Ghana: National Democratic Congress v Attorney-General and Another

Published: 25/Jun/2021
Source: Supreme Court of Ghana

(SUIT NO. J1/9/2020) [2020] GHASC 25 (25 June 2020)

  1. Introduction

On 25th June 2020, we gave judgment in these consolidated suits but deferred our reasons, which we now give.

Rights enforceable by the plaintiffs.

The antecedent facts of the case are that the 2nd Defendant had indicated that in preparation for the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections it would compile a new register of voters. In preparation for the compilation of the new register of voters, the 2nd Defendant gave gazette notification for the making of Regulations entititled Public Elections (Registration of Voters) (Amendment) Regulations on 3 March 2020. This Instrument did not provide for the inclusion of the current voter identification card as a document for the identification of persons who apply for registration as voters.

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Themes: Voter Registration
Regions: Ghana
Year: 2020