Appeal

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    ALAGBADE v. AKYEAMPONG

  • Year:1959
  • Money-Lenders Ordinance, secs. 12(1), 13, 26(1)-Loans Recovery Ordinance, sec. 3(1)-Excessive interest-Failure to supply borrower with copy of memorandum-False statement of...
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    AMPOFO v. POKU

  • Year:1959
  • Order 60, Rule 21(2)-Proper form of Order Declaratory only-No power to grant Letters of Administration....
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    ANANE v. MENSAH

  • Year:1959
  • Native custom-Forest land adjacent to farm-Custom of the Nkawie Stool-Opinion of superior native court on native custom prevails over that...
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    APAU II v. DWUMAA III

  • Year:1959
  • Boundary, Land, Tribute and Fishery Disputes (Executive Decisions Validation) Ordinance-Validated judgment's omission to prescribe which of the parties should erect...
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    ASUMAH v. KHAIR

  • Year:1959
  • Marriage-Methods of marrying in customary law-Unmarried girl's pregnancy-Marriage to putative father-Husband's choice of remedies for adultery-Marriage to co-adulterer-Formal break-up of...
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    BOSUMPIM v. BUACHIE

  • Year:1959
  • Order 60, Rule 21(2)-Proper form of Order declaratory only-No power to grant Letters of Administration-Successful party may not desire them....
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    COLEMAN v. SHANG

  • Year:1959
  • Joinder-Lateness of joinder-Non-service of newly-Joined defendant.Intestacy-Limited effects of Marriage Ordinance on person subject to customary law-In re Otoo wrongly decided-Freedom...
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    COMMISSIONER OF POLICE v. DIMBIE

  • Year:1959
  • Stealing-Personal cheques cashed by Treasurer of District Council for Chairman-Cheques not met-Knowledge by payor that cheques would be dishonoured-Evidence requisite...
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    KANNIN v. KUMAH & ORS.

  • Year:1959
  • Claim to premises-No counter-Claim by defendants-Declaratory order in favour of defendants bad-Admissibility of evidence in native court....
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    KWADJO v. TAIBIL AND ANOR

  • Year:1959
  • Stool Lands Boundary dispute-No power in Judge to stay proceedings in absence of an Order by the Governor-General-in-Council-No power to...
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    KWAMI v. QUAYNOR

  • Year:1959
  • Trespass-Authority for granting Osu Stool lands-Authority for granting Quarter Stool lands in Osu-Authority for granting unalienated "outskirt"...

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    KWAN v. NYIENI & ANOR

  • Year:1959
  • Family land-Proper person to institute suit for recovery-Three exceptions to general rule-Nullity of conveyance, mortgage or lease by head of...
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    NETTEY v. ODJIDJA & ANOR.

  • Year:1959
  • Trespass to land-Estoppel by inactivity in another's litigation-Test of culpable inactivity-Onus of proof of right to possession where ownership proved....
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    NKYI XI v. KUMAH (BEDU SUBST.)

  • Year:1959
  • Trespass-Right of possession-Effect of defence of ownership-Effect of claim for injunction-Amendment of claim in Court of Appeal-Admission of additional exhibit...
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    NYAME v. YEBOAH

  • Year:1959
  • Arbitration award-Implementation need not be by arbitrators-If parties appoint an arbitrator as to identity because of his personal knowledge, evidence...
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    R v. ADADE

  • Year:1959
  • Criminal procedure-Trial with assessors-Judge's omission to write judgment-Conviction vitiated...
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    R v. BASARE

  • Year:1959
  • Murder-Gunshot wounds-Inadequacy of hospital treatment no defence to killer unless itself criminal....
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    R v. BUSANGA

  • Year:1959
  • Muder-Inadequacy of uncorroborated evidence of unsworn and unaffirmed witness of tender years. ...
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    R v. FRAFRA

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Criminal insanity-distinction between Ghana law and English law-Schizophrenia-Insane delusion-Guilty but insane....
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    R v. OBODDAE

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Misreception of wife's evidence-Presumption as to nature of marriage in absence of evidence-Application of sec. 10(1) of...

