Second Governing Board of the Office of Special Prosecutor

Second Governing Body of the Office of Special Prosecutor
Second Governing Body of the Office of Special Prosecutor

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, on Tuesday 21st June 2022, inaugurated the second Governing Board of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) in accordance with section 5 of the OSP Act (Act 959).

Members of the board are representatives from the;

1. Ghana Police Service

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2. Audit Service

3. Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO)

4. Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice( CHRAJ)

5. Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC)

6. Ministry of National Security

7. and one person who is a female representing the Anti-Corruption Civil Society Organisations.

Second Governing Body of the Office of Special Prosecutor
Second Governing Body of the Office of Special Prosecutor

The functions of the board are to:

a) formulate policies necessary for the achievement of the object of the office;

b) ensure the proper and effective performance of the functions of the office;

c) advise the Special Prosecutor on the recruitment and selection of the Secretary and other senior staff of the Office;

d) develop and monitor implementation of a code of conduct for staff of the Office;

e) facilitate cooperation between the Office and relevant national investigative bodies to ensure the property and effective performance of the functions of the Office; and

f) advise the Special Prosecutor on any policy matters that may be referred to the Board by the Special Prosecutor.

Section 6(2)  of Act 959 provides that the Board shall not interfere in the day to day functions of the Office.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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