INVOKING THE CIVIL JURISDICTION OF THE GHANAIAN DISTRICT COURTS: ARE THERE ANY LIMITATIONS? By Adwoa Paintsil ESQ.
INTRODUCTION In BELEWUDZI & ORS V DZOTSI & ORS  GLR 173, Justice Sowah rightfully describes lower courts as creatures of statutes. The learned Justice states at page 175 as follows, “… all courts including inferior courts are creatures of legislation. The limit, scope and extent of their jurisdiction are structured in
ON THE USE OF DRONES – IS THERE REGULATION FOR THE NEW CRAZE IN TOWN, Alexander Bondzie Impraim Esq.
OBJECTIVE This article is aimed at drawing the attention of the public and authorities to the regulations regarding the use of drones in Ghana. INTRODUCTION Drones come in all shapes and sizes; they can be as large as a Boeing or as small as an insect. There are no boundaries a drone cannot
by Barbara Ewoenam Afua Kukah Esq 1. Introduction If you've ever had to sign legal or financial documents on behalf of a relative or friend or make medical decisions concerning the health of an incapacitated person, likely, you did so as the lawful attorney of that person. The only legal means
PART 3: GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, FOREIGN PARTICIPATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES UNDER THE PAYMENT SYSTEMS AND SERVICE ACT 2019 As indicated in the previous post, the Bank of Ghana has the power to reject an application for authorisation or a license. When this happens, the unsuccessful applicant is not barred from future
Adwoa E. Paintsil* PART 2: THE OVERVIEW OF THE PAYMENT SERVICE ACT THE PAYMENT SYSTEMS AND SERVICES ACT 2019 (ACT 987) The Payment Systems and Services Act 2019 (Act 987), which repeals the previous Payment Systems Act passed in 2003 (Act 662), was assented to by the President of Ghana on 13th May
PART 1: DEVELOPMENT OF FINTECH INTRODUCTION On 21st March 2019, Ghana passed the Payment Systems and Services Act 2019 (Act 987), as part of her initiatives to digitise her economy. The 2024 Cash-lite Agenda by the Bank of Ghana is to Foster efficient payments; Improve financial inclusion; and Enhance financial innovations. In an
Enyimnyam Paintsil Esq. On Friday 2ND August 2019, His Excellency Nana Akuffo-Addo, President of the republic of Ghana gave his assent to the new Companies Act, Act 992, replacing the old Companies Act of 1963. The new Companies Act, Act 992 undoubtedly will reform company practice in Ghana. This post highlights
Bobby Banson, Esq, FCIArb INTRODUCTION “If your knowledge of substantive law is brilliant and you have no knowledge of the rules of Court then you cannot be a “proper” lawyer.” These were the words of Justice Anin Yeboah of the Supreme Court of Ghana when I first met him sometime in 2009.
Bobby Banson, Esq. FCIArb. * Background I would like to set the tone of this paper with this hypothetical situation. The Plaintiff is a limited liability company with its registered address and place of business in Tema in the Greater Accra Region. The Defendant is also a limited liability company with its registered