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C.I. 16         

                                          1996

        SUPREME COURT  RULES

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

 

PART I

 

CIVIL APPEAL FORMS

 

Rule 6(1)

 

FORM I

  

.IN THE SUPREMECOURT OF GHANA

NOTICE OF CIVIL APPEAL

 

Civil Appeal No…..

Between

Appellant

and

                                                                                                          Defendant

TAKE NOTICE that the Appellant being dissatisfied with the decision (that part of the decision) more particularly stated here and contained in the judgment(order of decree) of the Court of Appeal (High Court of Justices, etc) dated the        day of               and having obtained (special leave on the       day of               , of the Supreme Court (Court of Appeal) to appeal does appeal to the Supreme Court upon the grounds set out in paragraph 3 and will at the hearing of the appeal seek the relief set out in paragraph 4.

 

2.  Part of decision of the lower Court complained of is as follows:

……………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………….

3.  The Grounds of appeal are (Give particulars of misdirection or error or law):

                                   (1) 

                                   (2)

                                   (3)

.

4. Relief sought from the Supreme Court are……………………………….

…………………………………………………………………………………

 

5.  The address for service of the appellant are:

 

6.  The Persons directly affected by the appeal are:

Name………………………………………

Address ……………………………………

……………………………………………..

Name ………………………………………

Address…………………………………….

…………………………………………… 

 

Dated this                                day of

 

                                                                                                    

Appellant or his Counsel

 

                                                To

The Registrar

The Court of Appeal

………………Division

Accra

 

And to the Respondent or his Counsel

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

(Rule 7(1)

 

CIVIL FORM 2

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

                                                            DIVISION

 

NOTICE OF MOTION FOR LEAVE TO APPEALTO

THE SUPREME COURT

 

 

Between                                                                                                 Appellant

and

                                                                                                               Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (b) of clause (1) of article 131 of the Constitution, the Court of Appeal will be moved on the     day of       at     O’clock in the forenoon or so soon thereafter as counsel can be heard on the hearing of an application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against the decision of             (Court) given on the       day of                   in the case

Entitled……………………………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………………………….

            And further take notice that the grounds of this application are

…………………………….

 

Dated this      day of

 

                                                                                                ……………………………

Applicant or his Counsel

           

To

                        The Registrar

                        The Court of Appeal

                        ………………..Division

Accra

                                    And to the Respondent or his Counsel

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

CIVIL FORM 3

(Rule 7(2)

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

                                                            DIVISION

 

APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL

 

Between                                                                                                 Appellant

and

                                                                                                               Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of clause (2) of article 131 of the Constitution, the appellant being dissatisfied with the refusal of the Court of Appeal in the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred on it by the provision of paragraph (b) of clause (1) of article 131 of the Constitution to grant leave to appeal to the Supreme Court hereby applies to the Supreme Court for leave to appeal in the cause or matter entitled

……………………………………………………………………………………

The grounds for the application are as follows

……………………………………………………………………………………

 

Dated this      day of

 

                                                                                                ……………………………

Appellant or his Counsel

           

To

                        The Registrar

                        The Supreme Court

                        Accra

                                    And to the Respondent or his Counsel

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

FORM 4

(Rule 11(1)(a)

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

                                                ………………………DIVISION

 

SUMMONS TO PARTIES BY REGISTRAR

TO SETTLE RECORD

 

 

Between                                                                                                 Appellant

and

                                                                                                               Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that all parties concerned are required to attend before me at the Court Office at             on the       day of                   at the hour of                       in the        noon to proceed with settling of the record of appeal.

 

 

Dated this      day of

 

                                                                                                ……………………………

                                                                                                            The Registrar

           

To

Applicant or his Counsel

                        Respondent or his Counsel

Any Other Parties or their Counsel

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

FORM 5

(Rule12 (1)

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL:

……………………..DIVISION

ACCRA

 

BOND FOR COSTS ON A CIVIL APPEAL

 

Know all men by these presents, that we

of

and                                                      of

and                                                      of

         are jointly and severally held finally bound to

of

in the sum of                         cedis to be paid to                                  his executors, administrators or assigns, for which payment is to be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us, individuals, our heirs, executors and administrators, by these presents.

