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Chang Young Chi & Ten Others V. The Inspector General of Police & The Attorney General and Minister of Justice

SIERRALII SUPREME COURT BULLETIN 18/6/2021

Chang Young Chi & Ten Others

V.

The Inspector General of Police

&

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice

 

Court Below:

Supreme Court of Sierra Leone

Ruling Dated: 19th February, 2021.

Case No:

MISC. APP 1/2019

Action:

Practical Challenges and Effective Measures to Detecting, Investigating and Prosecuting High-Profile Transnational Organised Crime in Sierra Leone. Case Study: Detection and Investigation of the Cessna Plane in Sierra Leone

Practical Challenges and Effective Measures to Detecting, Investigating and Prosecuting High-Profile Transnational Organised Crime in Sierra Leone. Case Study: Detection and Investigation of the Cessna Plane in Sierra Leone 

JOAN M.S BULL

INTRODUCTION

How a Woman's leadership is transforming the Office of the Administrator and Registrar General

Some two years ago, Ms. Saptieu Elizabeth Saccoh was appointed the Administrator and Registrar General (ARG) in charge of the registration of all legal documents such as conveyances, leases, mortgages, agreements of myriad sorts etc., administration of estates of those who die without any provision of a testamentary disposition on how to distribute their estate and last but not least serving as Secretary to the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC).

HOW DOES A STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENCY AFFECT YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS? A REPLY TO ALIMAMY SULTAN KOROMA.

HOW DOES A STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENCY AFFECT YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS? A REPLY TO ALIMAMY SULTAN KOROMA.

 

 

By Emmanuel Tondoneh*

 

 

“The impression that during a state of public emergency individual rights and freedoms are utterly subverted must not be allowed to hold sway: fundamental rights and freedoms are only interfered with in accordance with the law and only to the extent and in the manner provided by law. It is the judiciary that ultimately makes this call and no other person or authority”1.

Dr Abdulai Conteh

HOW DOES A STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENCY AFFECT YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS? A REPLY TO ALIMAMY SULTAN KOROMA.

HOW DOES A STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENCY AFFECT YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS? A REPLY TO ALIMAMY SULTAN KOROMA.

 

 

By Emmanuel Tondoneh*

 

 

“The impression that during a state of public emergency individual rights and freedoms are utterly subverted must not be allowed to hold sway: fundamental rights and freedoms are only interfered with in accordance with the law and only to the extent and in the manner provided by law. It is the judiciary that ultimately makes this call and no other person or authority”1.

Dr Abdulai Conteh

HOW DOES A STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENCY AFFECT YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS?

HOW DOES A STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENCY AFFECT YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS?

Sierra Leone made history on 24th March 2020; it became the only country in the world to declare a 12- month state of public emergency  to contain the corona virus pandemic. No other country has imposed such a long period of a state of emergency to contain the virus.  So, what does this mean for the enjoyment of your human rights?

A Tenant's Right to Quiet Enjoyment

A Tenant’s Right to Quiet Enjoyment

 

28/09/2019

 

 

 

Imagine you have just rented a three-bedroom apartment in the heart of Freetown. Shortly after moving in, you invite your friend to the house. As he enters the compound however, he sees your landlord and greets him politely. Instead of responding, your landlord shouts that he does not want to see all types of visitors in his property. If it were you, what would you do?

 

A widow's entitlement to the property of her late husband

A widow’s entitlement to the property of her late husband

25th October 2019

In 2018, two weeks after her husband of 25 years had been buried, Mariatu was summoned to a meeting by her in-laws. “The family has agreed that your husband’s younger brother would take you as his fifth wife. He will be in charge of your 3 children and his brother’s property. You cannot refuse or else you have to leave the home empty-handed. This is our custom.” Said Mr. Kabbah, one of her in-laws.

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