Self help guide to the Law

  Easy to use   Case and Subject matter index  and more

HOME                                  EXECUTIVE  INSTRUMENT 2008


E.I. 28               CURFEW (BAWKU MUNICIPALITY) (No.20) INSTRUMIENT, 2008


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 28th day of April, 2008.

Imposition of curfew

1. A person within the boundaries of the area specified in the Schedule to this Instrument shall not be out of doors between the hours specified in the Schedule except with the written permission of the Minister or a person authorised by the Minister.


2. Paragraph 1 of this Instrument does not apply to the following: (a) a member of the Armed Forces;

(b) a member of the Police Service;

(c) a member of the Ghana Prison~ Service;

(d) a member of the Security and Intelligence Service; (e) a member of the Ghana Immigration Service;

(f) a member. of the Customs Excise 'and Preventive Service; (g) any other person duly authorised in writing by the Minister

to undertake a specified task.

Period of curfew

3. The curfew imposed by this Instrument shall be for a period of seven days commencing 28th April, 2008.

Power of arrest without warrant

4. A member of any of the institutions specified in paragraph 2 or a person authorised by the Minister may arrest without warrant any person who breaches the curfew imposed by this Instrument.

Suspension of curfew

5. The Minister responsible for the Interior may suspend the operation of the curfew imposed by tills Instrument in the whole or any part of the specified area and terminate the suspension of the curfew and restore the curfew as and when the Minister responsible for1he Interior thinks fit.




           Curfew hours


Bawku Municipality and environs, Pusiga. Binduri and Zoosi Townships and environs


         12.00mid-night - 4.00 a.m.





RON. KWAMENA BARTELS, MP Minister for the Interior

Date of Gazette notification: 28th April, 2008.



Legal Library Services        Copyright - 2003 All Rights Reserved.