 

Sealed with our seals.

            Dated this                day of                       

 

Whereas a suit is now pending before the Supreme Court in which the above-bounden                     is                 appellant                        and                                    is respondent

 

And whereas a judgment was given by the court below, on the             day of      

for                                      

and

has filed notice of Appeal from that judgment;

 

And whereas it is by law provided that the party appealing shall give security to the satisfaction of the Registrar of the court below for the due prosecution of the appeal and for the payment of any costs which may be ordered to be paid by the appellant.

 

And whereas the above-named                              

and                                          at the request of the                               have agreed to enter into this obligation for the specified purpose:

 

Now the condition of this obligation is, that if                           shall duly prosecute the appeal and if the above bounden           and           any or either of them shall pays any costs which may be ordered to be paid by the appellant this obligation shall be void, or otherwise remain in force.

 

Signed, sealed and )                                                              (L.S.)

delivered in the       )                                                              (L.S.)

presence of             )                                                              (L.S.)

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

(Rule 14(1)

 

CIVIL FORM 6

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

                                                                                       DIVISION

ACCRA

                       

 

 

Between                                                                                                 Appellant

and

                                                                                                               Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that the record in the above-named appeal has this day been sent to the Registrar of the Supreme Court

 

Dated this      day of

 

                                                                                                ………………….

Registrar

           

To

                        The Appellant or his Counsel

                        The Respondent of his Counsel

                        Any other Parties or their Counsel

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

CIVIL FORM 7

(Rule 14(2)(a)

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

                                                                                       DIVISION

ACCRA

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE OF NOTICE OF A CIVIL APPEAL

                       

 

Between                                                                                                 Appellant

and

                                                                                                               Respondent

I, the undersigned Registrar of the Court , hereby certify that notice of appeal in the case above-named case was served on the respondent on             day of                

 

Dated at                 this                                       day of

 

                                                                                                ………………….

Registrar

 

 

The Registrar

Supreme Court

Accra.

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

(Rule 14(2)(b)

 

CIVIL FORM 8

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

                                                                        ………..DIVISION

ACCRA

 

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRAR THAT CONDITIONS OF APPEAL

HAVE BEEN FULFILLED

 

Between                                                                                              Appellant

and

                                                                                                            Respondent

I hereby certify that the above-named appellant has duly and punctually complied with the conditions of appeal imposed on him in the case above-named case.

 

Dated this                                       day of

 

                                                                                    ……………………..

Registrar

 

The Registrar

Supreme Court

Accra

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

FORM 8A

Rule 15(2)

THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

CERTIFICATE AS TO NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FILING

OF APPELLANT(S)

STATEMENT OF CASE

 

 

Between                                                                                                       Appellant

and

                                                                                                                   Respondent

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………

I hereby certify that the appellant(s) in the above mentioned appeal has/have not

Complied with the requirement of rule 15(1) of C.I. 16

 

Dated at………………………the …………………..day of…………………………..

 

 

 

REGISTRAR

 

To          The Court

And to:  The Appellant of his Counsel

              The Respondent or his Counsel

 

(inserted: CI 24/99)

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

CIVIL FORM 9

 

(Rule 17(1))

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTICE BY RESPONDENT OF INTENTION TO RELY ON

PRELIMINARY OBJECTION

Civil Appeal No………..

Between                                                                                                         Appellant

and

Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that the above named respondent intends, at the hearing of this appeal, to rely on the following preliminary objection of which notice is hereby given to you, viz:

………………………………

………………………………

………………………………

 

AND TAKE NOTICE that the grounds of the objection are as follows-

(1)

(2)

(3)

(etc.)

 

Dated this      day of

………………………………..

Respondent or his Counsel

 

To the above-named Appellant or his Counsel

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

(Rule 18 (1)

FORM 10

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF APPEAL

 

Civil Appeal No………

 

Between                                                                                                         Appellant

and

Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that the above named appellant hereby withdraws his appeal against                    the respondent in the above-mentioned appeal

Dated at                     this                  day of

                                                                                                ……………………….

