Constitution of Ghana

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From the Constitution

Preamble

IN THE NAME OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD

We the People of Ghana,

IN EXERCISE of our natural and inalienable right to establish a framework of government which shall secure for ourselves and posterity the blessings of liberty, equality of opportunity and prosperity;

IN A SPIRIT of friendship and peace with all peoples of the world;

AND IN SOLEMN declaration and affirmation of our commitment to;

Freedom, Justice, Probity and Accountability,

The Principle that all powers of Government spring from the Sovereign Will of the People;

The Principle of Universal Adult Suffrage;

The Rule of Law;

The protection and preservation of Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms, Unity and Stability for our Nation;

DO HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION.

Chapter I: The Constitution

  • Article 1: Supremacy of the Constitution
  • Article 2: Enforcement of the Constitution
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Chapter II: Territories of Ghana

  • Article 4: TERRITORIES OF GHANA
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Chapter III: Citizenship

Chapter IV: Laws of Ghana

  • Article 11: The Laws of Ghana

Chapter V: Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms

Part I General

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Chapter VI: Directive Principles of State Policy

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Chapter VII: Representation of the People

Part I Right to Vote

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Chapter VIII: The Executive

Part I The President

  • Article 57: The President of Ghana
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Chapter IX: The Council of State

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Chapter X: The Legislature

Part I Composition of Parliament

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Chapter XI: The Judiciary

Part I General

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Chapter XII: Freedom and Independence of the Media

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Chapter XIII: Finance

Part I General

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Chapter XIV: The Public Services

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Chapter XV: The Police Service

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Chapter XVI: The Prisons Service

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Chapter XVII: The Armed Forces of Ghana

  • Article 210: Armed Forces of Ghana
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Chapter XVIII: Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice

  • Article 216: Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice
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Chapter XIX: National Commission of Civic Education

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Chapter XX: Decentralization and Local Government

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Chapter XXI: Lands and Natural Resources

Part I Public Lands

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Chapter XXII: Chieftaincy

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Chapter XXIII: Commissions of Inquiry

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Chapter XXIV: Code of Conduct for Public Officers

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Chapter XXV: Amendment of the Constitution

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Chapter XXVI: Miscellaneous

  • Article 293: Claims against Government
  • Article 294: Legal Aid
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