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Current Chief Justice
Main article: Georgina Theodora Wood
The current Chief Justice is Georgina Theodora Wood. The Parliament of Ghana approved her nomination on 1 June 2007[25] following the death of George Kingsley Acquah on March 25, 2007.[26] She becomes Ghana's first female Chief Justice. Justice Francois Yaonansu Kpegah, the most senior of the Supreme Court judges acted as Chief Justice between March 2007 and June 2007..[11] He handed over to Georgina Wood on 15 June 2007.[27] -------------------------------------------------

[edit]List of Chief Justices of the Supreme Court
Since its inception in 1876, the Supreme Court has had 24 Chief Justices, including 12 in the Gold Coast era.[28][29] [edit]Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of the Gold Coast| Chief Justice| Time frame| Period|

Sir David Patrick Chambers| 1876 - 1878| Gold Coast|
P. A. Smith| 1878 - 1879| Gold Coast|
Sir James Marshall| 1880 - 1882| Gold Coast|
N. Lessingham Bailey| 1882 - 1886| Gold Coast|
H. W Macleod| 1886 - 1889| Gold Coast|
J. T Hutchinson| 1889 - 1895| Gold Coast|
Sir William Brandford Griffith| 1895 - 1911| Gold Coast| Philip Crampton Smyly| 1911 - 1928| Gold Coast|
Sir George Campbell Deane| 1929 - 1935| Gold Coast|
Sir Philip Bertie Petrides| 1936 - 1943| Gold Coast|
Sir Walter Harrangin| 1943 - 1947| Gold Coast|
Sir Mark Wilson| 1948 - 1956| Gold Coast|
Sir Kobina Arku Korsah| 1956 - 5 March 1957| Gold Coast| [edit]Chief Justices of Ghana|
Chief Justice| Time frame| Period|
Sir Kobina Arku Korsah| 6 March 1957 - 1963| Ghana - 1st Republic| J. Sarkodee-Addo| 1964 - 1966| 1st Republic|
Edward Akufo-Addo| 1966 - 1970| military rule[5] (1966-1969) 2nd Republic (1969-1970)|
Edmund Alexander Lanquaye Bannerman| 1970 -1972| 2nd Republic[7]| Samuel Azu Crabbe| 1973 - 1977| military rule[30]|
Fred Kwasi Apaloo| 1977 - 1986|...
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