Appellant or his Counsel

To:

The Registrar,

Supreme Court,

Accra

And to

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

(Rule 19(1)

 

CIVIL FORM 11

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

……….DIVISION

ACCRA

 

CERTIFICATE AS TO NON-COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS

IMPOSED UPON AN APPELLANT

 

Between

                                                                                                 Appellant

and

Respondent

I hereby certify that the appellant(s) in the above-named cause has/have not complied with the requirements of these Rules with respect to the payment of a deposit for the record of appeal and for security for cost.

 

Dated at                            the                             day of

                                                            …………………….

Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

(Rule 28)

 

CIVIL FORM 12

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

CERTIFICATE OF THE ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT

Appeal No….

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

versus

Respondent

Appeal from the              of the           dated the        day of

 

This appeal came on for hearing on the                day of

before                      in the presence of                              for the appellant,                    and for the respondent.

 

I HEREBY CERTIFY that an Order was made as follows-

                        ………………………………………………

                        ………………………………………………

Given under my hand and the Seal of the Court of Appeal this        day of

……………………………………..

Justice of the Supreme Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES 1996

PART II

CRIMINAL APPEAL FORMS

(Rule 31(5)

 

FORM 13

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

NOTICE OF CRIMINAL APPEAL

Appellant

 

  Respondent

To: THE REGISTRAR OF THE COURT OF APPEAL

I/the Republic being dissatisfied with the decision (that part of the decision) more particularly stated in paragraph 2 contained in the judgment/order of the Court of Appeal dated the         day of                (and having obtained special leave/leave on the    day of                   to appeal) hereby give(s) you notice of an appeal against the decision (part of the decision) to the Supreme Court.

 

2.      The part of the decision complained of

3.      Grounds of appeal (Give particulars of misdirection

or error of law)

 

(a)     ……………………………………………………….

(b)     ……………………………………………………….

(c)      ……………………………………………………….

(d)     ……………………………………………………….

(e)     ……………………………………………………….

 

4.  PARTICULARS OF PROCEEDINGS IN COURT

BELOW, ETC.

 

Fill in these particulars.

(1)  Date of decision appealed against

            (2)  Court from whose decision appeal is made

(3)  Offence to which the decision relates (e.g. stealing, murder, forgery,

       treason, etc)

(4)  Decision of court below (conviction, acquittal, etc.)

(5)  Sentence (if any)

(6)  In case of an appeal on a question of law whether that

question of law was raised at court below.

(7)  State whether you are a prisoner and if so place of confinement, and

       if not, place of abode or other address.

(8)  If in custody state if you desire to be present on the hearing

of your appeal by the Court

 

                                                …………………………………………….

Signature/Mark/Thumbprint of Appellant or of Counsel

 

. ………………………………………….

Signature and address of Witness attesting mark, etc.

________________________________________________________.

NB: 

  (i)   Strike out words which are not applicable

 (ii)   If appealing against the whole decision state in paragraph 2 above

            “the whole decision”.

(iii)   The Court will, if you desire it, consider your case and argument if put in

writing by you or on your behalf instead of your case and argument being presented orally. If you desire to present your case and argument in writing set out as fully as you think right your case and argument in support of your appeal.

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES 1996

 (Rule 31(5)

 

FORM 14

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LEAVE OR SPECIAL

LEAVE TO APPEAL

Appellant

 

  Respondent

To THE REGISTRAR OF THE

I/the Republic being dissatisfied with the decision (that part of the decision) more particularly stated in paragraph 2 here and contained in the judgment/order of                 dated the         day of                (and having been refused leave to appeal by the Court of Appeal) on the      day of                   and wanting to appeal against the decision /part of the decision.

Hereby give(s) you notice that I/the Republic apply (applies) for (special) leave to appeal against the decision/part of the decision

 

2.  Part of the decision of court below complained of

3.  Grounds of appeal (Give particulars of misdirection or error

of law)

                       

4.  PARTICULARS OF PROCEEDINGS IN COURT BELOW,

 

Fill in these particulars.

(1)  Date of decision appealed against

                                    (2)  Court from whose decision appeal is made

(3)  Offence to which the decision relates,

(4)  Decision of court below (conviction, acquittal, etc.)

(5)  Sentence (if any)

(6)  State whether you are a prisoner and if so place of

confinement, and if not place of abode or other address.

