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Court name
Court of Appeal
Case number
SCA 29 of 2009
Counsel for plantiff
B. Hoareau

Quilindo & Ors v Moncherry & Ors (SCA 29 of 2009) [2012] SCCA 39 (06 December 2012);

Media neutral citation
[2012] SCCA 39
Counsel for defendant
S. Aglae
Headnote and holding:

In affiliation proceedings until and unless proceudres and forms of pleadings are clearly indicated, an applicant cannot be denied the right of hearing for want of proper pleadings. For the moment it would appear that either a plaint or a petition is acceptable as proper pleadings by which such action might be commenced.

Twomey, JA
MacGregor, PCA
Domah, JA