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Legal Aid Commission Act, 2018 🇬🇭


Coat of Arms
Republic of Ghana


The nine hundred and seventy-seventh

Act

of the parliament of the republic of ghana
entitled

Legal Aid Commission Act, 2018

  • Published by Government Gazette on 17 September 2018
  • Assented to on 13 September 2018
  • Commenced on 17 September 2018
AN ACT to establish the Legal Aid Commission and to provide for related purposes.

Establishment of Legal Aid Commission

1. Establishment of the Commission

(1)There is established by this Act a body corporate with perpetual succession to be known as the Legal Aid Commission.
(2)The Commission may for the performance of its functions acquire and hold movable and immovable property, and may enter into a contract or any other transaction.
(3)Where there is a hindrance to the acquisition of property, the property may be acquired for the Commission under the State Lands Act, 1962 (Act 125) and the cost shall be borne by the Commission.

2. Object of the Commission

The object of the Commission is to provide legal aid to(a)an indigent, and(b)a person who…

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