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APPOINTMENT OF PUBLIC PROSECUTORS INSTRUMENT, 2004 (E.I. 5).

 

IN exercise of the powers conferred on the Attorney-General by section 56 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1960 (Act 30) as amended, this Instrument is made this 9th day of March, 2004.

Section 1—Public Officers to be Public Prosecutors.

(1) Lawyers employed in the Internal Revenue Service, the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service and the Value Added Tax Service are by this Instrument appointed as prosecutors in respect of any action that arises under,

(a) the Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592);

(b) the Customs, Excise and Preventive (Management) Law 1993 (P.N.D.C.L. 330); and

(c) the Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546) respectively.

(2) The lawyers also have the right to prosecute any action that arises under any other enactment that relates to their respective Service.

Section 2—Right of Appearance in Court or Tribunal.

A public prosecutor appointed under paragraph 1 may appear and plead before any Court or Tribunal of competent jurisdiction.

Section 3—E.I. 10 revoked.

The Appointment of Public Prosecutors Instrument, 1994 (E.I. 10) is hereby revoked.

PAPA OWUSU-ANKOMAH, MP.

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice

Date of Gazette Notification: 19th March, 2004.

 

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