Council for Law Reporting

The Council for Law Reporting is a statutory body established under the Council for Law Reporting Decree, 1972 (NRCD 64) as amended by PNDC Laws 194 and 234.

The Council is administered by a Board, chaired by a Supreme Court Judge nominated by the Chief Justice, and six other members including the Editor of the Ghana Law Reports, the Chief Executive Officer of the Council appointed by the Government for a three-year term.

Legal Aid Scheme

The policy objectives of the Legal Aid Scheme have remained the same.  They are derived from Article 294 of the Constitution and the Legal Aid Scheme Act, 1997 (Act 542).

The Objectives of the Scheme as derived from the Act and the Statement are: