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Legal development and constitutional change in Sierra Leone, 1787-1971

W. S. Marcus-Jones

Legal development and constitutional change in Sierra Leone, 1787-1971

by W. S. Marcus-Jones

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Published by A.H. Stockwell in Elms Court .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone,
  • Sierra Leone.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Law -- Sierra Leone -- History.,
    • Sierra Leone -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.S. Marcus Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTJ172 .M37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination330 p. ;
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL74951M
      ISBN 100722322100
      LC Control Number99176788

      Constitution. National Constitution of Sierra Leone, (Act No. 6 of ) (external link) (Sierra Leone Web) WIPO Lex: Constitution of Sierra Leone, (Act No. 6 of ) (external link) (World Intellectual Property Organization) with links to Amendments International Constitutional Law: Sierra Leone (external link) (Universität Bern Institut für Öffentliches Recht) includes a brief. The Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate was the British colonial administration in Sierra Leone from to , part of the British Empire from the abolitionism era until the decolonisation era. The Crown colony, which included the area surrounding Freetown, was established in The protectorate was established in and included the interior of what is today known as Sierra l: Freetown.

      Home Home News Sierra Leone: Constitutional Review Committee Sierra Leone: Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) proposes amendments to the Constitution. In: Home News, Law. Print The CRC has published an abridged version of its First Draft Report containing proposals for an amendment of the Constitution of Sierra Leone Act. War and the Crisis of Youth in Sierra Leone is among the rare breed of books, essential for scholars and policy analysts, that is sure to make waves for all of the right reasons. It will become a classic for its sober and measured analysis that challenges conventional wisdom and for bringing a critical analysis to bear on the words and actions Cited by:

      The final report will be submitted to the government of Sierra Leone in March The Constitution and the Constitutional Review Commission report included emerging issues and thematic areas which have been deliberated and consulted upon during the last two years of File Size: 1MB. Sierra Leone is a constitutional democracy in Western Africa, which borders the North Atlantic Ocean, Liberia and Guinea. and has been amended several times since then. Sierra Leone’s legal system is a hybrid of English common law and customary law. The citizens of Sierra Leone enjoy universal suffrage once they attain 18 years of.


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Marcus-Jones Published by A.H. Stockwell in Elms : Get this from a library. Legal development and constitutional change in Sierra Leone (). [W S Marcus-Jones]. The Constitutional History and Law of Sierra Leone () is a legal analysis of the complex interaction between constitutional norms and institutional and societal forces.

Sierra Leone, a new Commonwealth state once regarded as a model of British parliamentary democracy in West Africa, offers both an extraordinary constitutional setting and a fertile source of material for legal analysis.

In the words of Walter Sydney Marcus-Jones in his book, Legal Development and Constitutional Changes in Sierra Leone ( – ): As far as the legal system was concerned, the Chief and his elders were also fond et origoof the law, which was administered by the chief’s court.

Sierra Leone Legal System and Legal Research By Hanatu Kabbah Hanatu Sierra Leone’s historical legal development can be divided into two phases. Earlier, there was the protectorate, but before the establishment of this, it was an area ruled by the natives themselves.

The primary materials of Sierra Leonean law include the Constitution. Special Court for Sierra Leone can demonstrate the importance of building and sustaining an effective criminal justice system.

These three projects complement one another and form a coherent whole. making laws for the Republic of Sierra Leone. Parliament is the supreme legislative authority in Sierra Leone, as defined by Part V of the Constitution. Bills become law once they are enacted by Parliament and signed by the President.

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The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone Act, the Stevenson Constitution of the s. InSierra Leone gained independence and in a Republican Presidential System was established.

Ina One Party Constitution was introduced and in Sierra Leone had a multi- party system, which brought into existence the Constitution of Sierra Leone File Size: KB.

In the parliamentary system was abolished in favor of a presidential system, following the adoption of a new Constitution. Stevens became Sierra Leone’s first executive President. This Constitution lasted until when a new one was adopted via referendum. The Constitution replaced the multi-party system with a single party state.

(Nov. 26, ) On Novemthe House of Representatives, the unicameral Parliament of Sierra Leone, passed a controversial amendment to the country’s Constitution. The change affects the criteria for serving as Speaker of the House.

(In Sierra Leone Speaker Criteria Amended in Amendment Act, AFRICATIME (Nov. 22, ).). The Laws of Sierra Leone on the Sierra Leone Web The Constitution of Sierra Leone, Functions of the Electoral Commission Political Parties Registration Commission Registration and Conduct of Political Parties Secret Ballot Referendum Constituencies and Elections Filling of Vacancies CHAPTER V — THE EXECUTIVEFile Size: 1MB.

protect and enhance the cultures of Sierra Leone; and d. facilitate the provision of funds for the development of culture in Sierra Leone. Article 13 Duties of the citizen Every citizen shall— a. abide by this Constitution, respect its ideals and its institutions, the National Flag, the NationalFile Size: KB.

Sierra Leone: A Political History by David Harris examines years of the country’s history and fifty years of independence, placing state-society relations at the centre of this investigation of those who have tried to rule or change Sierra Leone.

Lenneke Sprik finds that this read is useful for scholars and students with a specific File Size: KB. By: Sourie Turay Now we know the Constitution Review is for real, it pays to look at those areas where real action is probably long overdue.

The issue of land tenure is one such area but one, where we tend to get bogged down on the rather simplistic point of Krio nor geh rite for buy land Upline. The first of these works is Bankole Thompson’s book titled The Constitutional History and Law of Sierra Leone, () in which he provides a legal analysis of the complex interactions among constitutional norms and institutional and societal forces.

The Department for International Development, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has requested that Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) provide legal research assistance to support the Constitutional Review Committee in its task of drafting the new Constitution for Sierra Size: KB.

Sierra Leone: Law And Constitution. 23 January as the One Party Constitution of Sierra Leone, which immediately preceded the constitution was notorious for and replete with.The Contribution of the Special Court for Sierra Leone international tribunal model to hold accountable the perpetrators of egregious crimes in situations where, for various reasons, 5.

the sole use of pure domestic or pure international justice mechanisms is deemed to be inadequate or by: 2.The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone documents the substantive criminal law as it has been applied, expounded, and developed since the introduction of English Common Law, using relevant case-law authorities and illustrations.

The author takes a broad approach to the study of the country's criminal law, using cases to highlight and elucidate the principles and rules developed by the courts and also Cited by: