Supreme Court Fix June 23 To Deliver Verdict On EC’s Decision To Reject Existing Voter ID

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Supreme Court decides on Voters ID

The Supreme Court has settled on June 23 to deliver judgment on the case involving EC and the NDC.

The court presided over by the Chief Justice on Thursday, June 11, 2020, fixed the date for the judgment.

The NDC has invoked the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to interpret the constitution with a case that it was unconstitutional for the EC to reject an existing voters ID as a prerequisite for the upcoming voter registration exercise.

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It is the contention of the NDC that it is unconstitutional for the EC to reject an existing voter ID as it will disenfranchise many Ghanaians which is a violation of Article 42 of the 1992 Constitution.

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The NDC further argues that per Article 45 of the 1992 Constitution the EC can only compile a voter registration once and periodically revise it.

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