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    GHANA'S CHIEF JUSTICE, MR. JUSTICE EDWARD AKUFFO-ADDO, HAS STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION?

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    GHANA'S CHIEF JUSTICE, MR. JUSTICE EDWARD AKUFFO-ADDO, HAS STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION IN SETTLING CONFLICTS BETWEEN THE JUDICIARY AND THE LEGISLATURE. HE SPOKE IN GHANA AT THE SWEARING-IN OF FOUR APPEAL COURT JUDGES AND FOUR HIGH COURT JUDGES.

    MR. JUSTICE AKUFFO-ADDO ALSO CALLED ON THE PEOPLE OF GHANA TO REFRAIN FROM CORRUPTING MEMBERS OF THE BENCH. HE SAID THAT A SOCIETY WHICH IS CORRUPT AND DESPISES THE VIRTUES OF JUSTICE WILL ALWAYS SUCCEED IN CORRUPTING ITS JUDICIARY.

    THE JUDGES SWORN IN ON FRIDAY WERE MRS. JUSTICE ANNIE JIAGGE, MR. JUSTICE E.N.P. SOWAH, MR. JUSTICE P.D. ANIN, AND MR. JUSTICE SIRIBOE, ALL APPOINTED TO THE APPEAL COURT, AND MR. JUSTICE J.N.K. TAYLOR, MR. JUSTICE CHARLES COUSSEY, MR. JUSTICE QUARSHIE-SAM AND MR. JUSTICE GRIFITH-RANDOLPH, WHO GO TO THE HIGH COURT.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WERE THE PRIME MINISTER DR. BUSIA AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION, BRIGADIER AFRIFA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAZUBSE6GSJ7H24ZYO6D0R8FJC
    Media URN:
    VLVAZUBSE6GSJ7H24ZYO6D0R8FJC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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