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    R v. KWADWO MENSAH

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Defence of insanity-Expert evidence-Insanity a fact to be determined by jury-Misdirection-Evidence to be viewed as a whole....
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    R. v. ATTA

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Provocation-"an ordinary person of the community to which the accused belongs"-Considerations to be examined in judicial summing-up....
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    R. v. GRUMAH

  • Year:1959
  • Murder-"guilty but insane"-Misdirection by non-direction on temporary insanity-Deceptiveness of lucid interval....
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    R. v. JACOB K. MENSAH

  • Year:1959
  • Forgery of will-Mens rea-No criminal aiding and abetting by procurer of "forgery" where the "forger" acts in good faith....
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    R. v. KONKOMBA & ANOR.

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Provocation-Assault of accused's child to be provocative must be in the view or presence of the accused-Time for recovery of...
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    R. v. KUSASI & ORS.

  • Year:1958
  • Homicide-Killing of suspected thief resisting arrest-Unnecessary force-loss of self-control-Dissociation from killing by running away....
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    R. v. MOSHIE

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Accused runs amok-Living in a world of his own-Proper interpretation of sec. 52(2) of the Criminal Code-Guilty but insane....
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    R. v. SARPONG

  • Year:1959
  • Criminal procedure-Trial with assessors-judge's omission to write judgment-Conviction vitiated....
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    RANDOLPH v. CAPTAN & ANOTHER

  • Year:1959
  • Res judicata-Allegation that judgment pleaded was obtained by fraud-Plaintiff may so plead-Absence from pleadings of full particulars of alleged fraud...
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    REGINA v. OJOJO

  • Year:1959
  • Homicide-Confession to killing-Alternative defences of provocation and self-defence-Trial-Judge's failure to put to jury accused's defences-Judge's misdirection that the confession admitted...
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    REGINA v. ZONYRA & ORS

  • Year:1959
  • Arson of "dwelling house"-Arson of "building"-Substitution of minor for major conviction-Pre-requisites of charge of conspiracy-Mere presence not necessarily inculpatory-insufficiently analytical...
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    SACKEY v. FATTAL

  • Year:1959
  • At the hearing of the appeal, argument turned largely on conclusions properly to be drawn from the evidence, but counsel...
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    SARPONG v. YENTUMI & ANOTHER

  • Year:1959
  • Criteria as between succession case and land case-Presumption that plaintiff's capacity, if evidence thereof unchallenged by defendant, is admitted by...
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    ABOAGYE v. OPOKU

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Trespass-Farmer's right to cultivate vacant forest land adjacent to his farm-Clearing such land does not reduce it into his possession...
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    AGYARE v. DOTWA

  • Year:1960
  • Administration-Application for grant of letters of administration-Caveat-Appointment of successor-Customary law-Reference to native court-Courts Ordinance Cap. 4, s. 89....
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    AMEGBE v. TEPA

  • Year:1960
  • Defamation-Customary law-Innuendo that elected chief an imposter-Whether "a matter of a constitutional nature"-Jurisdiction of Native Court....
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    AUBIN v. EHUNAKU

  • Year:1960
  • Malicious prosecution-Essential ingredients to successful civil action-Information and instigation distinguished. ...
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    BANSON v. ABBEY

  • Year:1960
  • Practice-Appeal from High Court-Application for extension of time to execute bond for costs of appeal-Court to which application should be...
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    DZANKU v. KWADWO

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Pledge of long duration-Transaction does not change to sale-Lapse of time no bar to redemption-Pledgee's expenditure on improvements no bar...
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    EHURAN v. ATTA

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Trespass-Action effectively one of title to land-Whether long possession can establish title to land-Burden of proof in title to land...
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    GLOVER v. KORLI

  • Year:1960
  • Practice-Local courts-Appearance by defendant-Subsequent failure to appear-Whether judgment given ex parte-Native Courts Ordinance Cap. 98 s. 51-Refusal by trial court...
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    ABRAHAMS v. AKWEI

  • Year:1961
  • Estoppel-Estoppel by conduct-Grantor standing by in a previous case involving title of his grantee.Evidence-Circumstances in which proceedings in previous case...
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    KISSI v. PEPRAH

  • Year:1960
  • Customary law-Land-Farming rights-Customary reservation of reasonable portion of forest land in front of existing farm for purposes of expansion....
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    LARBI v. CATO AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1960
  • Family Law-Family property-Children under no obligation to repay costs of education-Earnings by children educated at expense of family not family...
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    LARTEI v. FIO

