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JOSEPH KOTEY V. PETER KOFI KOLETEY

(2000) JELR 68052 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  8 Nov 2000  •  Ghana

Coram
Mrs. J. Bamford-Addo J.S.C,Kpegah J.S.C,Adjabeng J.S.C,Acquah J.S.C.,Atuguba J.S.C

Judgement

RULING

MRS. J. BAMFORD-ADDO, J.S.C.:

This is a motion for special leave to a Appeal to the Supreme Court under Article 131(2) of the 1992 Constitution.

The Appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court can be found in Article 131 clauses (1) and 2 thereof which provides as follows:

"Article 131.(1) An appeal shall be from a Judgment of the Court of Appeal to the supreme Court—

(a) as of right in a civil or criminal cause or matter, in respect of which an appeal has been brought to the Court of Appeal from a judgment of the High Court or a Regional Tribunal in the exercise of its original jurisdiction; or

(b) with leave of the Court of Appeal, in any other cause or matter, where the case was commenced in a Court lower than the High Court or a Regional Tribunal and where the Court of Appeal is satisfied that the case involves a substantial question of law or is in the public interest.

(2) Notwithstanding clause (1) of this Article the Supreme Court may entertain an application for special leave …

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