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  SUBJECT INDEX TO THE STATUTES OF GHANA

 

ACCIDENTS   see also   CIVIL AVIATION, 

            Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970  (Act 328)

            Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance Act 1958  (No 42)

            Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Regulations 1959 (LN 12)

            Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176)

            Workmen’s Compensation (Calculation of Compensation) Instrument 1988 (LI 1371)

Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

           

ACCOMMODATION   see   HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS; HOUSING; TOURISM

 

ACCOUNTANTS   see   CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

 

ACCRA TOWN (LANDS)

Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

            Greater Accra Region Law 1982 (PNDCL 26)

            Greater Accra Region (Amendment) Law 1982 (PNDCL 28)

            Greater Accra Regional Development Corporation (Vesting of Stone Quarries Decree 1973    

                        (NRCD 218)

 

ACCREDITATION   see   EDUCATION

 

ACQUITION OF LAND   see also   LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES

            Concessions Act 1962 (Act 124), ss. 1 & 16

            Concessions Ordinance (Cap 136)

            Constitution 1992, Art 20(2)

            Land Registry Act 1962  (Act 122)

            Lands (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1963 (Act 161)

            Lands (Statutory Wayleaves) Act 1963 (Act 186)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986  (PNDCL 153)

            State Lands Acts 1962 (Act 125)

            State Property and Contracts Act 1960  (CA 6)

            See also   Ghana Gazette; Land and Concessions Bulletin; and Executive Instruments

           for Notices for Concessions, Land Required for the Public Service and Certificate of Validit

                        y

                         

 

ACTIONS AGAINST PUBLIC OFFICERS

            Public Officers Act 1962 (Act 114)

 

ACTS OF PARLIAMENT ACT 1960 (C.A. 7)

 

ACT OR OMISSION   see  INTERPRETATION ACT  1960  (CA 4)

 

ADA-SANGOR LAGOON (SITE FOR SALT INDUSTRY) (VESTING) LAW 1992  (PNDCL 287)

 

ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

            Administration of Estates Act 1961   (Act 63)

              Administration of Estates (Amendment) Law 1985 (PNDCL 113)

            Administration of Estates (Fees) Rules, 1966 (LI 506)

            Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Commencement) Order, 1961 (LI 137)

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

            Children’s Act 1998  (Act 560)
Constitution 1992 art. 22(1)
Customary Marriage and Divorce (Registration) (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 263)

Customary Marriage and Divorce (Registration) Law 1985 (PNDCL 112)

Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71) s. 36

Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act 645)

Head of Family (Accountability) Law 1985 (PNDCL 114)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592), ss.10 (1) (f); 51

            Intestate Succession (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 264)

Intestate Succession Law 1985 (PNDCL 111)

Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Limitation of action against estate: Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176) s.26

            Marriage of Mohammedans   (Cap 129)  (1951 Revised)

            Marriage Ordinance  (Cap 127) (1951 Revised)

            Matrimonial Causes Act 1971 (Act 367) s. 30

            National Savings and Credit Bank Decree 1972 (NRCD 38)

Pensions Ordinance  (Cap 30)

            Probate and Administration Rules 1991  (LI 1515)

            Seamen, Property of Deceased:  Ghana  Shipping Act 2003 (Act 645) ss. 148-150

Seamen, Property of Deceased:  Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183) ss.115-122

 revoked: Act 645

Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

            Wills Act 1971 (Act 360)

 

ADMINISTRTATION OF LANDS   see also   LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: LAND TITLE

                          REGISTRATION

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

            Administration of Lands Regulations 1962 (LI 232)

Administration of Lands Regulations 1963 (LI 283)

Administration of Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1963 (LI 295)

Administration of Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1964 (LI 362)

Administration of Lands (Appeals Tribunal) Regulations 1963 (LI 251)

Administration of Lands (Kumasi Open Spaces) (Extension) Regulations 1964 (LI 361)

            Lands (Miscellaneous services) Fee Instrument 1999 (LI 1657); (LI 1688)

Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands Act 1994 (Act 481)

 

ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL   see   Administration of  Estates Act 1961 (Act 63)

 

ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459) s. 20

            High Courts Rules 1954 (LN140A)

 

ADOPTION  OF CHILDREN 

              Adoption (High Court) Rules 1963 (LI 276)

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

 

ADVERTISEMENT
            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s. 284
            Ghana Institute of Journalism Decree 1974 (NRCD 275)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)  5th Sched.

            Local Government Bulletins

            Pesticides Control and Management Act 1996 (Act 528) s. 26

            Securities and Exchange Commission Regulations 2003 (LI 1728)

 

AERODROMES   see   CIVIL AVIATION 

 

 

AFFIDAVITS   see also   DECLARATIONS AND AFFIRMATION; OATHS

High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN 140A)  Ord. 38

 

AFRICA DEFENCE

            Africa Defence (Ghana) Act 1965 (Act 313)

 

 

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES) DECREE 1967 

(NLCD 173)

 

AFTERCARE  AGENTS

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)  s. 383

            Mental Health Decree 1972 (NRCD 30)

 
AGE
Interpretation Act 1960  (CA 4)
Age of Consent: Marriage         Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.)

            Majority :  see  Matrimonial Causes Act 1971 (Act 367), s. 29

            Cinematograph (Amendment) Decree 1975 (NRCD 350 s.5(e)

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

            Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 633)

            Children’s Act 1998  (Act 560)

Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323)

            Retiring age and Pension:          Constitution 1992 s. 13
Pensions Ordinance (Cap 30) s.7

Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            Sexual offences:  Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) Ch. 6

                                         Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (Act 554

 

AGENT   see   POWERS OF ATTORNEY

 

AGREEMENT

            Contracts Act 1960 (Act 25)

            Matrimonial Causes Act 1971 (Act 367)

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

 

AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES, FORESTRY, FOOD AND DRUGS   see also   ANIMALS

            Agricultural Development Bank Act 1965 (Act 286)

Agricultural Credit and Co-operative Bank Act 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 182)

            Agricultural Credit and Co-operative Bank Act 1965 (Commencement) Instrument 1965 (LI 480)

            Animals (Control of Importation) Ordinance, 1952 (No. 36)

            Bast Fibres Development Board Act 1970 (Act 326)

            Cocoa Industry and Ghana Cocoa Marketing Board (Amendment) Decree 1978 (SMCD 204)

            Cocoa Industry (Regulation) (Consolidation) Decree 1968 (NLCD 278)

            Cocoa Industry Regulations, 1968 (LI 598)

            Concessions Ordinance (Cap 136)

Customs and Excise  (Duties and Other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 578)

            Diseases of Animals Act 1961 (Act 83)

            Economic Plants Protection Decree 1979 (AFRCD 47)

            Economic Plants (Rates of Compensation for Cocoa Trees) Instrument, 1979 (L.I. 1231)

            Environment Assessment Regulations 1999 (LI 1652)

            Environmental Assessment (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (LI 1703)

            Farm Lands (Protection) Act 1962 (Act 107)

            Farm Lands (Prescribed Areas) Instrument 1962  (LI 178)

            Fisheries Act 2002 (Act 625)

Food and Drugs Law 1992 (PNFCL 305B)    

Food and Drugs (Amendment) Act 1996 (Act 523)

Forests Ordinance, 1951 (Cap 157)

            Forestry Commission Act 1999 (Act 571)

            Forest Plantation Development Fund Act 2000  (Act 583)

Forest Plantation Development Fund (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 623)

            Forest Protection Decree 1974 (NRCD 243)

            Forest Reserves Regulations, 1927  (Laws of the G.C. vol. IX, p. 284) (1954 Revised)

            Forest Reserves Rules, 1925 (Laws of the G. C. vol. VII, p.889)  (1954 Revised)

            Fruit Industry Decree 1969 (NLCD 356)

            Fruit Industry (Bananas) Regulations, 1970 (L.I. 643)

            Fruit Industry (Coffee) Regulations. 1970 (L.I. 644)

            Fruit Industry (Copra) Regulations, 1970 (L.I. 645)

            Fruit Industry (Palm Kernels) Regulations, 1970 (L.I. 646)

            Ghana Cocoa Board Law 1983 (PNDCL 81)

            Ghana Timber Marketing Board (Recovery of Loans) Decree 1968 (NLCD 294)

            Ghana Tobacco Company Limited (Tobacco Purchases) Decree 1978 (SMCD 174)

            Grains Development Board Act 1970 (Act 324)

            Irrigation Development Authority Decree 1977 (SMCD 85)

Irrigation Development Authority (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 89): (SMCD 127)

            Prevention and Control of Pests and Diseases of Plants Act 1965 (Act 307)

