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Akosua Otwiwa & Anor. V. Adjoa Kwaseko (1937) LJR-WACA

Akosua Otwiwa & Anor. V. Adjoa Kwaseko (1937)

LawGlobal Hub Judgment Report – West African Court of Appeal

Claim; damages for trespass.

Facts

The plaintiffs sued before the Tribunal of Krontihene, and judgment went to the defendant. They appealed to the Tribunal of the Paramount Chief and the Court was differently constituted on the various occasions it met. It dismissed the appeal and the plaintiffs appealed to the Provincial Commissioner’s Court, Eastern Province, which also dismissed the appeal. The plaintiffs appealed therefrom to the Court.

Held

The constitution of the Court of the Paramount Chief having varied as aforesaid, the proceedings before it were a nullity, and it is now ordered to rehear the Appeal from the lower Court.

See also  Central Province Farmers Group, Ltd. & Anor V. Bank of British West Africa, Ltd. & Anor (1938) LJR-WACA

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