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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Mrs Rawlings also urged the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Information Services Department, Ghana Education Services, Parliamentarians, Politicians and especially, the media to work to continually educate the Ghanaian populace on the final details of the law.

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This Law is still in existence in Ghana and even though it has helped alot of widows and fatherless children escape Poverty, it still has some serious challenges especially for women living in the rural areas. We need to involve policy makers and lawmakers in this movement to help leverage the situation.

That’s a great idea Doreen!

PNDC Law 111 rescues rural spouses

However, most of the citizens are unaware of such laws and remain victims of the what the laws are supposed to protect them from. Login Your session has expired. Ghana girls are like Dubai sandals they are nice but outside they are kpooooo By: Rage And Protests Pay Off! It is a right to property law, which protects the spouse and child ren of an interstate deceased, by devolving the existing house and some percentage of the of the remaining estate to the spouse and child ren Below is the link to the PNDC Law Please kindly go through.


General News of Monday, 25 August Source: Samuel Edet 29 November, The Intestate Succession Law PNDC Law has largely succeeded in bringing justice to many surviving spouses, especially rural based women and children on the death of their husbands and fathers. Works On Madina-Adentan Footbridg.

Empower Women – Could Ghana’s PNDC Law be a solution?

These are high legal fees, delays with court action, ignorance of human rights and lack of knowledge on PNDCL What tradition and cultural norms are contending with this law Works On Madina-Adentan Footbridg A brother of the deceased man has a right to inherit pndx widow and all property of the deceased man. Mohammed Abbas, a social worker in Kumasi has pointed out.

She advised the National Commission for Civic Education NCCE to continually propagate succession issues and all other laws that come out from parliament. Is this law existent and or practiced in your country? I look forward to reading from you.

PNDC Law rescues rural spouses

The Law provides a uniform intestate succession regulation in Ghana. It applies to self-acquired property after which has been bought, inherited or would have been inherited, gifts or awards. Abbas has, therefore, called on Moslems to agitate for the rectification of the Law because it is discriminatory. This article has 6 comment sgive your ,aw.

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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.

Latest News Headlines TV. Hello from Nigeria, Going by when this law was passed, it was quite pioneering.

Please complete the required fields. Doreen Anene 29 November, If she takes them to court to claim her property rights, she would be seen to be doing exactly that. With Law in force, any Moslem who wished to have Islamic law apply to the transfer of his property had to make a will to that effect at great cost hiring of a lawyer and risk of having it tampered with. Do pnec think it will be a way to liberate widowed women from poverty and marginalization?

David Galadima 30 November, The stipulated fines should be reviewed to ensure that they can still serve as deterrents today.