            Prevention of Damage by Pests Decree 1968  (NLCD 245)

            Importation and Exportation of Parrots (Prohibition) Regulations 1980 (LI 1240)

Importation of Plants Regulations, 1936 (Laws of G. C. Vol.  IX, p. 305) (1954 Revised)

            Seeds (Certification and Standards) Decree 1972 (NRCD 100)

Seeds (Certification and Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1973 (LI 802)

Seeds (Certification and Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (LI 1311); (LI 1677)

            State Farms Corporation Instrument 1965 (LI 398)

            State Fishing Corporation and Ghana Cold Stores Limited (Merger) Decree 1974 (NRCD 304)

Timber Concessions (Revesting) Law 1982 (PNDCL 17)

Timber Concessions (Revesting) (Amendment) Law 1982 (PNDCL 35)

            Timber Industry and Ghana Timber Marketing Board (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 128)

            Timber Lands (Protected Areas) Regulations, 1959 (L.N. 311)

            Timber Resources Management Act 1997  (Act 547)

            Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 617)

Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998  (LI 1649)

Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1721)

            Timber Operations (Government Participation) Decree 1972 (NRCD 139) (SMCD 9)

            Trees and Timber Decree 1974 (NRCD 273)

Trees and Timber (Amendment) Act 1994 (Act 493)

            Trees and Timber (Control of Cutting) Regulations, 1958 (L.N. 368)

            Trees and Timber (Control of Export of Logs) Regulations, 1961 (L.I. 130)

Trees and Timber (Control of Measurement) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (LI 1279)

            Wholesale Fish Marketing Act 1963 (Act 156)

            Wetland Management (Ramsar Sites) Regulations, 1999  (L.I. 1659)

            Exempt:  VAT  (Act 546) Sch.1

 

AIDS

            Ghana Aids Commission Act 2002 (Act 613)

 

AIR FORCE   see   ARMY

 

AIR NAVIGATION   see   CIVIL AVIATION

 

AIRCRAFT   see   CIVIL AVIATION

 

AIRCRAFT,  protection of.   see   CIVIL AVIATION

AIRPORTS   see also   CIVIL AVIATION

            Airport Tax Act 1963 (Act 209)

            Airport Tax (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 596);  (Act 638)

            Environment Assessment Regulations 1999 (LI 1652)

Environment Assessment (Amendment)Regulations 2002 (LI 1703)

 

AKIM ABUAKWA  (Stool Revenue)

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

 

AKOSOMBO TOWNSHIP   see   VOLTA RIVER DEVELOPMENT

 

AKPETESHI   see   LIQUOR

 

ALIENS   see also   CITIZENSHIP;  IMMIGRATION

Alien Enterprises Licensing Regulations 1970 (LI 670)

Aliens (Permits for Prohibited Areas)(Amendment) Regulations 1981 (LI 1267)

Aliens (Permits for Prohibited Areas) Regulations 1969 (LI 612)

Aliens (Registration) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1975 (LI 1052)

Aliens (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (LI 883)

Aliens (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (LI 969)

Aliens (Registration) Regulations 1974 (LI 856)

            Aliens (Routes of Entry into Ghana) Instrument 1965  (LI 462)       

            Aliens Act 1963 (Act 160)    (Repealed by Act 573)  (SI saved)

            Citizenship Act 2000 (Act 591)

            Diamond Decree 1972 (NRCD 32)

            Extradition Act 1960 (Act 22)

            Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 1994 (Act 478)

Immigration (Amendment) Regulation (Revocation) Instrument 1992 (LI 1542)

            Immigration Act 1957 (Act 15)  (Repealed by Act 160)

            Immigration Act 2000 (Act 573)

Immigration Regulations 2001  (LI 1691)

Immigration Service Regulations 1997  (LI 1636)

            Offences by aliens within Territorial Waters: Criminal Procedure Code Act 30 s.118

 

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459), s. 72 and 73

 

AMBASSADOR   see also   IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

            Constitution 1992 art 74

 

AMMUNITION   see   ARMS AND AMMUNITION

 

AMNESTY

           

ANATOMY

            Anatomy Act 1965  (Act 280)

 

ANIMALS

            Animals (Control of Importation) Ordinance, 1952 (No. 36)

            Animals (Control of Importation)(Amendment) Regulations 1962  (LI 211)

            Animals (Artificial Insemination) Ordinance, 1955 (No. 33)

            Cattle Development Board Decree 1972 (NRCD 42)

Cattle Development Board (Amendment) (No 2) Decree 1972 (NRCD 126)

Cattle Development Board Decree 1978 (SMCD 153)

            Customs and Excise (Duties and Other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 578)

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) Chap. 9

            Diseases of Animals Act 1961 (Act 83)

Diseases of Animals (Declaration of Affected Area) (0n Control of African Swine Fever)

             Instrument 2002 (EI 35)

            Forestry Commission Act 1999 (Act 571)

            Timber Resources Management Act 1997 (Act 547)

Unclaimed Property Decree 1969 (NLCD 371)

Vertinary Surgeons Law 1992 (PNDCL 305C

Wetland Management (Ramsar Sites) Regulations, 1999 (L.I. 1659)

            Wild Animals Preservation Act 1961 (Act 43)

Wildlife Conservation (Amendment) Regulations 1988  (LI 1357)

Wildlife Conservation (Amendment) Regulations, 1989 (LI 1452) (LI 1284)

            Wildlife Conservation Regulations, 1971 (LI 685)

Wildlife Reserves (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (LI 1283) (LI 1022) (LI 1084)

Wildlife Reserves (Amendment)(Declaration of Game Reserves) Regulations 1976 (LI 1085)

Wildlife Reserves (Declaration of Game Reserves)(Amendment) Regulations 1991 (LI 1525)

Wildlife Reserves Regulations 1971 (LI 710)

            Exempt Supplies:  VAT  (Act 546) Sch. 1

            Value Added Tax (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 629)

 

ANTIQUITIES   see   NATIONAL MUSUEM

 

APPEALS    see   COURTS

 

APPRENTICESHIP

            Child Rights Regulations 2002 (LI 1705)

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

            Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act 645)

            Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183) s. 77   revoked: Act 645

            National Vocational Training Act 1970 (Act 351)

            National Vocational Training Board (Apprentice Training) Regulations 1978 (LI 1151)

 
APPROPRIATION

            Appropriation Act 1980 (Act 407)

            Appropriation Act 1994 (Act 477)

Appropriation Act 1995 (Act 499)

Appropriation Act 1981 (Act 448)

Appropriation Act 1998 (Act 548)

Appropriation Act 2002 (Act 621)   repealed;  (Act 643)

Appropriation Act 2003 (Act 643)

            Budget (Supplementary Provisions) Decree 1974  (NRCD 274)

 
ARBITRATION

            Arbitration (Foreign Awards) Instrument, 1963  (LI 261)

            Arbitration Act 1961 (Act 38)

            Arbitration Act 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961  (LI 152)

            Dispute settlement:  Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153) s. 31

Foreign Judgments and Maintenance Orders(Reciprocal Enforcement) Instrument 1993              (LI1575)

            High Court Civil Procedure Rules 1954 (LN 140A) Order 72

Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry)  Cap 93 (1951 Rev.)

 

ARCHITECTS

               Architects Decree 1969 (NLCD 357)

            Architects Decree 1969 (Commencement) Instrument 1969 (LI 634)

            Architects (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 75)

            Architectural and Engineering Services Corporation Decree 1973 (NRCD 193)

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

ARCHIVES   see   RECORDS

 

ARMS AND AMMUNITIONS    see also   PUBLIC ORDER

            Arms and Ammunition Act 1962 (Act 118)

            Arms and Ammunition Decree 1972 (NRCD 9)

            Arms and Ammunition (Amendment) Act 1996 (Act 519)

            Arms and Ammunition (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 604)

            Arms and Ammunition Regulations 1962 (LI 200)

Arms and Ammunition (Amendment) Regulations 1963 (LI 277); (LI 315)

Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29)  s.192

             Emergency Powers Instrument 2003 (EI 1) 

             National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons Act 2007 (Act 736)

 

ARMS OF GHANA   see   FLAG AND ARMS OF GHANA

 

ARMY

            Armed Forces (Amendment) (No. 2) Decree 1972 (NRCD 125); (NRCD 222); (PNDCL 63)

            Armed Forces (Amendment) Act 1962 (Act 131)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (LI 741) (LI 757)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1974  (LI 869); (LI 983); (LI 997)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1975  (LI 1007); (LI 1034); (LI 1037)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1976  (LI 1063); (LI 1069); (LI 1099)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1977   (LI 1109); (LI 1110);

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1977 (CI 29) 

