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Barimah Okyere Darko V. Adjei (John Holt) & Ors (1941) LJR-WACA

Barimah Okyere Darko V. Adjei (John Holt) & Ors (1941)

LawGlobal Hub Judgment Report – West African Court of Appeal

IN THE MATTER OF APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF
PROHIBITION TO ISSUE (CONSOLIDATED)

Avow/ under section 3 (2) of West African Court of Appeal Appeal from

Ordinance.Order by the

Divisional

Held : Section 8 (2) relates to matrimonial matters only and the ease Court. Lorenot a matrimonial matter. Appeal struck out.

E. 0. Asafu-Adjaye (with him E. P. Asafu-Adjaye) for Appellant.

K. A. Bossinan for Respondents.

The following joint judgment wise delivered :—

KINGDON,,C.J. NIGERIA, PETRIDES, C.J., GOLD COAST, GRAHAM PAUL, C.d., SIERRA LEONE.

This appeal ‘is brought under section 8 (2) of the Wset African Court of Appeal Ordinance (Cap. 5)._ We are of opinion that section .3 (2) relates only to ‘Matrimonial matters and this is Dot a Matrimonial matter. The appeal therefore does not lie, sad is struck out with costs assessed at £18. Os ed.

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