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REV. HANSON METTLE & Anor. v. TRESPASSERS OCCUPIER & Anor.

(2019) JELR 107291 (HC)

High Court  •  LD/1096/2018  •  5 Feb 2019  •  Ghana

Coram
NICHOLAS M. C. ABODAKPI

Judgement

I have heard Counsel on his motion made ex parte for judgment in default of appearance. He stated Defendants/Respondents have failed to file an appearance even though they have been served with the writ.

BY COURT: INTERLOCUTORY JUDGMENT

1. I have examined the writ and the endorsements on it. There is the claim for title, recovery of possession, order for demotion and general damages for trespass.

The writ has been served by way of substituted service. The order of substituted service was granted by this Court, and it has been carried out as shown by the affidavit of posting. The posting was done on 29/11/2018. Since then, the period limited by the rules of Court for a defendant who has been duly served has lapsed. I am satisfied that Defendants have been served, and they have failed or neglected to file a Notice of Appearance.

2. Accordingly, I enter interlocutory judgment in favour of Plaintiff for Relief 1- declaration of title, Relief ‘C’ an Order for demolition, Relief…

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