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PRINCE GANAKU & 4 Ors. v. THE GENERAL LEGAL COUNCIL

(2020) JELR 107364 (HC)

High Court  •  HR/008/2020  •  13 Oct 2020  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

Judgement

JUDGMENT

ADDO, J.

BACKGROUND AND CASE OF THE APPLICANTS

The Applicants (numbering five) described themselves as holders of L.L.B. Certificates from various recognised universities across Ghana and other jurisdictions with passes in the prescribed subjects by law eligible to apply for enrolment in the Professional Law Course run by the Respondent.

In their amended motion on notice filed on the 25th day of June 2020, the Applicants originated the jurisdiction of this Court for the enforcement of their fundamental human rights pursuant to Article 33 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Order 67 Rule 1 and 2 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C.I. 47).

The Respondent is a statutory body established under the Legal Professions Act, 1960 (Act 32) and is responsible for the legal profession. Particularly, the Respondent is charged with the organisation of legal education and the upholding of standards of professional conduct.

The Applicants' grievance against the Respondent is an "undeā€¦

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