ISBN 9789988550882
Pages 104
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2006
Publisher Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana
Format Paperback

How Our Parliament Functions

An Introduction to the Law, Practice and Procedure of the Parliament in Ghana

by K.B. Ayensu, S.N. Darkwa

This is a brief and concise introduction to the law, practice and procedure of the Ghanaian parliament. Contents: historical background to the legislation of Ghana; purpose of procedure; business of parliament; functions of parliament; powers, privileges and communities of parliament; committees; of parliament; records of parliament; and, Ghana’s legislature: how parliamentary democracy has evolved.

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About the Authors

K.B. Ayensu

K.B. Ayensu was the first Clerk of Parliament in independent Ghana and made a tremendous contribution to the growth and development of Ghana’s parliament.

S.N. Darkwa

S.N. Darkwa was Clerk of Parliament from 1961 to 1997.