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GEOFFREY CHRISTOPHER BADU-ANUM V. MRS. HENRIETTA BADU-ANUM

(1999) JELR 68245 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO. 5/97  •  14 Jul 1999  •  Ghana

Coram
HAYFRON-BENJAMIN J.S.C., AMPIAH J.S.C., ADJABENG J.S.C., ATUGUBA J.S.C., AKUFFO J.S.C.

Judgement

JUDGMENT

C. HAYFRON-BENJAMIN, J.S.C.

In this appeal the Respondent shall be known as the Plaintiff and the Appellant, the Defendant. In the appeal before us the Defendant attacks the judgment of the Court of Appeal as rendered by the majority of their Lordships, invites us to uphold the opinion of the minority and prays for "the reversal of the Appeal Court decision and the construction of the Deed to reflect a rectification in accordance with clause 3 thereof with costs in favour of Defendant/Appellant.”

The Plaintiff commenced these proceedings by an Originating Summons wherein he claimed

“to be (b) interested as a party thereto in the time construction of a document dated 29th July, 1993 entitled “Deed of Gift” for the determination of the following question: (c) whether or not a certain document entitled “Deed of Gift” dated the 29th July, 1993 and executed by Plaintiff and Defendant confers any title or interest whatsoever on Defendant or on any of her five children by Plaintiff to o…

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