30 Nov The PNDC law , is a Ghanaian law, which was passed in and amended in It is a right to property law, which protects the spouse. 27 Apr Nkwanta (V/R), April 27, GNA-The Intestate Succession Law (PNDC Law ) has largely succeeded in bringing justice to many surviving. 25 Aug Kumasi — The much-touted Intestate Succession Law, PNDC Law of , has come under sharp criticism because it has drastically.

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Works On Madina-Adentan Footbridg Lusophone Africa Sets Sight On. This was so because the courts held in Kwakye Versus Tuba that religious law cannot be the personal law of any Ghanaian, unless a statute provided it for. Please complete the required fields.

Use your social media or use your email. David Galadima 30 November, Thanks to your explanation, I see that the law in itself us good, but Women are unable to speak out and speak Information Services Department P.

He las although the law attempts to make adequate provision for the spouse and children of the deceased and rectify the inequities of our customary law of succession, it was floored on several grounds either in the substance or pndf of the law which must be critically reviewed. These are high legal fees, delays with court action, ignorance of human rights and lack of knowledge on PNDCL Constitutions and legislative reform Social protection.


Mr Amanoipo however, stressed the need for families of the deceased to be united in securing that document. However, the challenge with the implementation of such laws is that ignorance on the part of the victims. I know Technoserve works with Women from the Northern Region through a maize pncd program. However, most of the citizens are unaware of such laws and remain victims of the what the laws are supposed to protect them from.

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,aw went through pdnc law, and it looks good to me. And if they are male, they can be denied their share of the family property. So I said to myself, how helpful is this to the people. Ghana girls are like Dubai sandals they are nice but outside they are kpooooo. One example of such traditional succession plans is wife inheritance commonly practiced in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

Submit Not a member Register. These traditional succession plans instill fear in women.

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If a woman’s husband dies and she is given a significant portion of the wealth, she will be able to educate the children properly, who in turn will become professionals in the future and in turn help the society progress. Username Password Remember Me Log in. Maternity protection at work is everyone’s business! More Quotes Submit Quotes.


This Law is still in existence in Ghana and even though it has helped alot of widows and fatherless pnvc escape Poverty, it still has some serious challenges especially for women living in the rural areas.

Dies it really protect the woman with regards inheritance? That’s a great idea Doreen!

A widow desires to keep a conflict-free relationship with their in-laws because if she has female children, they cannot marry without the consent laq their patrilineal uncles and extended family. General News of Monday, 25 August Source: If she takes them to court to claim her property rights, she would be seen to be doing exactly that.

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Mr Stanislus Amanoipo, Kadjebi District Magistrate made this assertion at a workshop for Chiefs, Queenmothers, Assembly members and students in the Nkwanta district to enhance their capacity in resolving issues pertaining to inheritance in their communities. Login Your pnddc has expired. Thus way, they walk into any decisions they take fully aware. She advised the National Commission for Civic Education NCCE to continually propagate succession issues and all other laws that come out from parliament.