THE REPUBLIC
V.
NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL GHANA MINISTRIES ACCRA, EX-PARTE, STEPHEN ANKO, HOLY FAMILY NURSING AND MIDWIFERY TRAINING COLLEGE BEREKUM, INTERESTED PARTY.

(2016) JELR 107413 (HC)    
High Court  ·  HRCM 258/15 ·  11 Jan 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
SIR DENNIS ADJEI
Core Terms Beta
2nd applicant
grounds
18th december
administrative bodies
supreme court
health professions
holy family nursing
midwifery training college
23rd december
2nd applicant’s case
error of law simplicitor
excess of jurisdiction
ex parte
fair opportunity
interested party
regulatory bodies act
standards of fairness
supporting affidavit
text messages
1st applicant
2nd applicant’s address
3rd applicant
4th applicant
administrative body
administrative functions
administrative officials
applicants application
applicants’ position
brekum midwifery nursing training
conduct of the respondent
constitution of ghana
exercise of its decisions
facts of the applicants
former students of holy family nursing
general principle
high court
home department
important fact
licensing examination
lower court
midwifery college brekum
mobile phone
mode of invitation
nursing midwifery council
order of certiorari
postal address
prudent exercise of its statutory powers
regulatory bodies
secretary of state
telephone numbers

J U D G E M E N T

The Applicants who were former students of Holy Family Nursing and Midwifery Training College at Brekum in the Brong Ahafo who were among the students whose Licensing Examination conducted from 25th to 28th August, 2014 were cancelled by the Respondent have come to this court to pray for an order of certiorari to quash the letter dated 23rd December, 2014 which contained the information cancelling their said results.

The facts of the Applicants’ case were that they gained an admission in 2011 into Holy Family Nursing and Midwifery College Brekum to undertake a three year Registered General Nursing (RGN) leading to the award of Diploma in Nursing. According to the applicants they wrote their final licensing examination leading to the award of Diploma in Nursing from 25th August, 2014. The applicants assert that they wrote the examinations without prior knowledge of the questions. They left campus to their respective homes until they received text messages invitin…

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