The Ministry's Programmes and Projects for year 2016

The Ministry of justice and Attorney-General's Department together with its Departments and Agencies have outlined the following as their priority Programmes and Projects to be executed in the year 2016.

 

MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME

 

The Ministry will continue to exercise its oversight responsibility of the Departments and Agencies under it to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. It hopes to conduct monitoring and evaluation of all the programmes at Regional levels for all the Departments and Agencies under the Ministry. We will also provide resources for the setting up of the client service unit of the Ministry.

 

LAW ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME

Law Reports and Reviews Sub-Programme For 2016, the Council for Law Reporting seeks to reprint 3,500 copies out of stock Ghana Law Reports.

 

ADMINISTRATION OF RULE OF LAW SUB-PROGRAMME

In 2016, the Attorney-General's Department will continue to defend the State and avoid all forms of illegitimate judgement debts and ensure value for money in all Government contracts and agreements that are reviewed by the Office.

 

LAW REFORM COMMISSION SUB-PROGRAMME

For 2016, the Commission envisages to draft 2 proposals on new laws, receive 63 draft proposals and review 1 of the proposal.

 

COPYRIGHT AND ENTITY ADMINISTRATION SUB-PROGRAMME

For 2016, the Registrar-General's Department envisages to register 63,000 businesses and 2,885 marriages. For 2016, the Copyright Office also envisages to hold 8 sessions of public education on copyright and again, carry out further copyright education in more second cycle institutions.

 

LEGAL AID SERVICES SUB-PROGRAMME

For 2016, the Legal Aid Scheme anticipates receiving 8,727 cases and disposing of 2,561 cases through ADR.

 

M A N A G E M E N T  OF  ECONOMIC  AND ORGANISED CRIMES PROGRAMME

In 2016, Economic Organised Crime Office (EOCO) will continue to investigate cases of Economic and Organised crimes and ensure that accruals from such activities are confiscated and recovered.

 

LEGAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME

 

In 2016, the Ghana School of Law hopes to train and call 300 law students to the bar. The General Legal Council will also ensure that the ethical standards of the legal profession is upheld and maintained.