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1978  (LI 1177)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1986  (LI 1332)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1987  (LI 1346)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1991  (LI 1522)

Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations 1992  (LI 1546)

Armed Forces (Amendment)(No 1) Regulations 2000 (CI 27) 

Armed Forces (Amendment)(No 2) Regulations 2000 (CI 28) 

Armed Forces (Civilian Employees) Regulations 1977 (LI 1114)

            Armed Forces (Court Martial Appeal Court) Regulations 1969  (LI 622)

            Armed Forces (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree 1979 (SMCD 235)

            Armed Forces (Revised Pensions Provisions) Decree 1967 (NLCD 187) (NRCD 157)

Armed Forces (Revocations) Regulations 1970  (LI 669)

            Armed Forces (Special Provisions) Act 1964 (Act 234)

Armed Forces Act (Commencement) Regulations 1962  (LI 184)

Armed Forces Act 1962 (Act 105)

            Armed Forces Pensions (Civilian Employees) Decree 1967 (NLCD 166)

            Armed Forces Pensions (Civilian Employees)(Amendment) Decree (NRCD 144) (SMCD 106)

Armed Forces Regulations 1970 (CI 12) 

            Armed Forces Regulations, 1970 (Amendment) Law 1983 (PNDCL 40)

Constitution 1992

            Foreign Enlistment Act 1961 (Act 75)

Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

            Restriction on Use of Military Uniforms and Equipment Decree 1967 (NLCD 177)

            Special Military Tribunal (Amendment) Law 1984 (PNDCL 77) (PNDCL 100)

            Special Military Tribunal Law 1982  (PNDCL 19)

            State Proceedings Act 1998 (Act 555)

           The Registration on use of Military Uniforms and Equipment (Amendment) Act 2008 (Act 746)

Visiting Forces (Amendment) Act 1964 (Act 233)

Visiting Forces Act 1962 (Act 117)

Wills Act 1971 (Act 360)

 

ARTS COUNCIL   see   CULTURE; THEATRE

ASHANTI STOOL LANDS

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

ASSEMBLY   see    PARLIAMENT; REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

 

ASSESSORS

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

 

ASSETS

            Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Act 63)

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

            Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidation) Act 1963 (Act 180)

Declaration of Assets and Liabilities:  Constitution 1992, art. 286

            Investigation and Forfeiture of Assets (Further Implementation of Commission’s

                    Findings) (Amendment) Act 1995 (Act 508)

Non-Performing Assets (Loans, Investment) Recovery Act 1996 (Act 518)

Political Parties Act 2002 (Act 574) ss. 13-14

Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

            Restriction on Transfer of Assets Act 1970 (Act 323)  

            Statute Law Revision Act 1997 (Act 543)

            Transfer of Assets (Gihoc Sugar Estates) Decree 1973 (NRCD 169

 

ATOMIC ENERGY AND RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES

            Atomic Energy Commission Act 2000  (Act 588)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153) ss. 61-65

            Radiation Protection Instrument 1993 (LI 1559)

           

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND SOLICITOR GENERAL   see also   LEGAL SERVICE

Attorney General’s Fiat:  Constitution 1992, art.  88; 293

            Civil Service (Amendment) Decree 1974 (NRCD 277)

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30) ss. 54-59

            Law Officers Decree 1974 (NRCD 279)

            Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 1964 (Act 226)

            Public Officers (Attorney-General) Instrument  1962 (LI 203)

               State Proceedings Act 1998 (Act 555)

 

ATTORNEY, POWER OF   see   POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT 1998 (Act 549)

 

AUCTION SALES

Auction Sales Law 1989 (PNDCL 230)

            Auctions Sales Regulations, 2001  (LI 1678)

            Commercial and Industrial Bulletin

            Local Government Act 1993  (Act 462)

            Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

 

AUCTIONEER   see   AUCTION SALES

 

AUDIT 

Audit Service Act  2000 (Act 584)

            Auditor-General (Disallowance and Surcharge Appeal) Rules 1971 (CI 22)

            Constitution 1992

Financial Administration Act 2003 (Act 654)

            Financial Administration Regulations 2004 (LI 1802)

Financial Administration Decree 1979 (SMCD 221)   repealed: Act 654

           Financial Administration Regulations 1979 (LI 1234)   revoked: LI 1802

Local Government Act 1993  (Act 462)

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

 

AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION

            Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323) Part IX

 

AUTREFOIS ACQUIT and AUTREFOIS CONVICT   see also   CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Armed Forces Act 1962 (Act 105) s. 81

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30) ss. 113-116

 
AVIATION   see   CIVIL AVIATION

           

BAIL   see   CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 

 

BAMBOO  

            Exportation of Raw Rattan Canes and Bamboo (Prohibition) Regulations 1990 (LI 1494)

 

BANANAS   see   FUIT INDUSTRY

 

BANK HOLIDAYS   see   PUBLIC HOLIDAYS;  INTERPRETATION

 

BANK NOTE   see also   CURRENCY AND BANKNOTES

Bank of Ghana Act 2002  (Act 612)

 

BANK OF GHANA

            Bank of Ghana (Authorised Capital) Regulation, 1981 (LI 1260)

            Bank of Ghana (Treasury Bills and other Securities of Ghana Government) Instrument 1966

            (LI 510)

            Bank of Ghana Act (Suspension of Operation of section 15(3) Instrument 1982 (LI 1273)

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002  (Act 612)

            Banking (Capital, Audit and Prudential Requirements) Regulations 1988 (LI 1389)

            Banking Regulations 1973 (LI 830)

            Central Bank:  Constitution 1992, art.183 and 184

Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330) s.36

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

 

BANKING   see also   NON-BANKING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS;  BANK OF GHANA;
                         SECURITIES INDUSTRY

            African Development Bank (Immunities and Privileges) Decree 1967  (NLCD) 173)

            Agricultural Credit and Co-operative Bank Act 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 182)

            Agricultural Development Bank Act 1965 (Act 286) 

            Agricultural Development Bank (Amendment) Act 1970 (Act 352)

            Banking ( Amendment) Act 2007 (Act 738)

            Banking Law 1989  (PNDCL 225)

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002  (Act 612) 

            Bank for Housing and Construction Decree 1972 (NRCD 135); (NRCD 211)

Bank for Housing and Construction (Commencement) Instrument 1973 (LI 853)

            Banking Regulations 1973 (LI 830)   

Banking (Capital, Audit and Prudential Requirements) Regulations, 1988 (LI 1389)

Bills of Exchange Act 1961 (Act 55)  (NLCD 120)

            Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidations) Act 1963 (Act 180)

            Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179)  (Act 474)

            Courts (Award of Interest) Instrument, 1984 (LI 1295)

            Contracts Act 1960 (Act 25)

            Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29)

Currency Act 1964 (Act 242) (NLCD 147)

Currency (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NRCD 183); (NRCD 295); (SMCD 100)

            Currency Regulations, 1974  (LI 984)

Exchange Control Act 1961  (Act 71)

            Exchange Control Regulations, 1961 (L.I. 133)

            Export and Import Act 1995 (Act 503);  (Act 585)

            Finance Lease Law 1993 (PNDCL 331)

            Financial Institutions (Non-Banking) Law 1993 (PNDCL 328)

            Foreign Exchange Decree 1972 (NRCD 44)

            Free Zone Act 1995 (Act 504);  (Act 618)

            Ghana Commercial Bank Decree 1972 (NRCD 115)

            Ghana Commercial Bank (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 163)

            Ghana Commercial Bank (Amendment) Law 1986 (PNDCL 148)

            Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 1994 (Act 478)

            Home Mortgage Finance Law 1993  (PNDCL 329)

            Unit Trust (Home Finance Company) Authorisation Instrument, 1991 (LI 1516)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            Incorporated Private Partnerships Act 1962 (Act 152)

Incorporated Private Partnerships (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 605)

            Insolvency Act 1962 (Act 153)  (not yet in force)

International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation (Amendment) Act 1960 (Act 12); (Act 285) International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 359) International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation Act 1957 (No. 17)

            International Development Association Act 1960 (Act 11)

            Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

            Land Title Registration Law 1986 (PNDCL 152)

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Loans Act 1970 (Act 335)

            Loans Recovery Ordinance, Cap. 175

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153)

            Money Lenders Ordinance  (Cap 176)

Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

            National Investment Bank Act 1963  (Act 163)

National Investment Bank Act 1963 (Amendment) Decree 1968  (NLCD 236)

National Investment Bank Act 1963 (Amendment) Decree 1975 (NRCD 316); (SMCD 152); (PNDCL 106)

National Investment Bank (Commencement of Business) Instrument 1963  (LI 280)

            National Investment Bank Regulations 1963   (LI 305)

            National Mortgage, Financing and Guarantee Scheme Decree 1976 (SMCD 23)

            National Reconstruction Levy Act 2001 (Act 597) (Act 619)

            National Savings and Credit Bank Decree 1972 (NRCD 38); (NRCD 337)

Non-Performing Assets (Loans, Investment) Recovery Act 1996 (Act 518)

Powers of Attorney Act 1988 (Act 549)

Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation Law 1989 (PNDCL 219)

Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

            Securities Industry Law 1993 (PNDCL 333)

            Securities Industry (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 590)

            Serious Fraud Office Act. 1993 (Act 466)

            Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            Stamps Act 1965 (Act 311)

            State Insurance Corporation Instrument 1965 (LI 424)

            Students Loans Scheme Law 1992 (PNDCL 276)

            Financial Services:  Exempt supplies:  VAT (Act 546)

 

BANKRUPTCY

            Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidation) Act 1963 (Act 180)

            Companies Code 1963 (Act 179)

            Insolvency Act 1962 (Act 153)  (not yet in force)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998  (Act 546) s. 35

 

BANNS   see   MARRIAGE

 

BAR LICENCE   see also   LIQUOR

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) 5th Sch.

