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Judicial Service Act, 2020 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The one thousand and fifty-seventh


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Judicial Service Act, 2020

  • Published by Government Gazette on 29 December 2020
  • Assented to on 29 December 2020
  • Commenced on 29 December 2020
AN ACT to provide for the organisation and administration of the Judicial Service and for related matters.

Judicial Service

1. Establishment of the Judicial Service

There is established by this Act, the Judicial Service in accordance with article 190 of the Constitution.

2. Members of the Service

The members of the Service are(a)the Chief Justice who is the head of the Service;(b)the Judicial Secretary and the Deputy Judicial Secretaries;(c)the persons holding judicial office other than persons presiding over -a lower court or tribunal; and(d)any other persons employed for the Service.

3. Object of the Service

The object of the Service is to ensure an efficient and effective(a)organisation of the Service; and(b)administrative support system for the Judic…

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