Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill: Bagbin replies Akufo-Addo on Bill (Full text)

Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill: Bagbin replies Akufo-Addo on Bill (Full text)

In the said letter, I note that the Attorney- General used the phrase “…I will respectfully advice that a decision to assent to the Bill be made after the determination of the application for interlocutory injunction…”.and not an advice to the President not to receive the Bill from Parliament.

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Article 106(7) of the Constitution provides:

Where a bill passed by Parliament is presented to the President for assent, he shall signify, within seven days after the presentation to the Speaker that he assents to the bill or that he refuses to assent to the bill, unless the bill has been referred by the President to the Council of State under Article 90 of this Constitution.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill: Bagbin replies Akufo-Addo on Bill (Full text)
Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill: Bagbin replies Akufo-Addo on Bill (Full text)

Section 5 of the Interpretation Act, 2009 (Act 792) provides:

(3) As soon as a Bill is passed by Parliament, the text of the Bill as passed shall be sent by the Clerk of Parliament to the Government Printer, who shall print four copies of the Bill on vellum paper or on paper of enduring quality and send the copies to the Clerk.

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