(1974) JELR 63557 (HC)    
High Court  ·  4 Nov 1974 ·  Ghana
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[1974] 2 GLR 313
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police service
police council
present application
service inquiry
disciplinary proceedings
right of appeal
senior state attorney
inspector-general of police
assistant superintendent of police
buem krachi native appeal court
decision of the inspector-general of police
ghana police service
high court
inferior courts
mr. asare
order of certiorari
police service act
supervisory powers of this court
authority of the central regional disciplinary board
central board
decision of an inferior tribunal
directions of the central regional disciplinary board
exercise of the powers
ex parte tsawodzi
ex parte wood
findings of the adjudicating officer
following charge
following dismissal order
following form
general police constable class
internal affairs
national dock labour board
nelson addo service inquiry
obvious answer
only point
particulars of the offence
prerogative order of certiorari lies
regulations l.i.
result of the above service inquiry
review of service inquiry proceedings no.
said decision
sole question
support of my application
written statement of exculpation of the above charge

EDWARD WIREDU J.: The applicant in this case is a general police constable class 2 in the Ghana Police Service. On 15 February 1974, an information was preferred against him before one Mr. Asare, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, who conducted a service inquiry into an allegation of drunkenness against him under the directions of the Central Regional Disciplinary Board under the Police Service (Disciplinary Proceedings) Regulations, 1971 (L.I. 688). The information given to the applicant pursuant to the authority of the Central Regional Disciplinary Board together with the particulars of the offence is in the following form:

“NO. 21619/GC/2 NELSON ADDO Service Inquiry I have to inform you that, the Central Regional Disciplinary Board of the Ghana Police Service, has in accordance with Police Service (Disciplinary Proceedings) Regulations L.I. 688 of 1971, nominated me to hold a service inquiry on you for the following charge: Statement of Offence Drunkenness contrary to regulation…

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