  • Year:1960
  • Local courts-Jurisdiction-Sale of land under customary law-Claim for specific performance-Whether local court has jurisdiction-Land-Recovery of possession-Laches....
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    PAPAFIO v. SAM

  • Year:1960
  • Local courts-Jurisdiction-Land cause-Defence relying on grant by customary law- Whether case in such circumstances properly cognizable by local court-No jurisdiction...
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    QUAGRAINE v. DAVIES

  • Year:1960
  • Practice and procedure-Application for Review-Whether taking of fresh evidence in form of a plan amounted to a rehearing-No right of...
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    REGINA v. ADAMU

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal law-Inadequacy of judgment given without reasons-Statement by accused person to police-Desirability of independent witness to statement not limited to...
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    REGINA v. AHENKORA AND BADU

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal law-Murder-Possibility of accident a matter for jury-Destruction of alibi does not absolve prosecution from duty to prove intention-Encroachment by...
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    REGINA v. DJOMOH

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal Law-Child-stealingEvidence-"Admission of having done wrong" not necessarily a confession that a crime has been committed-Lies told by a prisoner...
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    REGINA v. GRUNSHIE

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal law-Murder-Conditions precedent to reduction of murder to manslaughter in adultery cases-Misdirection of jury-Criminal Code Cap. 9 s. 251 (3)....
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    REGINA v. GYAMFI

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal Law-Murder-Distinction between murder and manslaughter-Use of depositions to discredit witness at trial-Inadmissibility of depositions at hearing of appeal-Summing-up must...
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    REGINA v. MENSAH AND OTHERS

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal law-Failure to record conviction before sentence-Circumstances in which such failure will vitiate the trial-Criminal Procedure Code, Cap. 10, ss....
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    REGINA v. OKAI

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal Law-Procedure-Judge functus officio once verdict given and sentence passed- Judicial procedure on jury's disagreement-Criminal Procedure Code Cap. 10 ss....
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    REGINA v. SARPONG

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal Law-Committal for trial-Irregularities-Committal vitiated-Trial vitiated- Criminal Procedure Code, Cap. 10, s. 176....
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    SEMUA v. FORIWAA

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Gift-Customary acceptance by donee-Observance of custom where gift for a limited period only....
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    SERWAH v. KESSE

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Declaration of title-Onus of proof-Standard of evidence-Competency of courts to entertain actions for title to land as against a stool-Customary...
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    SIAW v. SORLOR

  • Year:1960
  • Customary law-Inheritance-Apportionment of property of deceased person among members of family-Discretion of family....
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    SUMMEY v. YOHUNO AND OTHERS

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Trespass-Estoppel per rem judicatam-Requirements of valid customary will-Evidence corroborative of gift inter vivos-Defendant in trespass case cannot defeat claim of...
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    TANOR v. DAPOMAH

  • Year:1960
  • Customary law-Arbitration-Undesirability of person to whom original complaint made being appointed arbitrator-Relationship of arbitrator to one of the parties-Bias-Land-Customary law-Right...
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    THE STATE v. AMPOMAH

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal law-Murder-Conviction for manslaughter-Self-defence-Misdirection-Criminal Code Cap. 9 ss. 63, 250 and 251....
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    THE STATE v. OSEI AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1960
  • Criminal law-Evidence relating to similar transactions not charged-Admissibility-Conviction for aiding and abetting where stealing charge proved-Criminal Code Cap. 9 s....
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    WARE v. SOBOAH

  • Year:1960
  • Land-Claim for declaration of title and ownership-Dismissal of plaintiff's claim-Finding by native court of joint ownership-Incompetency of such finding....
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    ADDAI v. BONSU

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Land-Sale of usufructuary interest with knowledge and consent of overlord-Whether caretaker for and on behalf of overlord can object...
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    ADJEI III v. ADJEDU II

  • Year:1961
  • Estoppel-Res judicata-Dispute over stool land boundaries-Whether judgment not given on a question of ownership operates as estoppel in subsequent dispute...
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    AHENKORA II v. OFE

  • Year:1960
  • Constitutional law-Councils-of enquiry-and duties of committee of enquiry-of jurisdiction-State Councils (Colony and Southern Togoland) Ordinance, No. 8 of 1952, s.8....
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    AKELE v. COFIE

  • Year:1961
  • Practice and procedure-Reference by High Court of a point of customary law to local court-Proceedings in local court beyond terms...
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    AKRASHI II v. OFORI ATTA

