TV Licence Courts begin sitting Jan 4
Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has granted a request by state broadcaster Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), to establish a special court to deal with persons who fail to pay their TV licence fees.
A letter titled: “RE: ESTABLISHEMENT OF SPECIAL TV LICENCE COURT” written to the management of GBC and signed by Justice Alex B. Poku-Acheampong, Judiciary Secretary, said: “We write to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 6th November 2017 in respect of the above-mentioned subject.
“This is to inform you that the Honourable Lady Chief Justice has granted your request for the establishment of a Special TV Licence Court as indicated in the attached document.
“The courts, located in the regions, are to sit every Thursday with effect from 4 January 2018 until otherwise directed. The time for the court sitting is 8:30am to 4:00pm. Please accept the compliments of the Honourable Lady Chief Justice.”