(7)    If in custody state if you desire to be present when the Court considers your present application and/or at the final hearing of your appeal.

 

                                                            …………………………………………….

Signature or mark and thumbprint of Applicant or his Counsel

 

. ………………………………………….

Signature and address of Witness attesting mark

 

_____________________________________________________

NB

  (i)  Strike out words not applicable.

 (ii)  If appealing against the whole decision state in paragraph 2

above “the whole decision”

(iii) The Court will if you desire it, consider your case and argument

        if put in writing by you or on your behalf, instead of your case and    

        argument being presented orally.  If you desire to present your case    

        and argument in writing set out as fully as you think right your case  

        and argument in support of your appeal

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

Rule 31(5)

 

FORM 15

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME

WITHIN WHICH TO APPEAL

To: THE REGISTRAR OF THE

I/the Republic being dissatisfied with the decision/part of the decision more particularly stated in paragraph 2 contained in the judgment/order of the Court of Appeal dated the     day of                hereby give(s) you notice that I/the Republic apply (applies) to the Court for an extension of time within which I/the Republic may give NOTICE OF APPEAL (or Notice of Application for leave to appeal) on the ground as follows:

(Here set out clearly and concisely the reasons for delay in giving the notice and the grounds on which you submit that the Court should extend the time)

 

            2.  Part of decision of the Court below complained of

            3.  Particulars of proceedings in court below, etc.

                        Fill in the particulars:

(1)  Date of decision complained of

(2)  Court whose decision is complained of

(3)  Offence to which decision relates

(4)  Decision of court below (conviction, acquittal, etc.)

(5)  If in custody state place of confinement, if not in custody state place of abode or other address.

 

 

(i)  You are required to send to the Registrar of the Court completed Form 13 or 14    

together with this notice. (see rule 34).

     (ii)   Strike out words not applicable.

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1997

 

Rule 38

 

FORM 16

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTIFICATION TO APPELLANT OF A SINGLE

JUSTICE'S DECISION, ETC.

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

                                                                                                         Respondent

     I hereby give you notice that a Justice (Justices) of the Supreme Court having considered your application(s) for-

            (a)  Leave to appeal

(b)  For extension of time within which notice of appeal or of application

      for leave of appeal may be given;

(c)  Admission to bail;

(d)  Leave to withdraw/abandonment of appeal;

has (have) refused the application(s) (or has (have) granted your application(s) (as the case may be)

Dated this        day of

                                                                                      …………………

Registrar

 

To the above-named

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

Rule 39(1)

FORM 17

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTICE OF ABANDONMENT OF APPEAL

 

                                                                        Appellant

 

                                                                        Respondent

To: THE REGISTRAR OF THE SUPREME COURT

 

I/the Republic having previously served notice of appeal/application for extension of time within which to give notice of appeal/notice of application for leave to appeal to the Court against my conviction/the sentence of                  passed upon me on the said  conviction by the decision/part of the decision of the                     Court on the        day of                   hereby give(s) NOTICE that I /the Republic do(es) not intend further to prosecute the appeal, but that I/the Republic abandon(s) all further proceedings with respect to this matter as from the date of this notice.

 

Dated this            day of

                                                                        ………………………………….

Signature or mark and thumbprint

…………………………………

 

Signature and address of witness attesting mark.

_______________________________________________

Strike out words not applicable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT OF RULES, 1996

Rule 39(3)

 

FORM 18

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

NOTIFICATION OF ABANDONMENT OF APPEAL

                                                Appellant

                                                Respondent

To: (1)………………………………………………………..

 

This is to give you notice that I have this                                    day received from the above-named              a notice of abandonment of all proceedings in regard to his appeal to the Court. The notice is dated           day of

By rule 39 (1) of the Supreme Court Rules, 1996 upon the notice of abandonment being given the appeal is/be considered to have been struck out by the Court.

 

Dated this           day of

 

                                                                                    ……………………..

Registrar

____________________________________________

(1) Send copies to

:           (a)  The Attorney-General or other respondent.

            (b)  The Head of the Ministry responsible for…..