  • Year:1961
  • Practice-Procedure by originating summons-Whether an applicant need have a cause of action-Supreme [High] Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954, Order 54A,...
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    ALIFO AND THE v. AMEDZA

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Tenancy of cocoa farms-Tenants ejected by landlord-Landlord in possession for six years-Whether ejection wrongful-Accounts....
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    ANSAH AND ANOTHER v. JOE AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1961
  • Wills-Claim by beneficiary under will-Allegation by defendants that will disregarded with acquiescence of plaintiffs-Whether will suppressed.Administration of estates-Letters of administration...
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    APPIAH v. BASIL

  • Year:1961
  • Mortgage of leasehold land-Indenture-Builder to erect buildings in return for half of land-Lease surrendered-Plot divided between original lessee and builder-Mortgage...
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    ARMAH AND OTHERS v. THE STATE

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Practice and Procedure-Trial with assessors-Powers and duties of trial judge on close of case for prosecution-Failure of justice occasioned...
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    ASSEH v. ANTO

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Land-Usufructuary interest-Whether transferable-Distinction between title simpliciter and possessory title-Gift inter vivos-Whether maxim quicquid plantatur solo solo cedit known to...
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    BEDZRA v. AGBADZE

  • Year:1961
  • Practice and procedure-Mandamus-Transfer of suit pending in native court to High Court-Judgment already delivered by different native court-Whether transfer ineffective....
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    BOATENG v. NTIM AND OTHERS

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Sale of land-Whether failure to perform guaha necessarily invalidates sale-Absence of concurrence to sale of local council-Local Government Ordinance,...
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    COLEMAN v. SHANG

  • Year:1961
  • Administration of estates-Grant of letters of administration-Issue of Ordinance marriage-Widow of marriage according to customary law-Conditions precedent to application of...
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    DADZIE AND BOATENG v. KOKOFU

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Whether transaction a sale or pledge-Duration of pledge-Duty of pledgee.Contract-Illiteracy of party to document-Value of evidence of sole witness...
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    DANAWI & SONS v. DAKO

  • Year:1961
  • Practice-Certiorari-Application made out of time-Power to enlarge time for application-Supreme [High] Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954, Order 59, r. 3...
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    DJOMOA v. AMARGYEI

  • Year:1961
  • Concessions-Outright sale of stool land evidenced by document and confirmed by paramount chief-Purchaser's title not challenged by vendor's successors-Stool vendor...
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    DUEDU v. YIBOE

  • Year:1961
  • Estoppel-Res judicata-Ownership of land-Judgement for defendant-No counterclaim for declaration of title-Subsequent action by defendant for declaration of title founded entirely...
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    FRANS v. GRANT

  • Year:1961
  • Contract-Sale of plaintiff's house by auction-Certificate of purchase to defendant-Agreement to refund G10 to plaintiff on defendant entering into possession-Whether...
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    GOLIGHTLY v. ASHRIFI

  • Year:1960
  • Customary law-Ga land tenure-Position of Korle priest-Meaning of caretaker.Estoppel-Res judicata-Whether judgment in a suit instituted in one capacity estops person...
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    GYAMBIBY v. GYAMBIBY

  • Year:1961
  • Native courts-Practice and procedure-Application to set aside judgment of native appeal court-Whether judgment ex parte-Native Courts (Colony) Ordinance, Cap. 98...
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    GYASI v. NTEM AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1961
  • Mortgages-Adopting a mortgage by conduct-Member of family wrongfully mortgages family property-Family later becomes aware of mortgage, pays part of the...
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    IDDI DAGOMBA v. THE STATE

  • Year:1961
  • HomicideProvocationWhether accused had time to cool downWhether deprived of power of self-controlCriminal Code, Cap. 9 (1951 Rev.) ss. 251.252....
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    KWAKU v. AMPOFOWAA

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Land-Declaration of title-Burden of proof. Jurisdiction of Land Court-Whether entitled to order that disputed property be divided between the...
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    MENSAH AND ANKRAH v. THE STATE

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal procedure-Trial with assessors-Failure of judge to give reasoned judgment-Duties of trial judge-Criminal Procedure Code, Cap. 10 (1951 Rev.) s.300....
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    MENSAH v. AHODJO