BARGAINS AND SALE   see   CONTRACT

 
BARRISTER AND COUNSEL   see also   LEGAL PROFESSION  

            Legal Profession Act 1960 (Act 32)

 

BAST FIBRES   see   AGRICULTURE, ETC

 

BASTARDY   see also   PARENT AND CHILD

            Constitution 1992 art. 28

 

BEACHES OBSTRUCTIONS ORDINANCE  (Cap 240)

 

BEARER CERTIFICATES  

            Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

 

BEER   see also   LIQUOR

Customs and Excise (Beer Brewing) Regulations 1976 (L.I. 1061)

            Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes)(Amendment) (No 2) Act 1998 (Act 557); (Act 578)

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

            Liquor Licensing Act 1970 (Act 331)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) 5th Sch.

Prohibition of Sale of Beer and Spirits (Private Houses) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 33).

 

BEGGARS AND DESTITUTES

            Beggars and Destitutes Decree 1969  (NLCD 392)

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560) s. 18(1)(g)(h)

Public Collections Act 1961  (Act 59)

 

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

Banker to Banker:   National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) Law 1989 (PNDCL 223)

            Casino Licensing (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 607)

            Casino Licensing Decree 1975 (NRCD 320)

            Casino Revenue Tax (Amendment) Decree 1976 (SMCD 45) (PNDCL 133)

            Casino Revenue Tax Decree 1973 (NRCD 200)

            Football Pools Authority Act 1961 (Act 78)

Football Pools Authority (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 115); (NLCD 214) (NRCD 358)

            Gambling Machines (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 610) (NRCD 276) (PNDCL 129)

            Gambling Machines Decree 1973 (NRCD 174)

            Ghana Legion Decree 1971 (NRCD 285)  s.15

Horse Racing Commission Act 1963 (Act 201)

            Hotel Proprietors Act 1957  (No. 20)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) s.13

            Local Government Bulletin

            Lotteries and Betting Act 1960 (Act 31)

            Lotteries and Betting (Amendment) Act 1962 (Act 143)

            Lotteries and Betting (Amendment) Act 1964 (Act 247)

            Lotteries (Amendment) Regulations 1960 (LI 61)

            National Weekly Lotto Act 1961 (Act 94)

            National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) Decree 1975 (NRCD 351) (SMCD 83)

            National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) Law 1989 (PNDCL 223)

            District Weekly Lotto Regulations, 1989 (LI 1482)

National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1974 (LI 879)

National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (LI 859)

National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (LI 1036)

National Weekly Lotto (Coupons) Regulations 1978  (LI 1175)

National Weekly Lotto Regulations 1962 (LI 237)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998  (Act 546) s. 13

 

BIGAMY   see also   MARRIAGE

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) ss. 262 -272

 

BILL OF EXCHANGE AND PROMISSORY NOTE   see also   BANKING

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002 (Act 612)

            Bills of Exchange Act 1961 (Act 55)

Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Decree 1966  (NLCD 120)

Companies Code 1963 (Act 179)

            Currency Act 1964 (Act 242)

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

 
BILL OF LADING   see also   MERCHANT SHIPPING

Bills of Lading Act 1961 (Act 42)

Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

 

BINGO   see   BETTING AND GAMING, LOTTERIES

 

BIRDS   see   ANIMALS

 

BIRTH   see   REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS

           

BLIND PERSONS   see also   DISABLED PERSONS

            Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

            Probate and Administration Rules, 1991 (LI 1515) Order 3, r.4           

 

BODIES CORPORATE (Official Liquidation) Act 1963 (Act 180)

 
BONA VACANTIA

            Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Act 63) s. 48(a)

 

BOND

            Administration of Estate Act 1961 (Act 63)

            Criminal Procedure Code, 1960 (Act 30)

            Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

 

BOOKS

            Copyright Law 1985 (PNDCL 110)

Copyright Society of Ghana Regulations 1992  (LI 1527)

            Book and Newspaper Registration Act 1961 (Act 73); (Act 193)

            Book and Newspaper Registration Regulation, 1961 (LI 151)

            Exempt supplies:  VAT (Act 546)

 

BORDER   see   BOUNDARY

 

BORSTAL INSTITUTIONS   see CORRECTIONAL CENTRES,
 
BOXING

            Sports Decree 1976 (SMCD 54)

 
BOUNDARY

            Border (Ghana/Ivory Coast) (Appointment of Commission) Instrument 1968  (LI 595); (LI 647)

            Border (Ghana/Togo) Demarcation Commission Instrument, 1975 (LI 1035)

            Border Demarcation (Appointment of Commission) (Amendment) Instrument 1970 (LI 647)

            Border Demarcation Commission Decree 1968 (NLCD 235)

            Electoral Commission Act 1993  (Act 451)      

            Land Title Registration Law 1986 (PNDCL 152) Part III

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

            Survey Act 1962 (Act 127)

 

BREACH OF PROMISE OF MARRIAGE

             Civil Liability Act  (Act 176)  ss. 22 & 23: Not to apply for breach of promise to marry 

 

BREAST FEEDING   see   FOOD AND DRUGS

 

BRIBERY

 Representation of the People Law 1992 (PNDCL 284) s. 33

             Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29)

 

BRIDGE   

Ghana Highway Authority Act 1997 (Act 540)

 

BRIDGE TOLLS   see   TOLLS

Ghana Highway Authority Act 1997 (Act 540)

 

BROADCASTING   see also   LIBEL AND SLANDER;  CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS.

            National Communications Authority Act 1996 (Act 524)

Telecommunications (Frequency Registration and Control) Regulations, 1977 (LI 1121)

 revoked: LI 1719

Telecommunications Frequency Registration and Control) (Amendment) Regulations, 1984

                        (L.I. 1302) revoked: LI 1719

             National Communications Regulations 2003 (LI 1719)

Cinematography Act 1961 (Act 76) (NRCD 350)

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Decree 1968 (NLCD 226) 

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (Amendment) Decree  (NLCD 385)  (NRCD 334)

Television Licensing Decree 1966  (NLCD 89)

Television Licensing (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 100);  (PNDCL 257)

 

BROTHEL   

Criminal Code, 1960  (Act 29) ss. 273 - 279

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998  (Act 554)

 

BUILDING

            Architects Decree 1969 (NLCD 357)

            Architectural and Engineering Services Corporation Decree 1973 (NRCD 193)

            Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970 (Act 328)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153) s.73

            National Building Regulations, 1996 (L.I. 1630)

            Town and Council Planning Act 1958 (No. 30)

            Town and Council Planning Ordinance (Cap 84)

            Towns Ordinance  (Cap 86)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998  (Act 546)

 

BUILDING SOCIETIES

            Building Societies Ordinance, 1955 (No. 30) 

Building Societies (Amendment) Act 1957  (No 9)

Building Societies (Amendment) Act 1959  (No 59)

BULLION
Banking Law 1989 (PNDCL 225)

Bank of Ghana Act  2002 (Act 612)

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

 

BUNGALOWS 

            Public Servants (Control of Provision of Bungalows) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 34)

 

BUOYS   see   CARRIAGE BY SEA

 

BURIAL

            Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18) s.9

            Hindering burial of dead body, etc.: Act 29 s. 285

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

            Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act 1998 (Act 563)

            Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1965 (Act 301)

            Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1968 (NLCD 285)

            Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations 1970 (LI 653)

 

BURNING   see   FIRE

 

BUSH FIRE   see   FIRE

 

