Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor Vetting Slated To July 22

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The Appointments Committee of Parliament has scheduled the verifying of Mr Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor for Thursday, July 22, 2021.

This was contained in a press articulation gave by the Clerk to the Appointments Committee on Monday, July 12, 2021.

As indicated by the press articulation, the verifying will happen at the board of trustees rooms 1,2, and 3 of the New Administration Block of Parliament House at 10:00 am.

The Attorney-General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, assigned the law instructor and private legitimate professional as a swap for Martin Amidu, who left the situation in November 2020.

Area 13 (8) of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Act, 2017 (Act 959) requires the President to delegate an individual qualified for the arrangement as Special Prosecutor within a half year of the Office becoming empty.

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has the command to examine and indict all presumed defilement and debasement related offences as relating to public officials, politically uncovered people, and people in the private area who claimed to have been engaged with any debasement and debasement related offences.

Aside from starting examinations all alone, Act 959 gives the Office of the Special Prosecutor the ability to get and explore objections of supposed debasement from the general population or research presumed defilement or debasement related offences upon reference from public bodies, for example, the Attorney General’s Department, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO).

Kissi Agyebeng was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2003 and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Ghana, just as Master of Laws (LLM) degrees from Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada, and Cornell Law School, USA.

He has, since 2006, been showing Criminal Law at the University of Ghana, while participating in private law practice.