(c)  The Prison authority and

(d)  The Registrar of the court below

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

(Rule 40)

 

FORM 19

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO WITHDRAW

AN ABANDONMENT OF APPEAL

 

                                                                        Appellant

                                                                        Respondent

 

To: THE REGISTRAR, SUPREME COURT

I/the Republic having duly sent a notice that I/the Republic desire(s), to appeal to the Supreme Court and having abandoned the appeal; give you notice, that I/the Republic hereby apply (applies) to the Supreme Court for leave to withdraw the Notice of Abandonment on the following grounds:-:

(Here set out as clearly and concisely as possible the grounds for giving the notice, and the grounds on which you submit the Court should allow you to withdraw the abandonment)

2.      PARTICULARS OF PROCEEDINGS IN COURT BELOW, ETC.

Fill in these particulars:-

   (1)  State court to whose decision the appeal relates

   (2)  State decision or part complained (e.g. conviction, acquittal, sentence).

   (3)  State offence to which the decision relates (e.g. stealing, treason)

   (4)  If you are in custody state place of confinement and if not in custody state

         place of abode or other address.

Dated this             day of

 

                                    ………………………………………………………………..

Signature or mark and thumbprint of Applicant or his Counsel

 

 

………………………………………………..

Signature and address of witness attesting mark

N.B.-Form 15 must be filled up and sent with this notice to the Registrar.

 

 

 

 

COURT OF APPEAL RULES, 1997

(Rule 42(3)

FORM 21

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

RECOGNIZANCE OF APPELLANTS SURETIES

                                                                        Appellant

                                                                        Respondent

BE IT REMEMBERED THAT on this            day of                           

of

                                                                        and

of

came before me the undersigned being the

                                    and severally acknowledged themselves to owe to the Republic the sum of ’                        

and

                                    the sum of  to be made and levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements respectively, to the use of the Republic if  

now in lawful custody at                                 fail to comply with the condition endorsed.

Taken and acknowledged before me the undersigned, on the date stated above.

 

                                                                                                            …………………….

 

CONDITION

 

The condition of the written recognizance is that whereas has been convicted of

                       and is now in lawful custody as mentioned (under a sentence of                    for such offence)  has duly appealed to the Court against his conviction (and sentence), and having applied to the Court for bail, pending the determination of his appeal, has been granted bail on his entering into recognizance in the sum of                with sureties each in the sum of                 if personally appears and surrenders himself at and before the Court at the final determination abides by the judgment of the Court, and does not depart or is not absent from the Court and in the meantime does not part depart from his usual place of abode without leave of the Court, then this  recognizance shall be void, otherwise it shall be of full force and effect.

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

(Rule 42 (3)

 

FORM 20

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

RECOGNIZANCE OF BAIL OF APPELLANT

                                                                        Appellant

                                                                        Respondent

BE IT REMEMBERED THAT WHEREAS                 was convicted of                           on the                 day of                                 ,(and was thereupon and is now in lawful custody at              and has duly appealed against his conviction (and sentence) to the Court and has applied for bail pending the determination of his appeal, and has been granted bail on entering into his own recognizances in the sum of                     )                has personally come before me the undersigned, being the        and acknowledges himself to owe to the Republic the sum of ’       to be made and levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements to the use of the Republic if                            he fails in the condition endorsed.

 

Taken and acknowledged this               day of

before me.

 

……………………………………………………..

 

CONDITION

The condition of this Recognizance is that if                                  personally appears personally and surrenders himself at and before the Court at each hearing of his appeal and at the final determination abides with the judgment of the Court and does not leave or is not absent from Court at any hearing without the leave of the Court and does not depart or is absent from the Court at any hearing without the leave of the Court, and in meantime does not depart  from his usual place of abode without the leave of the Court, then this recognizance shall be void, otherwise it shall be of full force and effect.

(The following to be filled up by the appellant and signed by him)

When released on bail my residence, to which any Notices, etc. are to be addressed, will be as follows-

……………………………………………………..

Appellant Signature/Mark/Thumb-print of Appellant

 

            ………………………………………………

Signature and address of witness attesting mark etc.

