Recommended Punishment for Offences

OFFENCESANCTIONS
Failure to report on the day of resumptionGround work after classes for five (5) working days
Failure to report after twenty-one (21) working days of resumptionAutomatic demotion/deferment
Failure to register for semester coursesStudent shall not be allowed to take the course
Lateness to lectures   Persistent latenessFirst (1st ) offence-written warning Second (2nd ) offence-mannual work for one (1) day Mannual work for five (5) working days and bonding
Absenteeism without permission     Persistent AbsenteeismFirst (1st ) offence-written warning Second (2nd ) offence-mannual work for two (2) days Suspension for ten (10) working days
Failure to make a C.G.P.A of less than 1.5 for the first (1st) and second (2nd) semesters.                      Dismissal
Referral in three (3) or more courses in a semester.Repeat the class Refer (NMC & U.G) clause
Resit for referral paperPayment of full examination fees for every paper
Lateness to clinical/fieldworkFirst (1st ) offence-written warning Second (2nd ) offence-forfeit a day off warning Third (3rd ) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days
Failure to go to work without permissionFirst (1st ) offence-written warning and forfeiture of off day Second (2nd ) offence-forfeiting of off day and manual work for one (1) day Third (3rd ) offence and more- Suspension for five (5) working days with bonding
Failure to go to work without permission for more than three (3) days continuously.First (1st) offence-Clinical work for ten (10) working days Second (2nd) offence-dismissal
15  Sewing of school uniform above the knee levelFirst (1st ) offence-seizure and verbal warning Second (2nd ) offence-seizure and mannual work for one (1) day Third (3rd ) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days
Dressing Otto fiesta by malesFirst (1st ) offence-seizure of uniform and verbal warning Second (2nd ) offence-seizure and mannual work for one (1) day Third (3rd ) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days
Examination malpracticeFirst (1st ) offence-cancellation of the written paper affected Second (2nd ) offence-dismissal
Failure to return library books on due dateA fine to be determined by the institution
Tearing, defacing and hiding of library books.Paying three (3) times the current price of the book and loosing the borrowing right for one (1) semester.
Lost of library booksPaying three (3) times the current price of the book.
Stealing of library book(s).First (1st ) offence-retrieve book and written warning Second (2nd ) offence-suspension for five (5) working days and bonding Third (3rd ) offence –retrieval and dismissal
Violation of computer laboratory rulesFirst (1st ) offence-written warning Second (2nd ) offence-banned for one (1) semester
Skill laboratoryRefer-Library sanctions
OFFENCEPUNISHMENT
PERSONAL APPEARANCE 
Wearing of uniform/shoe that is not prescribed    1st offence: Seizure of uniforms/shoes and verbal warning. 2nd : Seizure of uniform/shoe with written warning 3rd : Five(5) days manual work after lectures/clinicals
Wearing of long nails, painting of nail, spotting long hair/multi coloured hair/ bands, ribbons, beard, moustache, male wearing earrings.One hour to undo or cut the hair or shave.Seizure of item where applicableVerbal warning
Wearing necklace, neck chains, bracelets, large earrings and beads with uniform.1st offence: seizure of item and verbal warning 2nd : seizure of item and written warning 3rd : five(5) days manual work after lecturer/clinical.

