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SUPREME COURT (AMENDMENT) RULES, 1999 (CI 24

 

IN exercise of the powers conferred on the Rules of Court Committee by article 157(2) of the Constitution these Rules are made this 31 st day of May 1999.

C.I. 16 amended-

The Supreme Court Rules 1996 (C.I. 16) are amended as follows-

(a) by the substitution for sub rule (2) of rule 15 of the following-   

     "(2) Where the appellant does not file the statement of his case accordance with sub rule (1), the Registrar shall certify the failure the Court by a certificate as in Form 8A in Part 1 of the Schedule an the Court may upon that order the appeal to be struck out"

(b)by the substitution for subrule (I) of rule 61 of the following                                                                                                             

     61. (I) An application seeking to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of the Court under article 132 of the constitution shall-

 (a) be accompanied by an affidavit; and

( b) in the case of an application for an order of certiorari or prohibition, be filed with a copy of the decision, order, determination or other proceeding against which the application is sought;

 (c) by the substitution for rule 62 of the following

 

62. An application to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of the Court shall be filed within 90 days of the date when the grounds for the application first arose unless time is extended by the Court";

(d) by' the insertion after Form 8 in Part 1 of the Schedule of the following -

.

 

FORM 8A       Rule 15 (2)

         THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

CERTIFICATE AS TO NON – COMP LICE WITH FILING OF APPELLANT

(STATEMENT OF CASE).

Between                                                                                            Appellant

And                                                                                                    Respondent

 

………………………………………………………………………………………….

I hereby  certify that the appellant in the above mentioned appeal has/ have not complied with the requirement of rule 15(1) of C.I 16

 

Dated ……………………the ……………     .day of        ………………………….

 

 

                                                                                        ………………………

                                                                                                  Registrar

To The Court

And to The Appellant or his Counsel

The Respondent or his Counsel

         

(e) by the deletion of Form 29 in the Schedule and the insertion of the following –

 

FORM 29

Rule 61 (1)

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF GHANA

MOTION ON NOTICE TO INVOKE THE SUPERVISORY

JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT

Republic v.

Ex parte                                                                                    (name of applicant).

TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of article 132 of the Constitution,

this Court will be moved on the ...............……day of    .……………….at O’clock

in the forenoon or so soon thereafter as counsel can be heard on the hearing of an application for an order of…………………………………………………………………………..(here state relief sought) directed to.

(here state person to whom the order is to be directed)………...................………………….in terms of the accompanying affidavit.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT the grounds for the application are as follows—

Dated this………………………day of ……………………….

 

 

 

JUSTICE ISAAC KOBINA ABBAN

   Chief Justice (Chairman)

DR. OBED YAO ASAMOAH

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice (Member)

JUSTICE CHARLES FREDERICK HAYFRON-BENJAMIN

    Justice of the Supreme Court (Member)

JUSTICE ALEX AWUAKYE FORSTER

    Justice of the Court of Appeal (Member)

DSP FRANK ADU-POKU

    Director, Legal Directorate, Ghana Police Service (Member)

COL. ALEXANDER BEDIAKO DONKOR

    Judge Advocate-General of the Ghana Armed Forces (Member)

DANIEL RANSFORD KODI SANKAH

    Editor, Council for Law Reporting (Member)

PETER ALA ADJETEY

    Ghana Bar Association (Member)

MRS. HANNA TETTEH-KPODAR

     Ghana Bar Association (Member)

MISS EIRENE QUAINOO

     (Secretary)

[As substituted by Supreme Court (Amendment) Rules, 1999 (CI 24), (e)].

Date of Gazette Notification: 11th June, 1999.

 

 

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