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

(Rule 42 (3)

 

FORM 21

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

RECOGNIZANCE OF APPELLANT'S SURETIES

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

                                                                                                            Respondent

 

BE IT REMEMBERED THAT on this            day of

of                          and                                                           

of

.came before me the undersigned being the

and severally acknowledged themselves to owe to the 

Republic the sum of

and

the sum of                               to be made a levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements respectively, to the use of the Republic, if             

now in lawful custody at ,                              fail to comply with the conditions here endorsed.

 

Taken and acknowledged before me the undersigned, on the date stated

above

…………………………………..

CONDITION

The condition of the written recognizance is that whereas                              has been convicted of                       and is now in such lawful custody as mentioned (under a sentence of                for such offence), has duly appealed to the Court against his conviction (and sentence,) and having applied to the Court for bail, pending the determination of his appeal, has been granted bail on his entering into recognizances in the sum of ’           with sureties each in the sum of ’       if                       personally appears and surrenders himself at and before the Court and at the final determination abides by the judgment of the Court, and does not depart or is not absent from the Court and in the meantime does not depart from his usual place of abode without the leave of the Court, then this recognizance shall be void, otherwise it shall be of full force and effect.

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1997

 

(Rules 42(5)(b)

 

FORM 22

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

WARRANT FOR ARREST OF APPELLANT ON BAIL

`                                                                                                           Appellant

                                                                                                            Respondent

 

To: THE POLICE OFFICERS OF THE POLICE SERVICE

(or as the case may be),

And to the (a)  State office                                          of Prison

at

WHEREAS                                          an appellant                                                 in the Court has been released on bail, and it has now been ordered by the Court that a warrant be issued for the apprehension of

This is to command you Police Officers (or as the case may

be) to apprehend immediately

and to bring him to the (b)    State office                               of the prison and there deliver him with this warrant into the custody of                           and you                   are required to receive                 into your custody in the prison and there safely to keep him until a further order of the Court.

Dated this                 day of

                                                                                                …………………….

Presiding Justice

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

(Rule 43(1))

 

FORM 23

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTIFICATION TO APPELLANT OF RESULT OF APPLICATION

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

                                                                                                            Respondent

,

To: THE ABOVE-NAMED APPELLANT

This is to give you notice that the Court has considered the matter of your application for-

(a) leave to appeal to the Court;

(b) leave to extend the time within which you may give notice of

    Appeal or of application for leave to appeal

(c)  bail;

(d) leave to withdraw/abandonment of appeal;

and has finally determined the application and has given judgment to the following effect-

Dated this                day of

                                                                                    …………………….

Registrar

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT OF RULES, 1996

 

(Rule 43(1)

 

FORM 24

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTIFICATION TO AUTHORITIES OF

RESULT OF APPLICATION

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

                                                                                                            Respondent

 

To

…………………………………………… (1)

This is to give you notice that the appellant mentioned above has applied for-

(a) leave to appeal to the Court

(b) leave to extend the time within which he may give notice of appeal or

     of an application for leave to appeal;

(c) bail;

(d) leave to withdraw/abandonment of appeal;

the Court has this day finally determined his application(s) and has given judgment to the following effect- (Here set the decision of Court)

Dated this                  day of

 

                                                                                                            ………………..

       Registrar

__________________________________________________________

(1) Send copies addressed to-

(a) The Attorney-General or other respondent.

(b) The Chief Director, Ministry of…

(c) The Prison Authority, and

(d) The Registrar of the Court below.

 

 

 

COURT OF APPEAL RULES, 1997

 

(Rule 43(1)

 

FORM 25

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTIFICATION TO APPELLANT OF THE RESULT OF HIS APPEAL

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

                                                                                                            Respondent

 

To: THE ABOVE-NAMED APPELLANT

 

This is to give you Notice that the Court has considered the matter of your appeal and has finally determined it and has this day given judgment to the following effect-

 

Dated this                  day of

 

                                                                        ……………………….

Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES, 1996

 

FORM 26

 

(Rule 43 (1)

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTICE TO AUTHORITIES OF RESULT OFAPPEAL

 

                                                                                                            Appellant

                                                                                                            Respondent

 

This is to give you notice that the above-named having appealed against his conviction of the offence of                                 before the Court, and or the sentence of                      passed on him for the offence of                              by the                           Court, the Court has finally determined the appeal, and has this day given judgment to the following effect:

 

Dated this                  day of

 

………………….

