The GRASAG-UCC Judicial Board is an organ of GRASAG-UCC and its purpose is to adjudicate matters of graduate students’ that need redress. The Judicial Board is responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of this Constitution. The Judicial Board comprises the Chief Justice and six (6) other full members of GRASAG-UCC. In the year under review, the Judicial Board was headed by His Lordship Augustine Tankong. Mr. Augustine Tankong is a Master of Commerce (M. Com) Procurement and Supply Chain Management graduate student. During the Chief Justice induction by the Dean of Graduate School. His Lordship Tankong reiterated that his best foot during his tenure would be to spearhead reform and also conduct a review of the Constitution with the support of the Dean, Management, and Executives of GRASAG-UCC. According to Mr. Tankong, putting the reforms in place would clear doubts and uphold the integrity and trust of the Judicial Board.
Below are the Reforms undertaken by the Judicial Board.
- GRASAG-UCC MAIDEN JUDICIAL BOARD CAPACITY BUILDING
Theme: Administering justice at the student front: the role of a student judge.
Areas Covered include
- Judicial Process
- Administration of justice
- Judicial Principle and conduct
- The source power and strength
- Bench integrity
- Justices, senators, and students relationship
- Writing judgment
- JUDICIAL BOARD (PROCEDURE) RULES, 2021
For the first time in Grasag UCC, IN exercise of the powers conferred on the Judicial Board by clause (1) and (2) of Article 15 the GRASAG-UCC Constitution, Rules were made on the 23rd day of July 2021. These subsequently received approval from the senate.
- THE CONSTITUTION OF GRASAG (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021
The President, according to clause (1) (j) of Article 131 and Article 352 of the GRASAG-UCC Constitution constituted the Constitutional Review Committee (hereinafter known as the ‘Committee’) to review the constitutions by either amending, repealing, or inserting some provisions in the Constitution, to ensure synergy in governance and institutional administration of powers set up by the Constitution, to enhance the interest and welfare of GRASAG members. His Excellency the President, in His great wisdom, and conformance with the tenets of representative democracy; separation of powers; and the principles of checks and balances, constituted the 5-member committee in the following terms;
- A member from the leadership of the Executive Council
- A member from the leadership of the Senate
- A member from the leadership of the Judiciary
- A member from the General Assembly
- A person with a legal background, preferably a law student
4 GRASAG ELECTIONS REGULATIONS, 2021 (CONSTITUTIONAL INSTRUMENT CI 1)
For the first time in Grasag UCC, A Constitutional Instrument mandated by the GRASAG-UCC Constitution. IN exercise of the powers conferred on the Electoral Commissioner by paragraph 3, clause 2 of Article 18 of the GRASAG-UCC Constitution, these Regulations were made on the 11th day of August 2021.