The Circuit Court

Each Circuit Court is manned by a Circuit Judge. The jurisdiction of this Court includes civil actions arising under contract or tort or for recovery of all liquidated claims not exceeding GH¢ 10, 000.00, all landlord and tenant cases, ownership, possession, occupation and title to land cases.

The Circuit Court also has jurisdiction in applications for Probate and Letters of Administration where the value of the property does not exceed GH¢ 10, 000.00 and matters involving custody of children.

The Circuit Court has original jurisdiction in all criminal matters other than treason and offences punishable by death.

Appeals from Circuit Courts in civil cases go to the Court of Appeal and in criminal cases to the High Court.

Currently, there are sixty-four (64) Circuit Court Judges.

 

 

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