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WILDLIFE RESERVES (AMENDMENT) (DECLARATION OF GAME RESERVES) REGULATIONS, 1976 (LI 1085).

IN exercise of the powers conferred on the Supreme Military Council by section 11 of the Wild Animals Preservation Act, 1961 (Act 43) these Regulations are made this 27th day of July, 1976.

Regulation 1—Establishment of Reserves.

There are hereby established Reserves to be known as “the Nini-Suhien National Park”, “the Ankasa Game Production Reserve”, “the Bia West Game Production Reserve” and “the Bia South Game Production Reserve”, and accordingly immediately after paragraph (j) of regulation 1 of the Wildlife Reserves Regulations, 1971 (L.I. 710) as amended by the Wildlife Reserves (Amendment) Regulations, 1975 (L.I. 1022) there is hereby inserted the following: —

(k) Nini-Suhien National Park

(l)  Ankasa Game Production Reserve

(m) Bia West Game Production Reserve

(n)  Bia South Game Production Reserve".

Regulation 2—Boundary Description.

Immediately after the particulars relating to the Gbele Game Production Reserve in the Schedule to the Wildlife Reserves (Amendment) Regulations, 1971 (L.I. 710) as amended by the Wildlife Reserves (Amendment) Regulations, 1975 (L.I. 1022) there is hereby inserted the particulars specified in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Regulation 3—Commencement.

These Regulations shall come into force on the 1st day of August, 1976.

SCHEDULE

NINI-SUHIEN NATIONAL PARK BOUNDARY

DESCRIPTION

All that piece or parcel of land known as Nini-Suhien National Park situated north-east of Ankasa Game Production Reserve and south-east of River Tano in the Ankasa River Forest Reserve in the Nzima Evalue-Ajomoro-Owira District of the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana the boundary whereof commencing at a pillar marked NSNP.1 which pillar marks the north-western corner of the site for Ankasa Game Production Reserve and is approximately 3,300 feet east of Longitude 2° 40' and approximately 2,000 feet north of Latitude 5° 30' and Latitude 5° 30' whose intersection of the said pillar NSNP.1 is Longitude 2° 39' 28" and Latitude 5° 20' 20" the boundary runs in a north easterly direction on a bearing of 35° 30' — which bearing together with all further bearings hereinafter mentioned is referred to Meridian l° West Longitude for approximately 33,200 feet to a pillar marked NSNP.2 which pillar is on the left bank of Nini River and thence follows the left bank of the said Nini River in a north and easterly direction upstream for approximately 4,600 feet to its confluence with Nsuta Stream to a pillar marked NSNP.2A and thence follows the aforesaid Nini River in a southerly and easterly direction upstream for approximately 51,300 feet to a pillar marked NSNP.3 which pillar is at the confluence of a stream with Nini River and a foot path from Kesekrom to Barimanso and thence on a bearing of 173° 30' for approximately 33,400 feet to a pillar marked NSNP.4 which pillar is on the left bank of the Suhien (Sui) River in a north westerly direction downstream for approximately 81,500 feet to the point of commencement then enclosing an area of 16570.654 hectares (63,980 square miles) be the same several dimensions little more or less as the same premises are more particularly delineated and shewn edged pink on the plan attached herewith.

 

ANKASA GAME PRODUCTION RESERVE BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION

