Constitution of Ghana

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Constitution of Ghana

REPUBLIC OF GHANA

CONSTITUTION

OF THE

REPUBLIC

OF

GHANA

_________

1992

ARRANGEMENT OF ARTICLES

THE PREAMBLE

ARRANGEMENT OF CHAPTERS

Below is the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, arranged by Chapters. Click on any and read the contents.

CHAPTERS

1. THE CONSTITUTION

2. TERRITORIES OF GHANA

3. CITIZENSHIP

4. THE LAWS OF GHANA

5. FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

General
Emergency Powers
Protection of Rights by the Courts
6. THE DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY

7. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

Right to Vote
Electoral Commission
Political Parties
8. THE EXECUTIVE

The President
International Relations
The Cabinet
The National Security Council
National Development Planning Commission
The Attorney-General

9. THE COUNCIL OF STATE

10. THE LEGISLATURE

Composition of Parliament
Procedure in Parliament
Summoning, dissolution, etc.
Privileges and Immunities
Contempt of Parliament
The Parliamentary Service

11. THE JUDICIARY

General
The Supreme Court
The Court of Appeal
The High Court
Regional Tribunals
Appointment, retirement and removal of Justices of Superior Courts and Chairmen and other members of Regional Tribunals.
Appointment, retirement and removal of Judicial Officers
The Judicial Council
Miscellaneous

12. FREEDOM AND INDEPENDENCE OF THE MEDIA

13. FINANCE

General
Statistical Service
The Auditor-General
The Auditor Service

14. THE PUBLIC SERVICE

15. THE POLICE SERVICE

16. THE PRISONS SERVICE

17. ARMED FORCES OF GHANA

18. COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE

19. NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CIVIC EDUCATION

20. DECENTRALIZATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

21. LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Public Lands
Lands Commission
Ownership of land by Non-Citizens
Stool and Skin Lands and Property
Protecting Natural Resources

22. CHIEFTAINCY

23. COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY

24. CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PUBLIC OFFICERS

25. AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

26. MISCELLANEOUS

 

SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Part I - First President

Part II - First Parliament

Part III - The Judiciary

Part IV - Miscellaneous

SECOND SCHEDULE

Oaths

 




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