Bankole-Bright v Felix & Another (3 of 1930) [1930] SLCA 2 (30 October 1930)

Civil Procedure - appeals- right of appeal -financial limit for appeal to
Privy Council as of right - costs of suit cannot be added to amount in
dispute to bring it within financial limit of appeal as of right: Under the
West African (Appeal to Privy Council) Order in Council, 1930, art.3(a),
an appeal to the Privy Council does not lie as of right unless the value
of the matter in dispute is £500 or upwards, and the costs of a suit
cannot be added to the amount in dispute in order to bring it above this
figure so as to allow the appellant to appeal as of right.

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