Registrar

_____________________________________________________________

(1)  Send copies addressed to-

(a) The Attorney-General or other respondent.

(b) The Chief Director, Ministry of

(c) The Prison authority and

(d) The Registrar of the Court below.

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES 1996

 

PART III

 

FORM FOR ORIGINAL JURISDICTION

 

(Rule 41(1)

 

FORM 27

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

WRIT TO INVOKE ORIGINAL JURISDICTION

 

Between

Appellant

and

  Respondent

To

            ………………………..

            ………………………..

            ………………………..

IN THE NAME OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA you are hereby commanded within fourteen days after the service on you of the statement of the Plaintiff’s case inclusive of the day of service, that you are to file or cause to be filed for you a statement of the defendant’s case in an action at the Suit of:

                        ………………………………………..

………………………………………..

 

            The nature of the relief sought is as follows:

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

 

            The capacity in which the plaintiff is bringing the action is as follows:

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

            The address for service of the Plaintiff is as follows:

                        ………………………………………….

                        ………………………………………….

            The address for service of Counsel for the plaintiff is as follows:

                        …………………………..

                        …………………………..

                        …………………………..

                        …………………………..

            The names and addresses of persons affected by this writ are as follows:

 

1.    ………………………………..

………………………………..

………………………………..

2.    ………………………………..

………………………………..

………………………………..

3.    ………………………………..

………………………………..

………………………………..

 

Dated this         day of

                                                            …………………………………………….

Plaintiff or his Counsel

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT RULES 1996

 

PART IV

 

(Rule 53(3, 77(5)

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

FORM 28

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

 

NOTICE TO WITNESS TO ATTEND

BEFORE AN EXAMINER

 

To                                                                                            Name of witness

of

WHEREAS on good cause shown to the Court you have been ordered to be examined as a witness upon the appeal/action of the above-named, and your deposition to be taken for the use of the Court

This is to give you notice to attend at (a)                                          (a) specify place of examination)

on               before (b)                                                               (b) fill in examiner’s name

at              o'clock in the                   noon.

You are also required to have with you at the time and place any books, papers or other things under your control or in your possession in any manner relating to the appeal of which you have had notice to produce.

 

Dated the                   day of

 

 

                                                                                                ……………………..

Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

(e)     by the deletion of Form 29 in the Schedule and the insertion of the following –

(f)        

SUPREME COURT RULES 1996

 

 

FORM 29

 

Rule 61(1)

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

MOTION ON NOTICE TO INVOKE THE SUPERVISORY

JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT

 

Between

Appellant

and

  Respondent

 

TAKE NOITICE that pursuant to the provisions of article 132 of the Constitution

this Court will be moved on the             day of                                at        O’clock

in the forenoon or so soon thereafter as counsel can be heard on the hearing of an application for an order of………………                     (here state relief sought) directed to

(here state person to whom the order is to be directed)                                            in

terms of the accompanying affidavit.

 

          AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT the grounds for the application are as follows –

 

Dated this…………………day of………………………………………..

 

 

(subst: CI 24/99)

 

 

SUPREME COURT OF RULES, 1996

 

 

 

1.         JUSTICE ISAAC KOBINA ABBAN .

            Chief Justice (Chairman)

 

2.         DR. OBED YAO ASAMOAH

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice (Member)

 

3.         JUSTICE FRANCIS YAO NANSU KPEGAH

Justice of the Supreme Court (Member)

 

4.         JUSTICE JOHN DEBRA SAPONG

Justice of the Court of Appeal (Member)

 

5.         DSR FRANK ADU-POKU

Director, Legal Directorate, Ghana Police Service (Member)

-

6.         COL. ALEXANDER BEDIAKO DONKOR

Judge Advocate-General of the Ghana Armed Forces (Member)

 

7.         DANIEL RANSFORD KODI SANKAH

Editor. Council for Law Reporting (Member) 

 

8.         PETER ALA ADJETEY

Ghana Bar Association (Member)

 

9.         MRS. HANNA TETTEH-KPODAR

Ghana Bar Association (Member)

 

