1962

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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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    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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    ACHIASE STOOL v. APPIAH AND OTHERS

  • Year:1962
  • Customary law-Arbitration-Compromise-Binding effect of compromise arrived at after negotiated settlement and accepted by parties.Customary law-Stool-Debts-Stool incurred debt in litigation over...
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    ADDAI v. BOAKYE II

  • Year:1962
  • Fatal accidents-Claim for benefit of estate-Not maintainable-Actio personalis moritur cum persona.Fatal accidents-Damages-Defence of estoppel-Arbitration at which head of family agreed...
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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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    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. 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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    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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    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....
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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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    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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    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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    ANANE v. FRIMPONG

  • Year:1962
  • Administration of intestate estates-Entitlement to letters of administration- Principles on which rival applications considered....
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    ACKUN AND ANOTHER v. YANNEY

  • Year:1962
  • Customary law-Essential ingredients of a valid gift.Estoppel-Estoppel per rem judicatam-Whether judgment proved to be perverse but valid and subsisting can...
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    AFRIYIE v. DOTWAAH AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1962
  • Family Property-Land-Whether defendant in possession as caretaker or as successor.Land law-Defendant in adverse possession-Whether liable to account.Practice-Whether plaintiff entitled to...
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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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    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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    BADU v. BI

  • Year:1962
  • Land law-Proof of title-Whether sufficient cause to interfere with decision of trial court....
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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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    ADDAE KWASI AND OTHERS v. ADEKU

  • Year:1962
  • Local courts-Jurisdiction in land cases-Defendant counterclaims and states value of land as G3,000-Counterclaim struck out for want of jurisdiction-Defendant contests...
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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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    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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    BARNES v. AMEEN SANGARI & CO

  • Year:1962
  • Hire purchase-Wrongful seizure-Vehicle taken by sheriff in execution of judgment-Owner recovers from sheriff and refuses to return to hirer-Hire-purchase Act,...
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    KOTEY v. ODOI

  • Year:1962
  • Customary law-Stool land-Right of stool subject to alienate stool land in his possession without consent of stool....
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    ABENA MANU v. KAKRABA AND ANOTHER

  • Year:1962
  • Master and Servant-Negligence of servant-Scope of employment.Negligence-Servant pleads guilty to negligently causing harm-Whether admission of negligence against master.Fatal accidents-Death of...
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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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    KOTEY v. ASARE

  • Year:1962
  • Land law-James Town stool lands-Title of the sub-stools.Customary law-Effect of conveyance of family land without consent of principal members of...
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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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    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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    BRIMAH AND COBSOLD v. ASANA

  • Year:1962
  • Islamic law-Conditions precedent to application of Islamic law to distribution of estate of a deceased Moslem-Marriage of Mohammedans Ordinance, Cap....
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    ETHELBURGA (W.A.) LTD. v. LUTTERODT

  • Year:1962
  • Company law-Plaintiff-company purchased shares in second company-Non-shareholder director in plaintiff-company given majority of shares in second company-Whether shares held in...
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    KORLEY v. BRUCE

  • Year:1962
  • Land-Application to set aside order for recovery of possession made in Land Court-"Hardship and justice"-Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) Act,...
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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...