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NANA KORKOR NTIM V. STEPHANIE ANSAA OPARE

(2022) JELR 110072 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  J4/64/2022  •  7 Dec 2022  •  Ghana

Coram
YEBOAH CJ (PRESIDING) PWAMANG JSC PROF. KOTEY JSC AMADU JSC PROF. MENSA-BONSU (MRS.) JSC

Judgement

KOTEY JSC:-

INTRODUCTION 

This appeal is instituted against the unanimous judgment of the Court of Appeal, Koforidua, dated the 16th of December 2020, which affirmed the decision of the High Court dated 19th Day of July 2019, striking out the suit therein as disclosing no reasonable cause of action since the action initiated by the Appellant was statute-barred. The Plaintiff /Appellant/Appellant (hereinafter the Appellant), dissatisfied with the decision of the Court of Appeal, has brought the instant Appeal to this Court. The Defendant/Respondent/ Respondent will hereinafter be referred to as the Respondent. 

BACKGROUND

The Appellant commenced an action at the High Court, Koforidua, by an amended writ of summons and amended statement of claim filed on 13/05/2016 against the Respondent for the following reliefs

  1. Declaration of title to a piece or parcel of land at Kitase-Akuapem bounded on the Southwest by Aburi – Accra motor road, on the North- West by Springfield Avenue, on the North-East…

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