BUSINESS NAMES   see   COMPANIES;  REGISTRATION OF BUSSINESS NAMES

 
BUSINESS PREMISES

Companies Code 1963 (Act 179)

            Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970 (Act 328)

Rent Act 1963 (Act 220)

 

BYE LAW 

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)  ss. 79 – 83

            Local Government Bulletin

 

C.I.F.   see   SALE OF GOODS

 

CAB   see   ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

 

CABINET MINSTERS

Constitution 1992

 

CALENDAR

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

 

CANNABIS   see   DANGEROUS DRUGS

 

CANVASSING   see   REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

 

CAPITAL GAINS TAX   see also   INCOME TAX

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            Internal Revenue (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 622)

             

CARGO   see also   MERCHANT SHIPPING

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

 

 

CARRIAGE BY AIR   see also   CIVIL  AVIATION

Civil Aviation  -  Carriage by Air (Colonies, Protectorates and Trust Territories) Order, 1953         (L.N 155/54); (S.I. 1953 no. 1474)                        

           

            Civil Aviation Carriage by Air (Non-international Carriage) Colonies Protectorates and Trust

                        Territories) Order, 1953  (L.N. 154/54); (S.I. 1953 No 1206)

            Ghana Civil Aviation Authority Law 1986 (PNDCL 151)

              Warsaw Convention :

       Carriage by Air (Colonies, Protectories  and Trust Territories) Order, 1953 (No 1474)

  see -  Laws of G.C. vol. 6 pp. 671 - 686; (L.N. 155/54)

      See also   Halsbury’s  Statutes of England  3rd ed,  vol. 2   p. 612 et seq.

                                    Montreal Protocols.  Halsbury’s Statutes.  4th ed.  vol. 4 p. 70-74

Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993  (PNDCL 330)

           

 CARRIAGE BY ROAD   see also   ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993  (PNDCL 330)

            Road Traffic Ordinance 1952 (No 55)

 

CARRIAGE BY SEA   see   MERCHANT SHIPPING

 

CARRIAGE OF GOODS   See   CARRIAGE BY AIR;  CARRIAGE BY ROAD;  CIVIAL AVIATION

         MERCHANT SHIPPING;  PORTS AND HABOURS;  RAILYWAYS; ROAD TRAFFIC ETC.

 

CASE STATED 

            Arbitration Act 1961 (Act 38) ss. 24-31

Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

            Supreme Court Rules 1998 (CI 16) r. 15

 

CASINO   see   BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES; HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS

 
CASSAVA

            Prevention and Control of Pests and Diseases of Plants (Cassava Plant and Plant Products)    

                      (Prohibition of Importation) Regulations 1974  (LI 882)

 

CATTLE

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) ss. 299, 300

 

CATTLE DEVELOPMENT BOARD Decree 1972 NRCD 42

            Cattle Development Board (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 82); (NRCD 126); (SMCD 153)

 

CAVEAT

Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Act 63), 

Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127)

 

CEMETERY   see also   BURIAL

            Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1965 (Act 301)

See also   Local Government Bulletin for Bye laws on Cemeteries for various Districts

 

CENSORSHIP OF FILMS

            Cinematograph Act 1961 (Act 76)

 

CENSUS   see also   POPULATION (Statistics)

            National Population Council Act 1994 (Act 485)

Statistical Service Law 1985 (PNDCL 135)    

 

CERTIORARI   see   HABEAS CORPUS, ETC

CHAIN SAW   

            Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998  (LI 1649)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE   see   COMMERCIAL LAW

 

CHARITIES 

Trustees (Incorporation) Act 1962 (Act 106)

            Public Collections Act 1961 (Act 59)

            Exempt tax: Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592) s. 105

 
CHARTER FLIGHTS   see   TOURISM

 

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
Chartered Accountants Act 1963 (Act 170)

            Chartered Accountants (Commencement of Functions) Instruments 1963 (LI 292)

Chartered Accountants (Membership) Regulations 1964  (LI 338)

Chartered Accountants (Membership) Regulations 1974  (LI 977)

            Income Tax (Registration of Trade, Business, Profession or Vocation) Law 1986 (PNDCL 156)

 

CHARTERPARTY   see also   MERCHANT SHIPPING

            Contracts Act 1960 (Act 25) s. 4

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

 

CHATTELS   see also   PROPERTY

            Chattels Transfer Ordinance 1952 (No 51)  

Chattels Transfer (Amendment) Ordinance 1953 (No 13)  

Conveyancing Decree 1973 (NRCD 175)

 

CHEMICALS, HAZARDOUS   see also   PHARMACY

            Atomic Energy Commission Act 2000 (Act 588)

Environmental Protection Agency Act 1994 (Act 490)

Pesticide Control and Management Act 1996 (Act 528)

Pharmacy Act 1994 (Act 489)

           

CHEQUES   see also   BANKING; BILLS OF EXCHANGE AND PROMISSORY NOTE

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s. 313A

            False cheques :  Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 160)

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

           

CHIEF JUSTICE

            Constitution 1992

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Judicial Service Act 1960 (C.A. 10)

            Judicial Service Regulations, 1963 (L.I. 319)

            Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

            Devolution of Personal Representatives:   Administration of Estates Act 1961(Act 63) 

            See also   LEGAL PROFESSION

 

CHIEFS, RECOGNITION    See   CHIEFTAINCY

 
CHIEFTAINCY

            Chieftaincy Act  2008 (Act 579))

            Chieftaincy (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 166); (NRCD 226)

Chieftaincy (Amendment) Law 1982 (PNDCL 25) (PNDCL 307)

            Chieftaincy (Establishment of Traditional Councils) Instruments 1977 (LI 1131)

            Chieftaincy (Restoration of Status of Chiefs) Law 1983 (PNDCL 75)   revoked: Act 516

Chieftaincy (Specified Areas) (Prohibition and Abatement of Chieftaincy Proceedings)

      (Amendment) Law 1992  (PNDCL 300)  (PNDCL 293)

Chieftaincy (Status of Chiefs) Decree 1972 (NRCD 99); (NRCD 229)

Chieftaincy (Membership of Regional Houses of Chiefs) Instrument, 2000 (LI 1666)

Chieftaincy (Membership of Regional Houses of Chiefs) (Amendment) Instrument 1977 -

              (LI 1324) (LI 1335) (LI 1523)  (LI 1532)  

Chieftaincy (Proceedings and Functions)(Traditional Councils)Regulations 1973 (LI 798)            (LI 827)

            Chieftaincy (National House of Chiefs) Election Rules 1972  (LI 746)

            Chieftaincy (National and Regional Houses of Chiefs) Procedure Rules, 1972  (CI 27)

Chieftaincy (National and Regional Houses of Chiefs) (Amendment) Rules, 1972  (CI 28)

            Chiefs not to take part in Active Party Politics: Constitution 1992, art 276

Constitution 1992

Disqualification of Convicted Persons (Chiefs):   Constitution 1992, art. 275

Recognition/Withdrawal of chiefs   see  Executive Instruments 1960 et seq., and Local

               Government Bulletin  1960  et seq.; Subsidiary Legislation 1954 - 1959

            Stool Property – Restoration/Seizure  see  Executive Instruments  and Local Government Bulletin

            Wenchi Paramount Stool Affairs Decree 1976 (SMCD 64)

            Yendi Skin Affairs (Matters Consequential to Supreme Court Judgment of

17th December 1986) Law 1987 (PNDCL 179)

 

CHILD LABOUR  

Children’s Act 1998  (Act 560)

Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

 

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS

            CHILDREN’S ACT 1998 (Act 560)

Administration of Estates (Amendment) Law 1985 (PNDCL 113)

            Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Act 63) 

            Adoption (High Court) Rules 1963  (LI 276)

            Architectural and Engineering Services Corporation Decree 1973 (NRCD 193)

            Armed Forces Act 1962 (Act 105) s. 100

            Beggars and Destitutes Decree 1969 (NLCD 392)

            Breast feeding Promotion Regulations, 2000 (LI 1667)

            Casino Licensing Decree 1975 (NRCD 320)

            Children’s Rights:  Constitution  1992, art. 28

            Child Rights Regulations 2002  (LI 1705)

Cinematograph (Amendment) Decree 1975  (NRCD 350)

            Cinematograph Act 1961 (Act 76)

            Citizenship Act 2000 (Act 591)

            Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176) (NRCD 54 s. 35) (NRCD 322)

            COURTS ACT 1993  (Act 459)

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (Act 554)

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 1963  (Act 177)   repealed: Act 653

Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

            Customary Marriage and Divorce (Registration) Law 1985 (PNDCL 112)

            Day Care Centres Regulations 1979  (LI 1230)

            EDUCATION ACT 1961 (Act 87)

            Establishment of Family Tribunals Instrument 1978 (LI 1160)

            Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323)  (SMCD 237)

            Gambling Machines Decree 1973  (NRCD 174)

            Ghana Education Service Act 1995 (Act 506)

            GHANA NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CHILDREN DECREE 1979 (AFRCD 66)

            Ghana National Service Act 1980 (Act 426)

            Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act 645)

Head of Family (Accountability) Law 1985 (PNDCL 114)

            Hospital Fees Act 1971 (Act 387)

            Identity Cards Decree 1972 (NRCD 129)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

Intestate Succession (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 264)

Intestate Succession Law 1985 (PNDCL 111)

            Juvenile (Fit Person and Supervision) Regulations 1972  (LI 735)   

LABOUR ACT 2003 (Act 651)

            LABOUR DECREE 1967 (NLCD 157)   repealed: Act 651)

            Labour Regulations 1969 (LI 632)

Limitations Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Liquor Licensing Act 1970 (Act 331) (AFRCD 33)

Local Government Act 1993  (Act 462) s. 13

            Marriage of Mohammedans Ordinance, Cap 129

            Marriage Ordinance  Cap 127  (1951 Rev.)