All that piece or parcel of land known as Ankasa Game Production Reserve situated and lying and being at the northern side approximately 24,000 feet north of the motor road from Tikobo No. 1 to Tikobo No. 2 and south-east of River Tano and south-west of Nini Suhien National Park in the Nzima-Evalue-Ajomoro-Owira District of the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana the boundary whereof commencing at a pillar marked NSNP.1 which marks the south western corner of the said site for Nini-Suhien National Park and is approximately 3,300 feet cast of Longitude 2° 40' and approximately 2,000 feet north of Latitude 5° 30' whose intersection is the said pillar NSNP.1 of Longitude 2° 39' 28" and Latitude 5° 20' 20" the boundary runs in a south easterly direction along the left bank of Suhien (Sui) River upstream for approximately 81,500 feet to a pillar marked NSNP.4 forming a common boundary with the aforesaid site for Nini-Suhien National Park and  thence on a bearing of 173° 30' which bearing together with all further bearings hereinafter mentioned is referred to Meridian 1° West Longitude for approximately 36,200 feet to a pillar marked AGPR.3 and on a bearing of 249° 15' for 14,100 feet to a pillar marked AGPR.4 and thence on a bearing of 276° 15' for approximately 19,150 feet to a pillar marked AGPR.5 which pillar is at the left bank of Bosoke stream and thence follows the left bank of the said Bosoke stream downstream for approximately 6,300 feet to a pillar marked AGPR.6 and thence on a bearing of 275° 30' for 19,750 feet to a pillar marked AGPR.7 which pillar is at the right bank of Abodyeri stream and thence on a bearing of 02° 15' for approximately 19,200 feet to a pillar marked AGPR .8 which pillar is at the left bank of Ankasa River and thence follows the left bank of the said Ankasa River for approximately 12,400 feet to a pillar marked AGPR .9 which pillar is at the point where a foot track cross the said Ankasa River and thence follows the left bank of the aforesaid Ankasa River for approximately 13,700 feet to a pillar marked AGPR. 10 which pillar is on the left bank of Eguntwi stream and thence on a bearing of 307° 00' for approximately 20,000 feet to a pillar marked AGPR. 11 and thence on a bearing of 345° 45' for approximately 26,500 feet to a pillar marked AGPR. 12 and thence on a bearing of 81° 30' for approximately 30,200 feet to a pillar marked AGPR. 13 and thence on a bearing of 35° 30' for approximately 3,800 feet to a point of commencement thus enclosing an area of 34,299.459 hectares (132,431 square miles) be the same several dimensions little more or less as the same premises are more particularly delineated and shewn edged on the plan attached herewith.

 

BIA WEST GAME PRODUCTION RESERVE BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION

All that piece and parcel of land known as Bia West Game Production Reserve situated south-west of the site for Bia National Park in the Sefwi Wiawso District of the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana the boundary whereof commencing at a pillar marked BNP.10 which pillar marks the south western most corner of the said site for Bia National Park and is approximately 10,800 feet south of Latitude 6° 30' and approximately 1,900 feet west of Longitude 3° 10' the boundary runs in a south easterly direction following the south western boundary of the aforesaid Bia National Park on a bearing of  133° 00’ which bearing together with all further bearings hereinafter mentioned is referred to Meridian 1° West Longitude for approximately 20,500 feet to a pillar marked BNP.9 and thence on a bearing of 266° 00' for approximately 25,200 feet to a pillar marked BP.80 and thence on a bearing  of  33° 30' for approximately 18,500 feet to the point of  commencement  thus enclosing an area of 6.845 square miles be the same several dimensions little more or less as the same premises are more particularly delineated and shewn edged green on the plan attached hereto.

 

BIA SOUTH GAME PRODUCTION RESERVE BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION

All that piece of land known as Bia South Game Production Reserve situated south-east of the site for Bia National Park in the Sefwi Wiawso District of the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana the boundary whereof commencing at a pillar marked BNP.5 which pillar marks the south-east most corner of the said site for Bia National park and is approximately 8,000 feet north of Latitude 6° 25' and approximately 9,200 feet of Longitude 3° 00' the boundary runs in a south easterly direction on a bearing of 151° 00' which bearing together with all further bearings hereinafter mentioned is referred to Meridian 1° West Longitude for approximately 13,700 feet to a pillar marked BP.43 and thence on a bearing of 246° 00' for approximately 14,800 feet to a pillar marked BP.49 and thence on a bearing 320° 30' for approximately 14,700 feet to a pillar marked BSGPR.1 and thence on a bearing of 311° 00' for 17,800 feet to a pillar marked BNP.7 and thence on a bearing of 37° 00' for approximately 12,600 feet following the south-eastern boundary of the aforesaid site for the Bia National Park to a pillar marked BNP.6 and thence on a bearing of 90° 00' for approximately 13,500 feet to the point of commencement thus enclosing an area of 23,115 square miles be the same several dimensions little more or less as the same premises are more particularly delineated and shewn edged green on the plan attached hereto.”

 

GENERAL I.K. ACHEAMPONG

Chairman of the Supreme Military Council

Date of Gazette Notification: 6th August, 1976.

 

 

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