Opposition MP Hails Recent Privy Council Ruling On Bail Act

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Opposition MP Hails Recent Privy Council Ruling On Bail Act

One Opposition Member of Parliament believes the recent judgement of the Privy Council on the Bail Act shows the country still operates under the principal of separation of power between the judiciary and the parliament.

Reports say the Office of the Attorney General lost its Privy Council appeal over the ability of judges to consider bail for persons charged with murder.

A judgement was delivered on Thursday morning.

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The Council decided to uphold the decision of the local Court of Appeal in the constitutional case brought by former murder accused Akili Charles.

Speaking with Power 102 Digital MP, Saddam Hussein, highlighted the significance of the judgement.

MP Hussein said the judgement also sends a clear warning moving forward.

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