Thursday, 28 September

3 private university law faculties lose GLC recognition


The law faculties of Presbyterian University College (Kumasi Campus), Wisconsin International University College (Kumasi Campus) and Greenfield College (Sunyani), have lost recognition by the General Legal Council, effective immediately.

In a public notice signed by the Secretary of the GLC, Justice Cynthia Pamela A. Addo (JA) and published in the Wednesday, 10 May 2023 edition of the Daily Graphic, the GLC said its decision was “in pursuant to Section 4 of the Legal Profession Act, 1960, Act 32 [As inserted by the Legal Profession Act (Amendment) (No.2) decree, 1967 (NLCD 213) s.1 (a)]” which stipulates: 'With effect from the first day of January 1971, a person shall not be qualified for enrolment under any provision of the Act unless he is a holder of a degree from a University approved by the General Legal Council'”.

“The general public is advised accordingly,” the notice said.