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Offences and Penalties
Offences & PenaltiesOffences
  • Registering more than once, either at the same place or at different places (multiple registration)
  • Registering in the name of some other person, alive, dead or fictitious (impersonation)
  • Unlawful possession of registration materials.
  • Lying about one’s nationality or age.
  • Printing any form related to the registration of voters without authority from the commission.
  • Interfering with or disrupting the registration process or the work of a registration official.
  • Forging or willfully destroying any official notice or document concerning the registration of voters


Penalty
Anyone found guilty of any of the above mentioned offences is liable on conviction by a court, to a fine not exceeding one Hundred Ghana cedis, (GH¢100.00) or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two (2) year or both.

In addition, the offenders could be barred from registering as a voter for five (5) years, starting imprisonment from the date of the expiration of the term of imprisonment.