PROFESSOR DUPE OLATUBOSUN V TEXACO NIGERIA PLC & ANOR

 

SUBJECT MATTER

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE –  ENLARGEMENT OF TIME/ APPEAL

ESSENTIALS FOR ENLARGEMENT OF TIME WITHIN WHICH APPELLANT MAY TAKE CERTAIN PROCEDURAL STEPS

EXERCISE OF JUDICIAL DISCRETION

EXERCISE OF DISCRETION OF COURT IN RESPECT OF ENLARGEMENT OF TIME

EXERCISE OF DISCRETION OF COURT IN RESPECT OF ENLARGEMENT OF TIME

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PROVISION OF ORDER 3 RULE 4(1)  AND 4(2) OF THE COURT OF APPEAL RULES 2002

It is quite clear that while the provisions of Rule 4(1) of Order 3 of the Rules are for any application for the doing of anything to which the Rules of the Court apply, such as filing of any processes like briefs of argument or the taking of any step in the proceeding of court like compliance with conditions of appeal, the provision of Rule 4(2) are specifically for enlargement of time within which to appeal and the conditions required under the rule of making the application.” MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC

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