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IN exercise of the powers conferred on then Secretary responsible for the interior by section 14 of the Public Order Decree, 1972 (NRCD 68) this Instrument is made this 15th day of February, 1982.

Section 1—Imposition of Curfew.

No person within the boundaries of Ghana shall be out of doors between the hours specified respectively in the Schedule to this Law except under the written permission of the Provisional National Defence Council or a person authorised in that behalf by the Council.

Section 2—Exemption.

The following persons shall be exempted from the provisions of section 1 of this Law:—

(a) members of the People's Armed Forces in uniform and on duty;

(b) Police Officers on duty;

(c) members of the Fire Service on duty;

(d) doctors and nurses on duty; and

(e) such other persons as the Council may direct.

Section 3—Suspension of Curfew.

The Council or any other authority designated by the Council may suspend the operation of the curfew imposed by this instrument throughout Ghana or in any part thereof and may similarly terminate the suspension.

Section 4—Interpretation.

In this Instrument " Council " means the Provisional National Defence Council.                                                     

Section 5—Commencement.

This Instrument shall be deemed to have come into force on the 31st of December, 1981.                                          



Dates   Curfew Hours  

(a) From 31st December, 1981 to 3rd January, 1982       ..

(b) From 4th January, 1982 to 19th January, 1982    ..     ..      

(c) From 20th January, 1982    ..   ..    ..     ..      ..      ..     ..

(d) From 8th February, 1982 (Kumasi only)      ..      ..     ..

            6 p.m.-6 a.m.

8 p.m.-5 a.m.

10 p.m.-5 a.m.

8 p.m.-5 a.m.  

15th February 1982


Secretary Responsible for the Interior


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