Category: Constitutional Law

The Utility of Marriage of Mohammedans Ordinance Under the Current Ghanaian Legal Dispensation

Ghana Law Hub- July 26, 2020

Where the marriage is not registered within the prescribed one week period, or where the attendance of any of the persons whose signature is necessary ... Read More

The Office Of The Auditor General And Leave Regime In Ghana: A Critique Of The President’s Directive Compelling Auditor-General To Proceed On Leave (2)

Ghana Law Hub- July 16, 2020

By: Waana-ang Martin, LLB Candidate,Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology The Constitutional Independence of The Office of the Auditor-General and the President’s Disciplinary Control Over The ... Read More

The Office Of The Auditor General And Leave Regime In Ghana: A Critique Of The President’s Directive Compelling Auditor-General To Proceed On Leave (1)

Ghana Law Hub- July 15, 2020

By: Waana-ang Martin, LLB Candidate, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 1.Introduction The recent attempt by the President of the Republic of Ghana to compel the Auditor-General to proceed ... Read More

Constitutionally Illegal Contracts: The Missing Limb of Illegal Contracts In Ghana (Part 2)

Jonathan Asare- June 4, 2020

Introduction The article continues in Part II where it continues with the forum for unconstitutional contracts by providing further explanations by way of an example. ... Read More

Constitutionally Illegal Contracts: The Missing Limb Of Illegal Contracts In Ghana (Part 1)

Jonathan Asare- June 2, 2020

Illegality of contracts is a concept under contract law. It generally refers to the making or performance of a contract contrary to law. Thus, a ... Read More

Establishment of Emergency Communications Instrument, 2020 (E.I. 63); A Dangerous Illegality

Jonathan Asare- May 26, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, states have had to resort to all manner of measures in fighting the virus. Ghana does not stand ... Read More

The Spirit of Ransford France Lingers On – Ayine v. Attorney-General in Retrospect

Kwasi Danso Amoah- May 25, 2020

I.Introduction On 13th May 2020, in the case of Ayine v. Attorney-General, Ghana’s Supreme Court, by a 5-2 majority decision upheld the constitutionality of the appointment of ... Read More

Dismantling the Retirement Age Architecture

Professor Stephen Kwaku Asare- May 18, 2020

The Supreme Court recently decided by a 5-2 majority that the 66-year-old Martin Amidu was eligible to be nominated, vetted and appointed to the office ... Read More

Theophilus Donkor v Attorney-General: The Road Not Taken

Jon K Amable- May 4, 2020

Introduction As transaction lawyers representing clients with businesses in regulated spaces, we often find ourselves engaging regulators to seek their consent, approval or some other ... Read More

The Abandoned Jurisdiction of The Supreme Court

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 1, 2020

1.Introduction Perhaps, it may surprise you to know that a conviction by a lower court, not appealed against by the convicted person or his lawyer ... Read More