10.       MISS EIRENEQUAINOO

Secretary

 

Date of (Gazette Notification: 24th October. 1997

_________________________________________________________________________

GOVERNMENT PRINTER, ASSEMBLY P[RESS, ACCRA. GPC/A479/300/R/97

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FORMS  ci 16

Form 1  Notice of civil Appeal   1

Form 2  Notice of motion for leave to appeal to the supreme court

Form 3  Application for leave to appeal

Form 4  Summons to parties by registrar to settle record

Form 5  Bond for costs on a civil appeal

Form 6  Notice that the record has been sent to the Registrar

Form 7  Certificate of Ser ice of notice of a Civil Appeal

Form 8  Certificate of Registrar that conditions of appeal have been fulfilled

Form 9  Notice by Respondent of intention to rely on preliminary objection

Form 10  Notice of withdrawal of appeal

Form 11  Certificate as to Non-compliance with conditions imposed upon an appellant

Form 12  Certificate of the order of the Supreme Court

Form 13  Notice of a Criminal Appeal

Form 14  Notice of application for leave or special leave to appeal

Form 15  Notice of application for extension of time within which to appeal

Form 16  Notification to appellant of a single Justice’s decision, etc.

Form 17 Notice of abandonment of appeal

Form 18 Notification of abandonment of appeal

Form 19  Notice of application for leave to withdraw an abandonment of appeal

Form 20  Recognizance of Bail of appellant

Form 21  Recognizance of appellants sureties

Form 22  Warrant for arrest of appellant on bail

Form 23  Notification to appellant of result of application

Form 24  Notification to authorities of result of application

Form 25  Notification to appellant of result of his appeal

Form 26  Notice to authorities of result of appeal

Form 27  Writ to invoke original jurisdiction

Form 28  Notice to witness to attend before an examiner

Form 29  Notice of motion to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

 

 

Civil form 1  Notice of Appeal

Civil form 2  Summons to parties by registrar to settle record

Civil form 3  Bond for Costs on appeal

Civil form 4  Certificate of service of notice of appeal

Civil form 5  Certificate of registrar that conditions of appeal have been fulfilled

Civil form 6  Notice to parties of dispatch of record

Civil form 7  Notice by respondent of intention to contend that decision of court below by varied

Civil form 8  Notice by respondent of intention to rely upon preliminary objection

Civil form 9  Notice of withdrawal of appeal

Civil form 10  Certificate by registrar of withdrawal of appeal

Civil form 11  Certificate as to Non-compliance with conditions imposed upon a would-be appellant

Civil form 12  Form of declaration that a party does not wish to be present or represented at hearing of appeal

Civil form 13  Notice of taxation

Civil form 14  Bill of costs

Civil form 15  Certificate of the order of the court

Criminal form 1  Notice of appeal  -  Against a conviction

Criminal form 2  Appeal against sentence

Criminal form 3  Notice of application for extension of the time within which to appeal

Criminal form 4  Notification to appellant of a single judge’s decision

Criminal form 5  Notice of appeal by appellant from refusal of a single judge

Criminal form 6  Notice by appellant of abandonment of appeal

Criminal form 7  Notification of abandonment of appeal

Criminal form 8  Notice of application for leave to withdraw abandonment of appeal

Criminal form  9  Recognizance of appellant sentenced to payment of a fine

Criminal form 10  Recognizance of sureties for appellant sentenced to a fine

Criminal form 11  Notice of breach of his recognizances to appellant sentenced to a fine

Criminal form 12  Notice to surety for appellant of estreat of recognizances

Criminal form 13  Recognizance of bail of appellant

Criminal form 14  Recognizance of appellant’s sureties

Criminal form 15  Warrant for arrest of appellant on bail

Criminal form 16  Notification to appellant of result of application

Criminal form 17  Notice to authorities of result of application

Criminal form 18  Notification to appellant of the result of his appeal

Criminal form 19  Notice to registrar of court below of the result of the appeal

Criminal form 20  Order to witness to attend court for examination

Criminal form 21  Appellant’s application for further witnesses

Criminal form 22  Notice to witness to attend before an examiner

Criminal form 23  Caption for deposition of witness examined before examiner

Criminal form

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

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