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Narendra Kumar Jashbai Patel v. Bank of Baroda

(2001) JELR 98598 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 80 of 2000  •  13 Jul 2001  •  Kenya

Coram
Abdulrasul Ahmed Lakha

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI

(CORAM: TUNOI, LAKHA and KEIWUA, JJ.A.)

CIVIL APPEAL NO. 80 OF 2000

BETWEEN

NARENDRA KUMAR JASHBAI PATEL ............................... APPELLANT

AND

BANK OF BARODA ........................................................... RESPONDENT

(Appeal from an Order of the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi

(Commissioner of Assize Gacheche) dated the 4th day of

November, 1999

in

H.C.C.C. NO. 234 OF 1997

RULING OF LAKHA, J.A.

The appellant was the judgment debtor in a judgment against him in the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Decision, United Kingdom . The respondent obtained judgment against him on 7 January 1997 for sterling pounds 3,536,488.55 together with a sum of sterling pounds 607,633.87 being interest thereon and costs. The bank sought to enforce the judgment in Kenya, under The Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act (CAP 43) (the Act) and obtained registration of a foreign judgment in the superior court on 19 November, 1997.

The appellant brought an …

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