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PAUL OBRONI AND GEORGE AMANOR V. THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL THE OTHERS

(2014) JELR 68655 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO.J1/10/2013  •  3 Jul 2014  •  Ghana

Coram
W. A. ATUGUBA JSC (PRESIDING), J. ANSAH JSC, S.ADINYIRA (MRS) JSC, ANIN-YEBOAH JSC, BENIN JSC, AKOTO-BAMFO (MRS) J.S.C,. GBADEGBA JSC, AKAMBA JSC

Judgement

JUDGMENT

ATUGUBA, JSC

On 20/3/2013 the plaintiffs issued a writ J1/10/2013 against the Attorney-General claiming as follows:

“1. A declaration that on a true and proper interpretation of Articles 4 and 11(4A)(5)(6) of the 1992 Constitution, Akuse which formed an integral part of the erstwhile Osudoku Local Council constitutes part of the Greater Accra Region, vide the Greater Accra Region Law, 1982, PNDCL 26 as amended by the Greater Accra Region (Amendment) Law, PNDCL 28 and Executive Instrument 30 of 1969.

2. An order directing the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and the Lands Commission to re-define the existing boundary map for the Greater Accra Region to conform precisely with PNDCL 26 as amended by PNDCL 28.

3. A declaration that LI 1983 of 19th October, 2010, which seeks to place Akuse within the Eastern Region of the Republic of Ghana is in violation or inconsistent with the letter and spirit of Articles 4, 11(4)(5)(6) and PNDCL 26 as amended by PNDCL 28 and to t…

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