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Law Court Complex

 

FACILITIES AT THE LAW COURT COMPLEX

The Law Court Complex is an Ultra-Modern Court Complex housing all the High Courts in Accra.

The Complex has 43 Court rooms operating under Four Registries namely; Land Court, Human Rights Court, Commercial Court and General Jurisdiction Registries.

 

There are eight (8) distinct divisions under the four registries as follows; Land Court, Criminal Court, Probate & Administration Court, Divorce & Matrimonial Court, Labour Court, Commercial Court, Financial & Economic Crime Court and General Jurisdiction.

 

The Court Manager is responsible for the overall administration of the Complex including the supervision and management of all operations. 

 

The court complex has the following facilities;

 

GROUND FLOOR

The center offers secretarial services such as typesetting, photocopying, printing, scanning, binding, lamination, mobile money transfer etc. to the public.

 

There is a thirty (30) seater media/press briefing room and available for commercial use for meetings and press briefings.

 

The facility has a reception with a seventy two (72) seater visitors waiting area.

 

The complex has a well-equipped primary care health facility which offers medical services to judges, staff and court users.

 

Land Court Registry

Land Court 1

Land Court 2

Land Court 3

Land Court 4

Land Court 5.

 

Public Cafeteria

 

FIRST FLOOR

 

This is a convenience shop where lawyers bibs, wig, law reports and other legal materials are sold.

There are currently two (2) commissioners administering oath on the premises.

 

Human Rights/ Labour/ Financial/Divorce &Matrimonial Courts Registry

Land Court 6

Land Court 7

Land Court 8

Land Court 9

Land Court 10

Land Court 11

Probate Court 1 & 3

Divorce & Matrimonial Court 1.

 

Staff Cafeteria

 

SECOND FLOOR

 

This is a waiting area for children appearing before the court in both civil and criminal matters and their relatives.

 

The unit receives complaints from the public with regard to the operations of the court.

 

A thirty (30) seater conference room located on this floor is available for commercial use to the public for meetings and other corporate events.

 

The Judicial Training Institute (JTI) has a seventy two seater training room available for commercial use and a twenty (20) seater computer Laboratory used for the training of judges and staff.

 

Financial Court 1

Financial Court 2

Divorce & Matrimonial Court 2

Human Rights Court 1

Human Rights Court 2

Criminal Court 1

Labour Court 1

Labour Court 2.

 

Senior Staff Cafeteria.

 

THIRD FLOOR

 

General Jurisdiction Registry

General Jurisdiction 1

General Jurisdiction 2

General Jurisdiction 3

General Jurisdiction 4

Divorce & Matrimonial Court 3

Criminal Court 2

Criminal Court 3

Probate Court 2.

 

Lawyers Cafeteria.

 

FOURTH FLOOR

 

The complex has a Library which is currently operational with one hundred and twelve (112) seating capacity. It has as an additional facility, an e-library room installed with soft copies of statute law, law reports and judgements emanating from the High Court.

 

The Secretariat has two (2) ADR meeting rooms for informal resolution of disputes.

 

General Jurisdiction 5

General Jurisdiction 6

Commercial Court 1

Commercial Court 2

Commercial Court 3

Commercial Court 4

Criminal Court 4

 

Judges' Cafeteria.

 

FIFTH FLOOR

 

The facility has a three hundred (300) seater Auditorium available for commercial use for meetings, seminars, book launch and other corporate events.

 

The Law Court Complex has a video conference room to facilitate video transmission of trials, video conferencing and to deliver judgments. This facility is also available for commercial use.

 

Commercial Court Registry

Commercial Court 5

Commercial Court 6

Commercial Court 7

Commercial Court 8

Commercial Court 9

Commercial Court10

Land Court 12

 

The Complex has four (4) lawyer/client meeting rooms, one on each floor for the use of legal practitioners.

 

There are four (4) witness waiting rooms serving as holding rooms for witnesses waiting to testify in cases before the court.

 

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