  • Year:1961
  • Practice-Action commenced in court with appropriate jurisdiction-Jurisdiction taken away by subsequent legislation-Saving clause in later legislation that pending causes "shall...
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    NKANSAH II v. YIADOM III

  • Year:1961
  • Estoppel-Respondent joined as defendant in 1940 action for declaration of title to land-No evidence of dispute between respondent and plaintiff-Failure...
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    NSUTA V. MENSAH & ORS

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Land-Agreement between plaintiff and family whereby plaintiff surrendered his title to disputed property-Family agreed to repay purchase [p.233] price...
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    NYAME v. YEBOAH

  • Year:1961
  • Customary law-Title to land-Alleged arbitration-Whether "arbitrator" entitled to fix arbitrary boundaries between the parties-Customary right to extend boundary of land...
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    POKU v. ADDAI

  • Year:1961
  • Practice and procedure Appeals from local courts Power of High Court to extend time in which to file notice of...
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    PREMPEH v. ADO

  • Year:1961
  • Native courts-Consolidation of cases-Whether an order to try two cases together is tantamount to consolidating them....
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    QUAGRAINE v. DAVIES

  • Year:1961
  • Practice and procedure-Whether appeal brought timeously-Ruling by judge "dismissing" review-Whether ruling constituted an order on the re-hearing-Supreme [High] Court (Civil...
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    RE: AKOTO AND 7 OTHERS

  • Year:1961
  • Habeas Corpus-Appeal against refusal-Whether formal return necessary-Whether court required to enquire into truth of grounds of detention-Allegations of malice by...
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    TAYLOR v. DAVIS

  • Year:1961
  • Accounts-Referee appointed by the Court-Whether referee exceeded terms of reference- Whether findings of referee should be accepted although no evidence...
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    THE STATE v. ADDAE

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law and procedure-Mental condition of accused in issue-Whether medical evidence should be unanimous for jury to act upon it....
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    THE STATE v. AMANKWA

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Forgery-Intent to defraud-Causing someone to falsify-Whether that person should be treated as an accomplice....
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    THE STATE v. AYI GRUNSHIE

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law and procedure-Homicide-Manslaughter-Requirements necessary for plea of provocation by assault-Criminal Code, Cap. 9 (1951 Rev.) s. 251 (1)....
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    THE STATE v. HAGAN

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Stealing-Whether general deficiency in account or specific act of stealing-Criminal Code, Cap. 9 (1951 Rev.) s. 288 (1)....
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    THE STATE v. J. A. BOATENG

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Practice and procedure-Whether question of accomplice vel non is a matter for the judge or the jury.Criminal law-Accomplices-Definition of.Criminal...
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    THE STATE v. KOFI ADABO

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Practice and procedure-Technical error in the charge-Criminal Procedure Code, 1960, (Act 30) s. 406 (1) (a)-Courts Act, 1960 (C.A....
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    THE STATE v. KWAKU BRENYAH

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Practice and procedure-Compellability of witnesses-Accused married according to customary law-Whether wife of accused competent and compellable witness-Criminal Procedure Code,...
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    THE STATE v. OHENE-KESSON AND MENSAH

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Abortion-Necessity for corroborative evidence confirming evidence by prosecutrix-Whether medical evidence affords sufficient corroboration.Criminal law and procedure-Conspiracy-Whether joinder of charge...
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    THE STATE v. TENE DAGARTI

  • Year:1961
  • Criminal law-Murder-Justification in use of force-Provocation-Intent-Objective test-Voluntarily causing grievous bodily harm resulting in death-Criminal Code, Cap. 9, (1951 Rev.), ss....
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    TSOME v. GALE AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1961
  • Evidence-Traditional evidence-Person who gives traditional evidence must be competent to give it.Practice-Inspection of locus in quo-Witness at inspection must be...
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    WUO v. KWARKU

  • Year:1961
  • Estoppel-Action for declaration of title to land-Plaintiff gave evidence for her brother's successor in title in previous litigation over same...
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    WUTA-OFEI v. DANQUAH

  • Year:1961
  • Land-Trespass-Proof of possession of vacant land-Evidence of intention to retain possession-Whether active steps in relation to the land necessary....
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    ABABIO v. GYANFI AND OTHERS

  • Year:1962
  • Customary law-Land-Dispute as to title-Whether evidence that defendants acquired land from plaintiff by conquest constitutes admission of plaintiff's prior title-Whether...
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    ABABIO v. TUTU

