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THE REPUBLIC v. GHANA NATIONAL GAS COMPANY LTD & 2 Ors,EX PARTE: NANA ANOCHIE IV & 2 Ors.

(2018) JELR 107395 (HC)

High Court  •  HRC/0008/2018  •  7 May 2018  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

Judgement

RULING

On 29th January 2018, the Applicant originated the instant suit before me praying for an order of this Court upon the Respondents to pay them the requisite compensation, relying on their application to the Respondents as well as their claim of ownership of lands situate in the Nzema Area which had been compulsorily acquired for the Ghana Gas Project at Atuabo.

The application of 29th January, 2018 suffered an amendment with the Applicants filing the said amendment on 12th October, 2018. It is the amended motion supported by an affidavit which I am seized to look at.

The Respondents have opposed the application having filed an affidavit to that effect. However, before the suit could take its first tortious steps towards determination, the 3rd Respondents filed a notice of preliminary objection to the suit on 29th October, 2018, on the following grounds:

a. That the Constitutional provisions under which the application is made are inapplicable in so far as title to the dispu…

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