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WILDLIFE RESERVES (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1977 (LI 1105).

 

 

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 21st day of April, 1977.

Regulation 1—L.I. 710 Amended.

The Wildlife Reserve Regulations, 1971 (L.I. 710) as amended is hereby further amended as follows—

(a) by the deletion from regulation 1 thereof, of the words “Bia West Game Production Reserve” and “Bia South Game Production Reserve”;

(b) by the insertion at the end of the list of names of Reserves specified in regulation 1 thereof, of  the following new Reserve—“(m) Bia Game Production Reserve.”

(c) by the substitution for the particulars specified in the Schedule thereto relating to the Bia National Park of the new particulars specified in the Schedule to these Regulations;

(d) by the deletion from the Schedule thereto, of the particulars relating to “Bia West Game Production Reserve” and “Bia South Game Production Reserve”; and

(e) by the insertion at the end of the Schedule thereto of the particulars specified in the Schedule to these Regulations relating to the Bia Game Production Reserve.

Regulation 2—Revocation.

The following instruments are hereby revoked—

(a) Wildlife Reserves (Amendment) Regulations, 1974 (L.I. 881);

(b) Sefwi Wiawso State (Bia Tributaries Forest Reserve) Bye-laws, 1940; and

(c) Sefwi Wiawso State (Bia Tributaries Forest Reserve) Bye-laws (Amendment) Order, 1954.

SCHEDULE

 

“BIA NATIONAL PARK DESCRIPTION.

All that piece or parcel of land known as site for Bia National Park situate and lying and being at Debiso South in the Bia Tributaries South Forest Reserve in the Sefwi Wiawso   District of the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana the boundary whereof commencing at a pillar marked BNP. I which pillar is approximately 6,600 feet East of Latitude 03 05’ and approximately 14,600 feet North of Latitude 6 35’ whose intersection of Pillar BNP.1 is Longitude 03 03’ 30” and Latitude 6 37’ 25” at Kontumso Village.  The boundary runs on a bearing of 126 30’ which bearing together with all further bearing hereinafter mentioned is referred to the Meridian 1 West Longitude—for approximately 12,000 feet to a pillar marked BNP. 2 and thence on bearing of 161 30’ for approximately 10,800 feet to a pillar marked BNP.3 and thence on a bearing of  185 30’ for approximately 10,500 feet to a pillar marked BNP.3A and thence on a bearing of 257 30’ for approximately 21,700 feet to a pillar marked BNP.3B and thence on a bearing of 279 30’ for approximately 16,000 feet to a pillar marked BNP.3C and thence on a bearing of 20 00’ for approximately 12,500 feet to a pillar marked BNP.12 and thence on a bearing of 356 00’ for approximately 6,000 feet  to a pillar marked BNP. 13 and thence on a bearing of 60  00’ for approximately 24,700 feet to the point of commencement thus enclosing an area of 30.00 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.”

 

“BIA GAME PRODUCTION RESERVE DESCRIPTION

All that piece or parcel of land known as site for Bia Game Production Reserve situate South of the Site for Bia National Park in the Bia Tributaries South Forest Reserve in the Sefwi Wiawso District of the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana the boundary whereof commencing at a pillar marked BNP.3A which pillar is approximately 19,500 feet on a bearings of 185 30’—which bearing together with all further bearings hereinafter mentioned is referred to Meridian 1 West Longitude—from a pillar marked BMP.3 which pillar marks the Eastern boundary of the said Bia National Park site the boundary runs in a southerly direction on a bearing of 185  30’ for approximately 29,000 feet to a pillar marked BNP.4 and thence on a bearing of 150  00’ for approximately 43,600 feet passing through a pillar marked BNP.5 to a pillar marked BNP.5A and thence on a bearing of 247 00’ for  approximately 15,000 feet to a pillar marked BNP.5B and thence on a bearing of 321 00’ for approximately 14,800 feet to a pillar marked BNP.5C and thence on a bearing of 310 00’ for approximately 31,300 feet passing through a pillar marked BNP.7 to a pillar marked BNP.8 and thence on a bearing of 266 00’ for 32,500 feet passing through a pillar marked BNP.9 to a pillar marked BNP.9A and thence on a bearing of 33 00’ for approximately 32,000 feet passing through a pillar marked BNP.10 to a pillar marked BNP.11 and thence on a bearing of 20 00’ for approximately 16,000 feet to a pillar marked BNP.3c which pillar marks the south-western corner of the aforesaid BIA NATIONAL PARK and thence on a bearing of 99 30’ for approximately  16,000 feet to a pillar marked BNP.3B and thence on a bearing of 77 30’ for approximately  21,700 feet to the point of commencement thus enclosing an area of 88.00 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.”

 

GENERAL I. K. ACHEAMPONG

Chairman of the Supreme Military Council

Date of Gazette Notification: 29th  April, 1977.

 

 

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