In a assertion, the EC mentioned: “As beforehand advertised, the Electoral Commission will undertake a just one-day voter registration work out tomorrow, Thursday, the 1st of October 2020, in all its district places of work throughout the region.”
Meanwhile, the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) has re-submitted its circumstance versus the Electoral Fee in opposition to the reopening of the voter roll for contemporary registration.
But an Accra Higher Court docket, on Wednesday, 30 September 2020, dismissed an earlier fit submitted by the most significant opposition party, that sought to problem the 1-working day voter registration physical exercise.
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The court ruled that the NDC’s accommodate ought to have been submitted on discover to enable the EC to be served.
The NDC’s match was meant to location an injunction on the EC’s re-opening of the sign up on Thursday, 1 Oct 2020, without the need of gazetting it.
Also, the NDC wanted the courtroom to order the EC to act in accordance with the Community Elections (Registration of Voters) Regulations 2016 (C.I 91) for the one-working day registration training.
According to the NDC in the go well with, the EC failed to publish in the gazette a 21-days’ see of the supposed work out in accordance with the elections governing regulation of the nation.
“A declaration that the Electoral Fee has acted ultra vires in its try to reopen and/or conduct registration of voters scheduled for Thursday 1st Oct 2020 when the Electoral Fee has not triggered to be published in the Gazette, 20-a person (21) days’ see of this voters registration to the political functions and the common community,” the assertion of assert by the NDC noted.
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The writ named the EC and the Legal professional Basic (AG) as very first and second respondents.