Speaker Calls For Mutual Respect Between Parliament And Judiciary

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has called for mutual respect between Parliament and the Judiciary in the discharge of their respective duties.

Speaker Calls For Mutual Respect Between Parliament And Judiciary

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has called for mutual respect between Parliament and the Judiciary in the discharge of their respective duties.

He said it had taken a long period of history, lessons, and effort to achieve a cordial and harmonious relationship between the Judiciary and the Legislature, which must be safeguarded.

In a communication read on the floor of the House, Mr. Bagbin said his attention had recently been drawn to attempts by some MPs to decline or evade service of court processes, while Parliament was on recess.

He said it had also come to his notice that some members were arraigned and charged with various offenses without any notice to the Speaker.

He said that conduct was an aberration and should not be repeated.