  • Year:1962
  • Practice and procedure-Parties-Stool occupant served with writ of summons and entered formal appearance-Whether action ceases to be before court showed...
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    ABONO v. SUNKWA

  • Year:1962
  • Native courts-Procedure-Visit by trial native court to locus in quo-Trial court satisfied that defendant unable to identify land in dispute-Whether...
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    ACOLATSE AND OTHERS v. AHIABLEAME

  • Year:1962
  • Customary law-Land-Proof of title-Findings of fact of native court affirmed on appeal-Whether those findings unimpeachable-Whether appellate court entitled to disturb...
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    AMANKWA v. AKWAWUAH AND OTHERS

  • Year:1962
  • Local Courts-Jurisdiction in land causes-Defendant raises jurisdiction and fails; contests case on merits and wins-Plaintiff raises jurisdiction on appeal -Whether...
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    AWORO v. BUOR

  • Year:1962
  • Courts-Appeals-Out of time-Appeal to High Court from judgment of Asantehene's "A2" Court dismissing application for leave to...

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    AWUME v. DONYA

  • Year:1962
  • Land law-Equitable mortgage-Mortgagee cannot exercise right of entry without order of court.Estoppel-Res judicata-Judgement which is bad in law cannot operate...
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    BADU v. BI

  • Year:1962
  • Land law-Proof of title-Whether sufficient cause to interfere with decision of trial court....
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    BANSON v. ABBEY

  • Year:1962
  • Practice and procedure-Application for extension of time to execute bond for costs of appeal-Jurisdiction of High Court-Supreme Court (Court of...
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    BARTHOLOMIEW & CO. LTD. v. ADU-GYAMFI

  • Year:1962
  • Contract-Hire-purchase-Misrepresentation-Rescission of hire-purchase agreement on ground of misrepresentation by plaintiff's manager-Unsuitability of goods for the purpose for which they were...
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    BOAFO v. GYETUA

  • Year:1962
  • Customary law-Gift of land is irrevocable.Local courts-Practice-Court should uphold claim for title even if evidence proves root other than the...
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    COMMISSIONER OF POLICE v. AMEYAW

  • Year:1962
  • Criminal law and procedure-Witness-Failure to call-On appeal re-trial ordered by circuit court-Whether circuit court had jurisdiction to order re-trial-Whether proceedings...
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    COMMISSIONER OF POLICE v. ANANE

  • Year:1962
  • Criminal law and procedure-Stealing-Dishonest appropriation-Distinction between dishonest appropriation and exercise of a claim of right-Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29), s....
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    COMMISSIONER OF POLICE v. SEM

  • Year:1962
  • Criminal law and procedure-Defilement of a female-Indecent assault-Complaint made three weeks after alleged incident-Whether complaint corroborated by involuntary confession.Criminal law...
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    COMMISSIONER OF POLICE v. DANQUAH

  • Year:1962
  • Criminal law and procedure-Defrauding by false pretences-Obtaining cash for post-dated cheque-Cheque dishonoured-False pretence that cheque would be honoured on presentation....
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    CRENTSIL v. CRENTSIL

  • Year:1982
  • Husband and wife-Maintenance or alimony order-Application for modification-Divorced wife gave birth to a child after decree absolute-Ex-husband not the father...
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    DANSOWAH v. TOM

  • Year:1962
  • Detinue-Goods detained through reliance on invalid right.Damages-Quantum-Assessment of value of fish by illiterate fishmonger.Customs-Trade-Whether head woman of Fishmongers Association entitled...
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    EBOE v. EBOE

  • Year:1962
  • Courts-Jurisdiction-Whether High Court competent to exercise jurisdiction over persons outside the territorial limits of its jurisdiction-Whether claims seeking enforcement of...
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    EGYIN v. AYE

  • Year:1962
  • Estoppel-By conduct-Standing by-Previous litigation over same land-Present plaintiff stood by or gave evidence at variance with his evidence in this...
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    KOFI ESSEL v. THE STATE

  • Year:1962
  • Criminal law-Manslaughter-Whether evidence sufficiently established reckless disregard of human life-Whether jury adequately directed....
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    KPEGLO v. SCOA MOTORS

  • Year:1962
  • Contract-Hire-purchase-Misrepresentation-Claim for rescission, return of rents paid and damages-Plaintiff used car for one year before instituting, action....