Supreme Court to sit on Tuesday amid coronavirus spread

The Supreme Court of Ghana

The Supreme Court of Ghana will hear all of its listed cases on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

This was contained in a statement issued in Accra, Thursday. The statement also said, the hearing of cases would continue as scheduled.

The statement, signed by Cynthia Pamela Addo, Judicial Secretary, therefore, urged the public to take notice accordingly.

The Apex Court on Tuesday, July 7, suspended hearing and adjourned matters before it.

The move is a measure to reduce the number of infections at the apex court. It is gathered that hearing for all 16 cases which were expected to have started last week have all been postponed.

Accra-based Joy FM also reported that all nine cases expected to be heard from Tuesday, to Thursday have been suspended.

The court has, however, designated some courts to attend to crucial cases resulting from the breach of Covid-19 restrictions.

Also, the Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah has gone into self-isolation for 14 days “upon the advice of his doctors in compliance with Covid-19 protocols”.

In a communique the Judicial Secretary said, “His Lordship will be working from the Chief Justice’s official residence at Cantonment.”

Source: Daily Mail GH

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