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A REMARK BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND MINISTER FOR JUSTICE DURING HIS VISIT TO THE JAMES CAMP PRISONS AND SENIOR CORRECTIONAL CENTER IN ACCRA

THE HON. DEPUTY MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR,

HON. DEPUTY ATTORNEYS-GENERAL AND DEPUTY MINISTERS FOR JUSTICE,

THE SOLICITOR-GENERAL, THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS,

THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE GHANA PRISONS SERVICE, DISTINGUISHED LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, FRIENDS OF THE MEDIA

 

I have embarked on a few visits to the prisons in times past, but none is as significant as the instant one. This is because, now, I am invested with public power and stand in the position to affect and influence the conditions in which our prisoners live.

MINISTER FOR JUSTICE MEETS WITH ATTORNEYS

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Hon.Godfred Yeboah Dame, has called on all Attorneys at the Office of the Attorney-General to be industrious and ensure cooperation among themselves when discharging their duties. He said this at a maiden meeting with Principal, Senior and Assistant State Attorneys at the Teacher's Hall in Accra.

Hon Godfred Yeboah Dame, expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to serve as the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice for the Ministry

COMMISSIONER OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

The Attorney -General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame has said he will ensure the passage of a legislation that will enjoin the right of citizens to be able to access assets that have been declared by public officers.

He said this when the Commissioner of Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Joseph Whittal paid a courtesy call on him at his office yesterday.

A-G HONOURS ATTORNEYS IN THE TAKORADI MISSING GIRLS’ CASE

In recognition of their meritorious service and outstanding display of professionalism in the prosecution of the case, the Republic vs. Samuel Udeotuk Wills and Another (Takoradi Missing Girls’ Case), the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame held a lunch meeting in honour of Mrs. Patience Klinogo, a Chief State Attorney and Mrs. Adelaide Kobiri-Woode, an Assistant State Attorney at the Office of the Attorney-General in Western Region, Takoradi.

SENSITISATION WORKSHOP ON WHISTLEBLOWER ACT AND PROCUREMENT STANDARD CLAUSE

The Office of the Attorney- General and Ministry of Justice organized a one day sensitization workshop on  the Whistleblower Act, 2006 (ACT 720) and Procurement Standard Clause on 12th December, 2019 at the British Council PD Center in Accra.

The aim of the workshop was to create awareness on the Whistleblower Act and the Procurement Standard Clause as part of efforts to strengthen the capacity of anti-corruption advocates, government officials, civil society groups and private sector in the fight against corruption.

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND MINISTRY OF JUSTICE PARTICIPATES IN THE MAIDEN RESULT FAIR PROGRAMME

 The Office of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice participated in the maiden ‘Result Fair Programme’ which was organized by the Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation in collaboration with the Ministry of Information. The programme was held at the Accra International Conference Centre.  

IMPROVING THE JUSTICE FOR ALL PROGRAMME: VIEWS OF STAKEHOLDERS

The Justice for All Pragramme (JFAP) is an initiative of the Office of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice, introduced in Ghana in 2007 to help promote access to justice and for speedy trial of cases of remand prisoners.  The programme, which has been in existence for the past 10 years aims at reducing prison overcrowding by setting up special in-prison courts to adjudicate remand prisoners’ cases throughout the country.  The programme is implemented in collaboration with the Judicial Service, Police Service, Prisons Service, Legal Aid Commission, Commission on Human Rights and Adm

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