JOYCE BAMFORD ADDO, J.S.C.:
A destoolment case was brought against the Defendant/Appellant herein by the Plaintiffs/Respondent at the Judicial Committee of the Akyem Kotoku Traditional Council. The Plaintiffs won the case and the said Tribunal granted all the reliefs sought by them.
The Defendant dissatisfied with the said decision appealed to the Judicial Committee of the Regional House of Chiefs. At the settlement of the Record of Appeal before the Senior Traditional Council Registrar, he imposed under Rules 19 and 20 of the Chieftaincy (National and Regional House of Chiefs) Procedure Rules 1972 (C.I. 27) the following conditions
"(a) Appellant to deposit ¢450.000.00 into the court to cover the cost of preparation and transmission of the record of appeal to the Regional House of Chiefs.
(b) Appellant to enter into bond in the sum of ¢400,000.00 with two sureties to be justified to cover any costs that may be awarded by the Judicial Committee of the Regional House of Chiefs in …