HOSTEL

OFFENCEPUNISHMENT
Littering the environment, pluckering flowers, polluting the air by indiscriminate burning1st offence: Tidying up area and verbal warning 2nd : Tidying up area with written warning 3rd : manual work for two(2) days after classes/clinical
Cooking in the dormitory1st : seizure of cooking utensil/appliance 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Keeping wet or stale food in the kitchen1st : Verbal warning 2nd : Written warning 3rd :  Manual work for (2) two days after work/clinical
Male student visiting female dormitory and vice versa1st : Written warning 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Possessing and using unauthorized electrical appliances in the hostel1st : seizure of items and manual work 2nd : withdrawal from hostel
Washing in an unauthorized area and/ or improper disposal of waste water1st : Verbal warning and cleaning of site 2nd : Written warning and cleaning of site 3rd : Withdrawal from hostel  
Moving or packing from one dormitory to another without permission.1st : Written warning and packing back to assigned hostel. 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Moving furniture from classroom to the dormitoryManual work for (2) two days and sending item back
Failure to hand over rooms keys and other keys to the hostel mother at the end of the semesterWithdrawal from hostel
Refusal to report breakages/damages and defectManual work for one(1) day
Damage to institutional hospital property Willfully   Negligently   Accidentally  Repair/replace at student cost.   Withdrawal from the hostel if a border.   Repair/replace at student cost
Switching or leaving dormitory light o after the prescribed timeManual work for all students in that dormitory
Use of candles and open flame lamps1st : seizure of items and written warning 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel.  
Unauthorized extra electrical connections in the hostel/dormitories1st : Disconnection of unauthorized connection Seizure of those itemsManual work for (1) day 2nd : Manual work for 5 days Bonding 3rd : withdrawal from hostel
Unauthorized electrical repairs1st : Restitution of the electric connection at student cost Manual work for 1 day 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Unnecessary noise making in the hostel1st : Verbal warning 2nd : Written warning and manual work for one day 3rd : Withdrawal from hostel
Associations/ prayer session at unauthorized  time and place1st : Verbal warning 2nd : Written warning and manual work for 1 day 3rd : ban from use of the facility
Sleeping out of hostel without permission1st : Written warning and manual work for three (3) days 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Travelling out of town without permission1st : Written warning and manual work for (3) three days 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Leaving school under false pretence.    1st : Written warning and manual work for (3) three days 2nd : Withdrawal from hostel
Failure to report sick through the normal channels  1st: Verbal warning and counseling 2nd: Written warning 3rd: Manual work for three days after recovery
Sick students failure to report sick1st: Verbal warning and counseling. Arrange to see doctor. 2nd: written warning – arrange to see doctor. Manual work for (3) three days after recovery
Malingering/ truancy1st: Verbal warning and counseling 2nd: Written warning and manual work for one day. 3rd: Five (5) working days suspension.  
Pregnancy during trainingCounseling and deferment of program
Criminal AbortionCounseling and termination of training
Complicity in carrying out abortionCounseling and termination of training
Assault1st: Written warning and manual work for one (1) 2nd: suspension for(5) working days
Battery1st: Manual work for 1 day with bonding 2nd: Withdrawal from hostel
Fighting1st: Written warning and manual work for 2 (two) days. 2nd: Five (5) days suspension with bonding 3rd: Termination of training
Sexual offences (Rape)Report to the police and termination of training.
Sexual activities on campus/ sexual harassment amongst students1st: Written warning and five days suspension 2nd: Termination of training.
Assault/battery on members of staff and their dependants.1st: Written warning with ten (10) days suspension and bonding. 2nd: Termination of training
Insubordination and Rudeness to staff/clinicians/patients/visitors1st: Written warning, manual work for (3) days 2nd: Five days suspension and bonding 3rd: Termination of training
Flouting authority of Principal1st: Written warning and manual work for (3) three days 2nd: Five (5) days suspension and bonding 3rd: Termination of training
Flouting authority of staff/clinicians1st: Verbal warning and manual work for two days 2nd: Written warning and five days suspension 3rd: Termination of training  
Flouting authority of  Prefects/Seniors1st: Verbal warning and manual and manual work for (1) one day 2nd: Written warning and (5) days suspension 3rd: Termination of training
False information Defamation of character1st: Written warning, apology, retraction of information, manual work for (2) two days 2nd: Retraction of information and apology, (10) ten working days suspension with bonding 3rd: Termination of training
Impersonation/ false representationTermination of training
Unauthorized disclosure of official information1st: written warning, manual work for (2) days 2nd: Ten (10) days suspension with bonding 3rd: Termination of training
Possession and use of tobacco and related products1st: written warning, manual work for (2) two days with bonding 2nd: Termination of training
Possession and or use of narcotic drugsCounselingReferral to psychiatristTermination of training
Possession and intake of alcohol1st Written warning and counseling 2nd : Manual work, for 2 days,  bonding and recommendation for psychiatric treatment 3rd : Termination of training
Stealing – depending on gravityCounseling, restitution of item and termination of training
Unauthorized publication1st : Confiscation of publication, written warning, manual work for 3 days and retraction of information and apology. 2nd : twenty one (21) working days suspension and demotion 3rd : Termination of training
Libel1st : Retraction of information,  manual work for 3 days and apology. 2nd : Ten (10) days suspension 3rd : Termination of training
Writing anonymous letters/documents/posters/graffiti1st : Written warning, retraction of information, painting or cleaning of affected area, and  manual work for two (2) working days. 2nd : Ten (10) working days suspension, retraction of information, and painting or cleaning of affected area. 3rd : Termination of training
Rioting/incitement to riotinga) Prompt report to the police b) Ten (10) working days suspension c) Ring leaders and organizers of rioting. d) Termination of training. e) Cost of damages will be visited on all students who took part in the rioting. f) Loss of life during rioting will be reporting to the police.
Disturbance during college functionsManual work for 1 day and verbal warning
Failure to attend school functions1st : Verbal warning and manual work for 1 day 2nd : five (5) days suspension, written warning, and bonding 3rd : Suspension for (21) twenty one working days, and demotion.
Lateness to functionsManual work for 3 days and verbal warning
Use of Mobile/Cell phones during classes, clinical and school functionsSeizure of phone and payment of a fine of five (5) Ghana cedis (GHc 5.0) before collection of phone and Verbal warning. The amount is subject to review
Possession of any form of arms, or ammunition whether Licensed or unlicensed on campusReport to the police
Non payment of school fees1st week : Verbal warning 4 weeks after – External suspension until student comes to pay

