The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision ruled that the Electoral Commission has the power to compile a new register.

Private citizen Mark Takyi-Banson and the opposition NDC filed the case in court asking that it stops the EC from compiling the register or allow the use of the birth certificate and voters ID card by prospective voters as proof of identification

Decision and orders

The court in its decision held that the EC is an independent body and will only be directed by the court if it acts contrary to law.

Find the full ruling below

Meanwhile, there is a disagreement between the NDC and the AG’s office over whether or not the court allowed the use of the existing voter’s ID card.