            Matrimonial Causes Act 1971 (Act 367)

            Medical and Dental Decree 1972 (NRCD 91)

            Mental Health Decree 1972 (NRCD 30)

            National Council on Women and Development Decree 1975 (NRCD 322)

            National Vocational Training Act 1970 (Act 351)

National Youth Council (Amendment) Decree 1974 (NRCD 300)

            National Youth Council Decree 1974 (NRCD 241)

            Nurses and Midwives Decree 1972 (NRCD 117)

            Passports and Travel Certificates Decree 1967 (NLCD 155)

Private Hospitals and Maternity Homes (Amendment) Decree 1969  (NLCD 395)

            Private Hospitals and Maternity Homes Act 1958 (No. 9)  (NLCD 395)

            Prohibition of Sale of Beer and Spirits (Private Houses) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 33)

            Punishment of Habitual Criminals Act 1963 (Act 192)

            Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1965 (Act 301) (NLCD 285)

            SCOUTS AND GUIDES DECREE 1969 (NLCD 399)

            Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            Social Security Regulations 1973 (LI 818)

            WILLS ACT 1971 (Act 360)

            Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

            Employment of young persons:   Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183) s.80   revoked: Act 645

                       

CHURCH, Registration of  

Trustees Incorporation Act 1962 (Act 106)

            Public Place of Worship, License for the Celebration of Marriages   see   Ghana Gazette

 

CIGARETTES   see    EXCISE

           

CINEMATOGRAPH

            Cinematograph Act 1961 (Act 76)

            Cinematograph (Amendment) Decree 1975 (NRCD 350)

Cinematograph Regulations 1969 (LI 621)

            Copyright Law 1985 (PNDCL 110)

            Ghana Film Industry Corporation Instrument 1971  (LI 679)

            National Film and Television Institute Decree 1978 (SMCD 151)

Television Licensing (Amendment) Law (PNDCL 257)

            Television Licensing Decree 1966 (NLCD 89)  (NLCD 100)

            Television Licensing Regulations 1991 (LI 1520)

 

CIRCUMCISION, Prohibition of Female.  

Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1994 (Act 484)

CITIZENSHIP

            Citizenship Act 2000 (Act 591)

            Citizenship Regulations 2001 (LI 1690)

            Constitution  1992 art. 6-10, 41

                        Dual Citizenship:  Constitution of the Republic of Ghana (Amendment) Act 1996  (Act 527)

            Dual Citizenship:  Constitution, art. 8: 

           Ghana Nationality Regulations 1972 (LI 747)   revoked: LI 1690

            National Identity Registration  Act 2008 (750)

          

            Identity Cards Decree 1972  (NRCD 129)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153) s. 84

 

CITY COUNCIL

            Local Government Act 1993  (Act 462)

 

CIVIC EDUCATION   

1992 Constitution, Ch. 19

            National Commission for Civic Education Act 1993 (Act 452)

CIVIL AVIATION

            Aviation Security: Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act 458)

            Civil Air Ensign Order, 1959 (L.N. 202)

            Civil Aviation (Accidents) Regulations, 1971 (LI 702)

            Civil Aviation (Airfield Charges) Regulations, 1968 (L.I. 605)

                        Civil Aviation (Air Transport Licensing) Regulations, 1976 (L.I. 1075),

Civil Aviation (Prohibited Areas) Order, 1962 (LI 225), (LI 482)

            Civil Aviation Regulations, 1970 (L.I. 674)

Civil Aviation Regulations, 1996 (LI 1617)

Civil Aviation (Revocations) Order, 1971 (L.I. 703)

Ghana Air Transport Licensing Authority Order, 1959 (L.N. 239)

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority Law 1986 (PNDCL 151)

Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993  (PNDCL 330)

Civil Aviation  -  Carriage by Air (Colonies, Protectorates and Trust Territories) Order, 1953                               

             ( L.N 155/54)

            Civil Aviation Carriage by Air (Non-international Carriage) Colonies Protectorates and Trust

            Territories) Order, 1953  (L.N. 154/54)

               Warsaw Convention  see L.N. 155/54 -  Laws of G.C. vol. 6  p. 671,

   Halsbury’s. Statutes of England 3rd ed, vol  2  pp. 604 and 612 et seq.

          Montreal Protocols.  Halsbury’s. Statutes of England.  4th ed  vol. 4 p. 70-74

 

CIVIL LIABILITY

            Civil Liability Act 1963  (Act 176)

Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000 (Act 589)

 

CIVIL PROCEDURE    see also  COURTS

            Constitution 1992

            Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rule 1962 (LI 241)

            Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rule 1963 (LI 248)

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules 1999   (CI 25)

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules,  1998 (C.I. 21)

            Court of Appeal Rules, 1997 (C.I. 19)

            District Court Rules,   see   Schedule to Cap. 4 (1951Rev.)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 1954  (L.N 140A)

            Supreme Court (Amendment) Rules 1999 (CI 24)

            Supreme Court Rules, 1996 (C.I. 16)

           

CIVIL RIGHTS   see also   HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

            Constitution 1992, art. 15

 

CIVIL SERVICE   see also   PUBLIC OFFICERS

            Civil Service (Amendment) Act 2001  (Act 600)

            Civil Service (Amendment) Regulation 1971 (LI 716)

Civil Service (Appointment) Regulations 1972 (LI 733)

Civil Service (Interim) (Amendment) Regulations 1971  (LI  717); (LI 732)

Civil Service (Interim) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (LI 1185)

            Civil Service (Interim) Regulations 1960 (LI 47),

Civil Service (Ministries) Instruments 2001  (E.I. 18/2001)

Civil Service (Structure) Regulations 1961 (LI 139)

            Civil Service Law 1993 (PNDCL 327)

            Constitution 1992

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30), s. 298

Nurses and Midwives Decree 1972  (NRCD 117) 

Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550) 

            Public Services Commission Act 1994 (Act 482)

            Public Records Administration Department (Establishment) Instrument, 1996 (LI 1628)

            Summons, service on: Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

 

CIVIL WRONGS   see   CIVIL LIABILITY

 

CLAIMS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT

            Constitution 1992 art 293

            State Proceedings Act 1998 (Act 555)

 

COASTING TRADE

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Amendment) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

           

COCAINE   see also   FOOD AND DRUGS
            Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29)

            Pharmacy Act 1994 (Act 489) 

            Pharmacy and Drugs Act  1961 (Act 64)   Schedules 1 – 4 only

 

COCOA INDUSTRY

            Cocoa Duty (Amendment) Decree 1978 (SMCD 182)

            Cocoa Duty Decree 1974 (NRCD 265)

Cocoa Industry (Amendment) Regulation 1968 (LI 602)

Cocoa Industry (Amendment) Regulation 1971 (LI 713)

Cocoa Industry (Regulation) (Consolidation) Decree 1968 (NLCD 278)

            Cocoa Industry and Ghana Cocoa Marketing Board (Amendment) Decree 1978 (SMCD 204)

            Cocoa Industry Regulation 1968 (LI 598)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1971 (Act 364);  (Act 29,s. 317)

Economic Plants Protection Decree 1979 (AFRCD 47)

                        Ghana Cocoa Board (Amendment) Law 1991  (PNDCL 265)

            Ghana Cocoa Board Law 1984 (PNDCL 81) 

            Licensed Buying Agents Control Decree 1972  (NRCD 56)

           

CODE OF CONDUCT   see also   HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

