IN exercise of the powers
conferred on the Minister
responsible for the Interior by
section 4(1) of the Public Order
Act, 1994 (Act 491) this
instrument is made this 12th day
of December, 2001.
Section 1—Imposition of Curfew.
person within the boundaries of
the area specified in the first
column of the Schedule shall not
be out of doors between the hours
specified in the second column
except under the written
permission of the Minister or a
person authorized in that behalf
by the Minister.
The following persons are exempted
from paragraph 1 of this
(a) a member of the Armed Forces;
(b) a member of the Police
(c) a member of Prisons Service;
(d) a member of the Fire Service;
(e) a member of the Immigration
(f) a member of the Customs,
Excise and Preventive Service;
(g) a member of the Security and
(h) any other person duly
authorized in writing by the
Minister to undertake any specific
Section 3—Period of Curfew.
The curfew imposed by this
Instrument shall be for a period
of fourteen (14) days commencing
12th December, 2001.
Section 4—Power of Arrest Without
person specified in paragraph 2
and authorized by the Minister may
arrest without warrant any person
who breaches the curfew imposed by
Section 5—Suspension of Curfew.
The Regional Minister for the
upper East may suspend the
operation of the curfew imposed by
this Instrument in the whole or a
part of the specified area and may
terminate the suspension of the
curfew and restore the curfew as
and when the Regional Minister
Area Curfew hours
and Environs 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO
Attorney-General and Minister for
Justice and Acting Minister for
Date of Gazette Notification: 12th