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FREDERICK KOFI ASARE v. LANDS COMMISSION

(2019) JELR 107259 (HC)

High Court  •  LD/1353/2017  •  6 Nov 2019  •  Ghana

Coram
NICHOLAS M. C. ABODAKPI

Judgement

BY COURT INTERLOCUTORY JUDGMENT

1. This action, the Defendant has been served with the Writ and has filed a Notice of Appearance on 12th January, 2018.

The present motion to sign Judgment in default of defence was filed on 19th September, 2019, and served on Defendant on 20the September, 2019. And Hearing Notice has also been served on Defendant on 4th November, 2019 for the motion to be heard today. The proof of service of these processes ae on the record.

I have perused the motion paper and the deposition in support as well as the indorsement on the writ. 

The Defendant is clearly in breach of the rules of Court by neglecting to file a defence several months after having filed a Notice of Appearance. Given the nature of the reliefs indorsed, I enter Interlocutory Judgment in favour of the Plaintiff and against Defendant, on all the reliefs.

2. In that regard, I direct Plaintiff’s counsel to file Witness Statements within 14 days.

3. The Witness Statement shall be served on th…

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