It is provided under Rule 20 of the Court of Appeal Rules, 1997 (C.I.19) (as amended by C.I.21 and C.I.25) as follows;
20. Written submission
(1) An appellant shall within 21 days of being notified in Form 6 set out in Part I of the Schedule that the record is ready, or within such time as the Court may upon terms direct, file with the Registrar a written submission of his case based on the grounds of appeal set out in the notice of appeal and such other grounds of appeal as he may file.
(2) Where the appellant does not file the statement of his case in accordance with subrule (1), the Registrar shall certify the failure to the Court by a certificate as in Form 11A in Part I of the Schedule and the Court may upon that order the appeal to be struck out.
The defendant/appellant/applicant/respondent (the defendant) filed an appeal in the Court of Appeal against a decision of the High Court dated 21st October, 2014. When the record of the appeal was ready he was served with…