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Ngei v. Official Receiver

(1982) JELR 98454 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeals Nos 51 of 1981 & 3 of 1982 (consolidated)  •  16 Feb 1982  •  Kenya

Coram
Eric John Ewen Law, Alfred Henry Simpson, Kenneth D Potter

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI

(CORAM: SIMPSON AG CJ, LAW and POTTER JJ A)

CIVIL APPEALS NOS 51 OF 1981 and 3 OF 1982

(CONSOLIDATED)

PAUL JOSEPH NGEI........................APPELLANT

VERSUS

OFFICIAL RECEIVER..........................RESPONDENT

JUDGMENT

(Appeals from the Orders of the High Court at Nairobi Hancox J, dated 10th July 1981 and 4th December 1981 in Bankruptcy Cause No 3 of 1980)

February 16, 1982, the following Judgments were delivered.

Law JA: These two appeals were argued consecutively, without interruption. They concern the same parties, and the subject matter in both appeals is closely related, so that with the concurrence of the advocates for both parties they can be dealt with in a single judgment. I shall refer to No 51 of 1981 as “the first appeal” and to No 3 of 1982 as “the second appeal”. The appellant in both appeals is Paul Joseph Ngei, to whom I shall refer as “Mr Ngei”, and the respondent in both appeals is the Official Receiver, to whom I refer as such. References…

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