            Constitution 1992 Ch. 24

            Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice Act 1993 (Act 456)

 

COFFEE   see   FRUIT INDUSTRY

COIN   see   CURRENCY AND BANKNOTES; BANKING

COLLECTIONS 

Public Collections Act 1961 (Act 59)

 

COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS   see   LABOUR

 

COLLISIONS AT SEA

Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act 645)

            Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 372) s.11   revoked: Act 645

Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183) Part III   revoked: Act 645

 

COMMENCEMENT OF ENACTMENT   see  also   INTERPRETATION

            Acts of Parliament Act 1960 (CA 7)

            Constitution 1992

            Official Publications Act 1959 (No 85) s. 4

            Statutory Instruments Act 1959 (No 52) s. 12

 
COMMERCIAL LAWS   see also   COMPANIES

            Commercial and Industrial Bulletins

            Conspiracy and Protection of Property (Trade Disputes) Ordinance (Cap 90)

Contracts Act 1960 (Act 25)

            Conveyancing Decree 1973 (NRCD 175)

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993  (PNDCL 330)

            Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71

            Export  and Import Act 1995 (Act 503)

            Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970  (Act 328)

            Free  Zone Act 1995 (Act 504)

            Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 1994 (Act 478)

            Ghana National Chamber of Commerce Incorporation Instrument 1968  (LI 611)

            Incorporated Private Partnership Act 1962 (Act 152)  (Act 532)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

            Land Title Registration Law 1986 (PNDCL 152)

            Limitations Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Loans Recovery Ordinance, Cap 175

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153)

Money Lenders Ordinance  (Cap 176)

            Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

National Trust Holding Company Limited (Declaration as an Authorised Mutual Fund)

             Instrument 1976 (LI 1093)

            Non-Performing Assets (Loans, Investments) Recovery Act 1996 (Act 518) 

            Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (Act 549)

            Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation Law 1989 (PNDCL 219)

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000 (Act 589)

            Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

            Securities Industry Law 1993 (PNDCL 333)

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

Stamp Act 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 160) (PNDCL 204) (PNDCL 266)

            Students Loans Scheme Law 1992 (PNDCL 276)

            Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) (Cap 93)

            Transfer of business concern:  Exempt supplies:  VAT Act 546

 

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE ACT 1993 (Act 456)

Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (Complaint Procedure) Regulations                    

                        1994, (C.I. 7)

            Constitution 1992

            Ombudsman:  Constitution, 1992 s.11

COMMISSIONER FOR OATHS   see also   DECLARATIONS AND AFFIRMATIONS

            Oaths Decree 1972  (NRCD 6)

            Judicial Service Regulations 1963  (LI 319)

 

COMMISSIONS OF ENQUIRY

            Constitution 1992  Chap  23: s. 14

Commission of Inquiry (Accra Sports Stadium Disaster) Instrument 2001 (CI 34)

Commission of Inquiry (Affairs of Encyclopaedia Africana Project) Instrument 1979 (CI 1)

            Commission of Inquiry (Implementation of Findings) Decree 1974 (NRCD 261)

Commission of Inquiry (International Transfer of Football Players) Instrument 1999 (CI 22) Commission of Inquiry (International Transfer of Football Players) (Amendment) Instrument 1999

(CI 23)

            Commission of Inquiry (Yendi Events) Instrument 2002   (CI 36)

              Commission of Inquiry (Yendi Events) (Amendment) Instrument 2002   (CI 37)

 

COMMON LAW

Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Constitution 1992  Chap. 4

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

 

COMMONWEALTH CITIZENS   see   CITIZENSHIP

 

COMMUNAL LABOUR  OR  FORCED LABOUR

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560

Constitution 1992  Art. 16(3)

Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

 

COMMUNICATIONS

            Communications Service Tax Act 2008 (Act 754)

            National Communications Authority Act 1996 (Act 524)

            National Communications Regulations 2003 (LI 1719)

            Telecommunications Frequency Registration and Control Decree 1977 (SMCD 71) (Repealed)

            Telecommunications Frequency Registration and Control Regulations 1977 (LI 1121)

Telecommunications Frequency Registration and Control( Amendment) Regulations 1984 (LI 1302

            Telecommunication Division of the P & T Corporation (Ghana Telecom)   see   Act 461 Sch.

 

COMPANIES   see also   COMPANIES, CONVERSION TO

Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidation) Act 1963 (Act 180)

Commercial and Industrial Bulletin

            Companies (Prescribed Forms) Instrument, 1963 (L.I. 289)

            Companies Code (Amendment) Act 1994 (Act 474)

Companies Code (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 609); (Act 627)

            Companies Code (Epack Investments Fund Limited Declaration as an Authorised Mutual Fund)  

             Instrument 1999  (LI 1653)

Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Directors) Instrument 1963 (LI 310)

Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Directors) Instrument 1965 (LI 437)

Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Directors) Instrument 1966 (LI 507) Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Directors) Instrument 1979 (LI 1200

Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Directors) Instrument 1983 (LI 1289)

Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Directors) Instrument 1980 (LI 1238)

             Companies Code (Exemption from Publication of Names of Local Managers) Instrument

            1965 (LI 365)

            Companies Code, 1963  (Act 179)

            Co-operative Societies (Amendment)Decree 1968  (NLCD 292); (PNDCL 158)

Co-operative Societies Decree 1968  (NLCD 252)

            Co-operative Societies Regulations 1968 (LI 604)

            Council of Indigenous Business Association Law 1993 (PNDCL 312)

            Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

            Free Zone Act 1995 (Act 504)

            Ghana Stock Exchange (Exemption from Publication of Names of Council Members) Instrument

            1989 (LI 1486)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN 140A)  Order 51A

            Incorporated Private Partnership (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 605)

            Incorporated Private Partnership Act 1962 (Act 152)

            Insolvency Act 1963 (Act 153)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            National Reconstruction Levy Act 2001 (Act 597) ; (Act 619)

            National Trust Holding Company Ltd (Declaration as an Authorised Mutual Fund) Instrument 

           1976 (LI 1093)

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000  (Act 589)

Registration of Business Names (Amendment) Regulations, 1997 (LI 1631)

Registration of Business Names Act 1962 (Act 151) (NRCD 293)

Registration of Business Names Regulations, 1974 (L.I. 982)

Securities Industry (Amendment) Act 2000(Act 590)

Securities Industry Law 1993 (PNDCL 333)

Statutory Corporations Act 1964 (Act 232)

Stock Exchange (Ghana Stock Exchange) Listing Regulations 1990 (LI 1509)

Stock Exchange (Ghana Stock Exchange) Membership Regulations 1990 (LI 1510)

Trade Prohibition (Companies and Directors) (No. 2) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 65)

Trade Prohibition (Companies and Directors) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 64)

Trustees (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1978  (LI 1167)

            Trustees (Fees) Regulations 1962  (LI 185)

            Trustees (Incorporation) (Amendment) Law 1993 (PNDCL 311)

            Trustees (Incorporation) Act 1962 (Act 106)

Unit Trust (Home Finance Company) Authorisation Instrument 1991 (LI 1516)

            Unit Trusts and Mutual Funds Regulations 2001 (LI 1695)

 
COMPANIES, CONVERSION TO

            Statutory Corporations (Conversion to Companies) Act 1993 (461)

 

COMPETITION    see   UNFAIR COMPETITION

 

COMPUTER SYSTEMS

            Data Processing Control Board Decree 1976  (SMCD 19)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546)

 

CONCESSIONS   see also   FORESTRY,  LAND AND NATURAL RSOURCES

            Concessions Act 1962 (Act 124), ss. 1 & 6

            Concessions Ordinance (Cap 136)

            Concessions (Ashanti)  (Cap 146)

Concessions (Amendment) 1952 (No. 7)

            Concessions (Amendment) 1953 (No. 11)

            Concessions (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955 (No. 21)

            Concessions Regulations 1962  (LI 228)

            Concessions (Amendment) Regulations 1975  (LI 1047)

            Forests Ordinance  (Cap 157)

            Mining Rights, Licenses and Certificates (Imposition of Fees) (Consolidation Amendment) Law

                          1983 (PNDCL 67)

Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

            Timber Resources Management Act 1997 (Act 547)

Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998 (LI 1649)

Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1721)

 

CONFLICT OF LAWS    see also   BILLS OF EXCHANGE;  COMMON LAW

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002  (Act 612)

 

CONSOLIDATED FUND   see also   APPROPRIATION;  CONTINGENCIES FUND

            Constitution 1992  art. 176

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002 (Act 612)

            Financial Administration Regulations 2004  (LI 1802)

 

