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GEORGE SACKEY v. THE DIRECTOR GHANA PORTS AND HARBOURS AUTHORITY

(2016) JELR 107265 (HC)

High Court  •  HR/0069/2016  •  7 Jul 2016  •  Ghana

Coram
ANTHONY K. YEBOAH

Judgement

RULING

By the order of the High Court (Human Rights Division 1), Accra presided over by His Lordship (Sir) Justice Dennis Agyei, J.A., three imported vehicles belonging to the Applicant, George Sackey were to be released to the Applicant by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority subject to the payment of all duties and taxes.

The attempt by the Applicant to have the Commissioner of the Customs Division comply with this order of the Court has provoked the present dispute. The Applicant contends that the amount of demurrage being demanded by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (the Respondent herein) is not entirely legally justifiable, but the Respondent disagrees. Accordingly, the Applicant has sued the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority as the Respondent in this Court for “an order directed at the Respondents [sic] to waive that part of the Demurrage that has been assessed as due and owed by the Applicant to the Respondent company [sic] due to no fault of his…”

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