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
(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
(a) the Internal Revenue Act 2000
(b) the Customs, Excise and
Preventive (Management) Law 1993 (P.N.D.C.L.
(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
Section 2—Right of Appearance in
Court or Tribunal.
public prosecutor appointed under
paragraph 1 may appear and plead
before any Court or Tribunal of
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
Date of Gazette Notification: 19th