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REPUBLIC OF GHANA

CONSTITUTION

OF THE

REPUBLIC

OF

GHANA

_________

1992

ARRANGEMENT OF ARTICLES

THE PREAMBLE

ARRANGEMENT OF CHAPTERS

Below is the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, arranged by Chapters. Click on any and read the contents.

CHAPTERS

1. THE CONSTITUTION

2. TERRITORIES OF GHANA

3. CITIZENSHIP

4. THE LAWS OF GHANA

5. FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

    • General
    • Emergency Powers
    • Protection of Rights by the Courts

6. THE DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY

7. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

    • Right to Vote
    • Electoral Commission
    • Political Parties

8. THE EXECUTIVE

    • The President
    • International Relations
    • The Cabinet
    • The National Security Council
    • National Development Planning Commission
    • The Attorney-General

9. THE COUNCIL OF STATE

10. THE LEGISLATURE

    • Composition of Parliament
    • Procedure in Parliament
    • Summoning, dissolution, etc.
    • Privileges and Immunities
    • Contempt of Parliament
    • The Parliamentary Service

11. THE JUDICIARY

    • General
    • The Supreme Court
    • The Court of Appeal
    • The High Court
    • Regional Tribunals
    • Appointment, retirement and removal of Justices of Superior Courts and Chairmen and other members of Regional Tribunals.
    • Appointment, retirement and removal of Judicial Officers
    • The Judicial Council
    • Miscellaneous

12. FREEDOM AND INDEPENDENCE OF THE MEDIA

13. FINANCE

    • General
    • Statistical Service
    • The Auditor-General
    • The Auditor Service

14. THE PUBLIC SERVICE

15. THE POLICE SERVICE

16. THE PRISONS SERVICE

17. GHANA ARMED FORCES OF GHANA

18. COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE

19. NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CIVIC EDUCATION

20. DECENTRALIZATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

21. LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES

    • Public Lands
    • Lands Commission
    • Ownership of land by Non-Citizens
    • Stool and Skin Lands and Property
    • Protecting Natural Resources

22. CHIEFTAINCY

23. COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY

24. CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PUBLIC OFFICERS

25. AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

26. MISCELLANEOUS

 

SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Part I - First President

Part II - First Parliament

Part III - The Judiciary

Part IV - Miscellaneous

SECOND SCHEDULE

Oaths