DISPLINARY CODE

OFFENCESANCTIONS
Failure to report on the day of resumptionGround work after classes for five (5) working days
Failure to report after twenty-one (21) working days of resumptionAutomatic demotion/deferment
Failure to register for semester coursesStudent shall not be allowed to take the course
Lateness to lectures   Persistent latenessFirst (1st) offence-written warning Second (2nd) offence-manual work for one (1) day Manual work for five (5) working days and bonding
Absenteeism without permission     Persistent AbsenteeismFirst (1st) offence-written warning Second (2nd) offence-manual work for two (2) days Suspension for ten (10) working days
Lateness to clinical/fieldworkFirst (1st) offence-written warning Second (2nd) offence-forfeit a day off warning Third (3rd) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days
Failure to go to work without permissionFirst (1st) offence-written warning and forfeiture of off day Second (2nd) offence-forfeiting of off day and mannual work for one (1) day Third (3rd) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days with bonding
Failure to go to work without permission for more than three (3) days continuously.First (1st) offence-Clinical work for ten (10) working days Second (2nd) offence-dismissal
Sewing of school uniform above the knee levelFirst (1st) offence-seizure and verbal warning Second (2nd) offence-seizure and mannual work for one (1) day Third (3rd) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days
Dressing Otto fiesta by malesFirst (1st) offence-seizure of uniform and verbal warning Second (2nd) offence-seizure and manual work for one (1) day Third (3rd) offence and more-Suspension for five (5) working days
Examination malpracticeFirst (1st) offence-cancellation of the written paper affected Second (2nd) offence-dismissal
Failure to return library books on due dateA fine to be determined by the institution
Tearing, defacing and hiding of library books.Paying three (3) times the current price of the book and losing the borrowing right for one (1) semester.
Loss of library booksPaying three (3) times the current price of the book.
Stealing of library book(s).First (1st) offence-retrieve book and written warning Second (2nd) offence-suspension for five (5) working days and bonding Third (3rd) offence –retrieval and dismissal
Violation of computer laboratory rulesFirst (1st) offence-written warning Second (2nd) offence-banned for one (1) semester
Skill laboratoryRefer-Library sanctions