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KOTEY V. KOLETEY

(2000) JELR 68241 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  8 Nov 2000  •  Ghana

Coram
BAMFORD-ADDO JSC,KPEGAH JSC,ADJABENG JSC,ACQUAH JSC,ATUGUBA JSC

Judgement

Bamford Addo JSC. This is a motion for special leave to appeal to the Supreme Court from the decision of the Court of Appeal under article 131(2) of the Constitution, 1992. The appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court can be found in article 131(2) thereof which provides as follows:

“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 le…

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