This is an application for stay of proceedings in respect of the instant contempt application pending before this court.
On 31st May, 2019 during the hearing of the contempt application, counsel for the respondents, Archie Danso Esq. raised a preliminary legal objection against the propriety of the contempt application. After hearing both counsel the court overruled the preliminary legal objection on that ground that “Counsel's submissions are with all intents and purposes, a defence to the substantive allegation and that does not in any shape or form pass the test of a preliminary legal argument that can bring the application to a halt.”
Aggrieved by the decision of the court, the Respondents/Applicants (hereinafter called Respondents) have appealed against the decision of the court per a Notice of Appeal filed on 12/06/2019. On the same day the Respondents filed a Motion on Notice for stay of proceedings pending the determination of the appeal.
The main ground of the appli…