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P. S. INTERNATIONAL LIMITED & ORS. V. GODKA GROUP OF COMPANIES

(2002) JELR 68292 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  CA NO. 12/2000  •  24 Jul 2002  •  Ghana

Coram
MRS BAMFORD-ADDO J.S.C. (PRESIDING),KPEGAH J.S.C,ADJABENG J.S.C.,ATUGUBA J.S.C,AFREH J.S.C.

Judgement

JUDGMENT

AFREH, J.S.C.

This is an Appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal dated 15th April, 1999 dismissing the Appellant’s appeal against the decision of the High Court dated 17th May, 1995.

The appellant relied on and argued eight grounds of appeal. But they can reduced to three main grounds:

(i) That the judgments of the High Court and the Court of Appeal were null and void because they were delivered after the statutory periods within which they should have been given.

(ii) That the Court of Appeal erred in treating as evidence two invoices attached to the statement of claim.

(iii) That the Court of Appeal erred in holding that lawyer Archampong had capacity to institute proceedings on behalf of the plaintiffs as plaintiffs’ attorney.

The claim of the plaintiff (plaintiffs) was for

(a) The sum of USD 50,733.90 being balance of debt due and owing by the defendants to the plaintiff in respect of two separate merchantile transactions.

(b) Interest on the said amount at commercial o…

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