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Friday, 7 September 2018

Sad News: V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe Passes On

Renowned Ghanaian legal luminary, Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles Crabbe, popularly known as V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe has passed on.

Report says the former Supreme Court judge died Friday morning following a short illness.

He died at the age of 95.

V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe was Special Commissioner to the 1968 Constitutional Commission; Legislative Draftsmen to the 1969 Constituent Assembly which drafted the 1969 Constitution of Ghana. He was the Chairman of the 1979 Constituent Assembly and drafted the 1979 Constitution of Ghana.

He worked with the Constitutional Review Commission of Kenya and was Leader of the group of Draftspersons who drafted the Kenya Constitution. He did work the Zambian Constitutional Commission for the drafting of the Zambian Constitution as well with the Fiajoe Review Commission for the review of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

He was a Professor of Law at the University of West Indies and was recently engaged as a Professor of Law at Mountcrest University College in Accra, Ghana.

Justice Crabbe was born on October 29, 1923, at Ussher town in Accra and had his early education at the Government Junior and Senior Boys Schools in Accra.

He attended Accra Academy for his Cambridge Junior and Senior School certificates and went to London to study Economics at the City of London College Moorgate from 1950 to 1952.

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