for enlargement of time in which to apply for an order of certiorari and for leave to apply for an order of certiorari to quash:

(a) the proceedings and judgment of the Shama State Council dated the 19th April, 1958, and the 13th May, 1958 in a suit intituled “Kwesi Eku alias Chief Condua III Plaintiff versus Kojo Acquaah Defendant,” and

(b) The decision of the Appeal Commissioner dated the 3rd of March, 1961 and/or for any further or other orders as to the Court may seem just.

The relevant grounds canvassed in support of the application for extension of time as contained in the affidavit of the applicant are as follows:

“(5) That I brought an action in the High Court at Sekondi for the determination of the dispute aforesaid, but my action was struck out by Mr. Justice Acolatse on the ground that the matter was one for the Shama State Council to determine, and that therefore the High Court had no ju…

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