Saturday, 13 July

GBA wants invitation to submit inputs to Bills | Speaker says laws are passed by parliament; GBA can only give technical support to c’ttees

Speaking interacting with the three executives of the GBA

A three-member delegation of the National Executives of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) on Thutrsday, 30 March 2023, paid a courtesy call on Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin in Parliament.

The delegation called on Parliament to invite the Ghana Bar Association to provide comments and submit inputs to Bills when being taken through the various stages to be passed in parliament.

Mr. Speaker, addressing the delegation, lauded their initiative and indicated that it is the duty of Parliament to pass laws and that the GBA can contribute to this endeavor by giving technical support to the Committees.

The delegation was made up of the National President of the GBA, Mr Yaw Acheampong Boafo, National Vice-president Mr. Kwasi Amoako Adjei and National Secretary Mr. Kwaku Gyau Baffour.

Present at the meeting to receive the delegation were the Speaker’s Adviser and a former Member of Parliament for Ho West Kofi Atto, Bernard Ahaifor Member of Parliament for Akatsi South and Ranking member for Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Nelson Kyeremeh Member of Parliament for Brekum East and Vice Chairman to the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee in Parliament.