GHANA NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME ACT - 1980 (ACT 426)

    Section - 11 - Qualifications and Disqualifications of Members of Board

    (1) No person shall be qualified to be a member of the Board who-

    (a) is not a citizen of Ghana;

    (b) has been adjudged or otherwise declared

    (i) a bankrupt under any law in force in Ghana and has not been discharged;

    (ii) to be of unsound mind; or

    (c) is detained as a criminal lunatic under any law for the time being in force in Ghana; or

    (d) has been convicted-

    (i) for high crime under the Constitution or for an offence involving the security of the State, fraud, dishonesty or moral turpitude, or

    (ii) for any other offence on indictment; and has not been granted a free pardon; or

    (e) has been found by the report of a commission or a committee of inquiry to be incompetent to hold public office or in respect of whom a commission or committee of inquiry has found that while being a public officer he acquired assets unlawfully or defrauded the State or misused or abused his office, or wilfully acted in a manner prejudicial to the interests of the State, and such findings have not been set aside on appeal or judicial review; or

    (f) has had his property confiscated as the result of the findings of a commission or committee of inquiry, and such findings have not been set aside on appeal or judicial review; or

    (g) is under sentence of death or sentence of imprisonment imposed on him by any court; or

    (h) is otherwise disqualified by any law for the time being in force.

    (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, any member of the Board shall cease to be a member if in the case of a person possessed of professional qualifications, he is disqualified or suspended, otherwise than at his own request, from practising his profession in Ghana or in any other country by order of any competent authority made in respect of him personally.