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Courts (Delivery of Judgments) Act, 1979 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

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Republic of Ghana

The twenty-first


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Courts (Delivery of Judgments) Act, 1979

  • Published by Government Gazette on 14 September 1979
  • Assented to on 31 August 1979
  • Commenced on 14 September 1979
AN ACT to empower the Chief Justice to suspend the payment of the salaries of Justices and Magistrates and to provide for related matters.

1. Chief Justice to suspend payment of salary

(1)Where a Justice, Judge or Magistrate fails to comply with the provisions of(a)paragraph 32A of the Court of Appeal Rules, 1962 (L.I. 218), or(b)paragraph 2A of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 1954 (L.N. 140A), or(c)paragraph 1 of the District Court Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1127),2(2)(relating to the time limit for the delivery of judgment) and the Chief Justice is satisfied that the failure is unjustified the Chief Justice may order the suspension of the salary of the Justice, Judge or Magistrate until the time that the Justice, Judge or Magistrate complies with tho…

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