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THE REPUBLIC V. CHIEFTAINCY TRIBUNAL WESTERN REGION HOUSE OFCHIEFS (RESPONDENT/RESPONDENT) V. EX-PARTE: GEORGE KINGSLEY AMPONG (APPLICANT/APPELLANT) NANA KWADU AKYEREFO II

(2012) JELR 67946 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO: H1/10/2012  •  11 Jan 2012  •  Ghana

Coram
MARFUL-SAU JA (PRESIDING), HONYENUGA JA, BENSON J.A

Judgement

JUDGMENT

MARFUL-SAU, JA:- On the 29th October,2010 the applicant/appellant herein referred to as appellant filed a motion in the High Court, Sekondi for Judicial Review of certiorari to bring up to be quashed the ruling of the Chieftaincy Tribunal of the Western Region House of Chiefs, the respondents/respondents in this appeal who will be referred to as respondents. The said ruling by the respondent was dated the 27th October, 2010. The ruling was the outcome of a motion filed by the appellant against the interested parties in this appeal praying to set aside the default judgment of the respondent tribunal, delivered on 11th October, 2010, mainly on the ground that appellant was not served with a hearing notice to attend the tribunal.

The default judgment entered against the appellant appears at page 8 to 15 of the record of appeal. In the judgment the tribunal held as follows;-

‘’1.The Respondent George Kinsley Kwesi Ampong is hereby declared as having been customarily destooled as Oma…

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