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WILLIAM QUARTEY AND TRADEX FOUNDATION V. NEIL HAMMOND & ANOTHER AND SETH QUARTEY & 2 OTHERS

(2017) JELR 68144 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  SUIT N0 H3/253/2017  •  20 Feb 2017  •  Ghana

Coram
A. M. A. DORDZIE (MRS.) JA

Judgement

Rule 9 of Court of Appeal Rules, 1997 C.I. 19 as amended sets out time limit for appeals from this court.

For an appeal against a final decision of this court the time limit is three months unless the Court extends the time; and the period allowed by statute within which extension could be granted is 3 months.

To succeed in an application for extension of time to appeal sub rules 4& 5 of rule 9 provide:

(4) “No application for extension of time in which to appeal shall be made after the expiration of three months from the expiration of the time prescribed by this rule within which an appeal may be brought.

(5) An application for extension of time must be supported by an affidavit setting out good and substantial reasons for the application and grounds of appeal which prima facie, show good cause for the extension of time to be granted.”

The decision the applicant herein is seeking to appeal against is not attached to this application but per the attached court notes, the decision was …

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