Published by Government Gazette on (exact date unavailable)
Assented to on 14 February 1994
Commenced on (exact date unavailable)
AN ACT to provide for powers to be exercised in cases of state of emergencyDATE OF ASSENT: 14th February, 1994.
1. Declaration of a State of Emergency
The President may acting in accordance with the advice of the Council of State, by proclamation published in the Gazette, declare that a state of emergency exists in Ghana or in any part of Ghana.
2. Parliament to be Informed
(1)Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, where a proclamation is published under section 1 of this Act, the President shall place immediately before Parliament the facts and circumstances leading to the declaration of the state of emergency.(2)Parliament shall, within seventy-two hours after being so notified, decide whether the proclamation should remai…
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