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O. W. J. Groszmann V. John Buadu & Ors (1939) LJR-WACA

O. W. J. Groszmann V. John Buadu & Ors (1939)

LawGlobal Hub Judgment Report – West African Court of Appeal

Application for leave to appeal to Privy Council—No power to grant leave to appeal in forma pauperis—Motion for leave to appeal out of time.

Held : Application refused.

0. S. Agyeman for Mover.

H. V. A Franklin for Respondent.

The following joint judgment was delivered :—

PETRIDES C.J. GOLD COAST, BUTLER LLOYD, AG. C.J.
NIGERIA AND STROTHER-STEWART, J.

Application is out of time. In Amelia Ahulu v. John Akotev this Court held that it had no power to grant leave to appeal in forma pauperis. Even if we had power we should not be prepared to exercise it on the affidavit before us.


Application is refused.

See also  Alhaji A. Alli & Ors V. Union Trading Company Ltd. (1954) LJR-WACA

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