CONSTITUTIONS OF GHANA

            Constitution  1992

            Constitution of the Republic of Ghana (Amendment) Act 1996  (Act 527)

            Constitution (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 56)

Constitution of the Fourth Republic of Ghana (Promulgation) Law 1992 (PNDCL 282) Constitution of the Third Republic of Ghana (Promulgation) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 24)

            Constitution 1979

Constitution 1969   

Constitution 1960

            Ghana Constitution Order in Council 1957  (LN 47);  (LN 238)   

Gold Coast (Constitution) Order in Council 1954 (LN 164) (S.I. 1954 no 551)  

            Referendum Decree 1977 (SMCD 143)

            Referendum (Amendment) Decree 1978  (SMCD 154)

 

CONSULAR FEES ACT 1964 (Act 231)

Consular Fees Act (Commencement) Instrument 1964 (LI 354)

            Consular Fee (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 86)

           

CONSULAR RELATIONS DECREE 1967 (NLCD 150)

 

CONSUMER CREDIT   see   SALE OF GOODS

 

CONTEMPT

            Constitution 1992  Art 19)12);  (Art 122)

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) s. 1

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459) s. 36
Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s. 10

            High Court Civil Procedure Rules 1954 (LN 140A) Order 44: Order 59 r.21; 

           
CONTINENTAL SHELF

            Maritime Zones (Delimitation) Law 1986  (PNDCL 159)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986  (PNDCL 153) s. 84

 

CONTINGENCIES FUND 
Constitution 1992 s. 18  1st sch.
 
CONTRACTS

            Arbitration Act 1961 (Act 38)

            Auction Sales Law 1989 (PNDCL 230)

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

Contracts Act 1960 (Act 25)

            Conveyancing Decree 1973 (NRCD 175)

Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71) s. 35

            Finance Lease Law 1993 (PNDCL 331)

            Foreign Judgements and Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Instrument, 1993

(L.I. 1575)

            Government Contracts (Protection) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 58)

            Hire Purchase Decree 1974  (NRCD 292) 

            Industrial Relations Act 1965 (Act 299)

            Insolvency Act 1962 (Act 153)

Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122) s. 24(1)

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Local Government (District Tender Boards)(Establishment) Reg. 1995 (L.I. 1606)

            Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127)

            Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183)   revoked: Act 645

            Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

            State Property and Contracts Act 1960 (C.A. 6)

Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

            Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998 (LI 1649)

Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1721)

 

CONVENTIONS AND TREATIES    

            African Development Bank (Immunities and Privileges) Decree 1967 (NLCD173)

            Convention Establishing the West African Examinations Council (PNDCL 255)

            Execution of Treaties:   Constitution 1992  Art 75

            Extradition Act 1960 (Extension of Application to People’s Republic of Benin, Federal Republic

              of Nigeria and Republic of Togo) Order, 1986  (LI 1331)

            International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relating to Bills of Lading

                    signed at Brussels on August 24, 1924, Articles 1 - 8   (See Bills of Lading Act 1961 (Act 42)

            International Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea 1960 (NLCD 372) s. 11

            Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) (ECOWAS Brown Card) Law 1986 (PNDCL 141

            OAU Convention governing the specific aspects of Refugees Problems in Africa  (PNDCL 305D p. 37)

Protocol on Patents and Industrial Designs within the framework of the Industrial Property

                        Organization for English Speaking Africa (WESARIPO) (Ratification) Law 1985     

                        (PNDCL137)

Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees – General Assembly Resolution 2198 (xxi)

          (PNDCL 305Dp. 33)

            UN Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees of 31 January 1967  (PNDCL 305D, p. 33)

United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 

          adopted at the Headquarters of the U.N in N.Y. on June10, 1958   (Arbitration Act 1961

          (Act 38))

            Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (NLCD 150) Sch

            Warsaw Convention :  Carriage by Air (Colonies, Protectories and Trust Territories) Order,1953               

                         (No 1474)  see LN 155/54 of Laws of the G. C. Vol. 6 pp.671, 686

            Wetland Management (Ramsar Sites) Regulations, 1999  (L.I. 1659)

 

CONVERSION TO COMPANIES   

Statutory Corporations (Conversion to Companies) Act 1993 (Act 461)

 

CONVEYANCING AND LAW OF PROPERTY   see also   LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Act 63)

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

            Concession Act 1962 (Act 124)ss. 1 & 6

            Conveyancing Decree 1973 (NRCD 175)

            Deeds, Registration:  see Gold Coast/Ghana Gazette, Land and Concessions Bulletin 1960 et seq.

              Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

            Land Title Registration Law 1986 (PNDCL 152)

            Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

            National Building Regulations, 1996 (LI 1630)

            Public Conveyancing Act 1965 (Act 302)

Public Conveyancing Regulations, 1965  (LI 485)

           Rent Act 1963 (Act 220)

           Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

            State Lands Act 1962 (Act 125)

            Survey Act 1962 (Act 127)

            Town and Country Planning Act 1958 (No 30)

            Town and Country Planning Ordinance (Cap 84)

            Towns Ordinance (Cap 86)

            Wills Act 1971 (Act 360)

 

CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES   see also   COMPANIES

            Co-operative Societies Decree 1968 (NLCD 252)

Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Decree 1968 (NLCD 292)

            Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Law 1986 (PNDCL 158)

            Co-operative Societies Regulations 1968 (LI 604)

 

CO-ORDINATING COUNCILS, Regional

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

 

COPRA   see   FRUIT INDUSTRY

 

COPYRIGHT LAW   see also   INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY;  PATENTS

Copyright Law 1985 (PNDCL 110)

            Book and Newspaper Registration Act 1961 (Act 73)

            Copyright Society of Ghana Regulations, 1992 (LI 1527)

            Copyright (Fee) Regulations 1969  (LI 620)

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000  (Act 589)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546)

 

CORONER

            Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18)

            Coroners Autopsy and Examination (Fees) Instrument 2002 (EI 24)

            Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1965 (Act 301)

            Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act 1998 (Act 563)

            Notification of Coroner:    Traditional Medicine Practice Act 2000 (Act 575)

 

CORPORATIONS   see   STATUTORY CORPORATIONS

 

CORPS   see   ARMY

 

CORPSE

Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18)

Registration of Birth and Deaths Act 1965 (Act 301)

            Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act 1998 (Act 563)  

 

CORRECTIONAL CENRES
Juveniles Justice Act 2003 (Act 653)

 

CORRUPTION   see also   HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29)

            Serious Fraud Office Act 1993 (Act 466)

COSTS    see also   INTERPRETATION

     Courts (Award of Interest) Instrument 1984 (LI 1295)

                    High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 1954  (LN 140A)

 

COTTON

            Cotton Development Board Decree 1969 (NLCD 353)

            Cotton Development Board Regulations 1971  (LI 691)

COUNCIL OF STATE

            Constitution 1992  Art 89 –92

            Election (Regional Representative on Council of State Instrument 1993 (CI 1)

 

COUNCILS (LOCAL) AND COUNCILLORS   see   LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH Act 1966 (Act 521)

 

COUNSEL   see   LEGAL PROFESSION 

 

COUNTERFIC CURRENCY

Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29), s.168

            Currency Act 1960 (Act 242);

Currency (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 147);  (NRCD 183); (NRCD 295)

 

COURIER SERVICE   see   POST OFFICE

 

COURT-MARTIAL

            Armed Forces Act 1962 (Act 105)

            Armed Forces (Court-Martial Appeal Court) Regulations, 1969 (LI 622)

            Constitution 1992  Art 19(20)

 
COURTS

            Arbitration Act 1961 (Act 38)

Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

Constitution 1992

            Courts (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act 464)   (repealed: Act 620))

Courts (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 620)   (Commenced 1/12/2002   E.I. 33/2002)

            Courts (Delivery of Judgment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 21)

Courts Act 1960 (C.A. 9)

            Courts Act 1971 (Act 372) 

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Courts Decree 1966 (NLCD 84)

            Courts Ordinance (Cap. 4)  Laws of G. C. vol 1 (1951 Revised)

           Courts Ordinance (Cap. 4) Laws of G. C. vol 1 (1935 Revised)

Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

Extradition Act 1960 (Act 22)

Mental Health Proceedings    see   (NRCD 30  Part III)

            Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

Supreme Court Ordinance (Cap. 158)  Laws of G.C. (1928 Revised)

            Supreme Court Ordinance (Cap 7)  Laws of G.C. (1920 Revised)

            Supreme Court Ordinance.  (No 4 of 1876)  (Revised ed. of the Laws of Gold 1910, vol. 1)

Supreme Court Ordinance.  (No 4 of 1876)  (Revised ed. of the Laws of Gold 1903, vol. 1)

            Supreme Court Ordinance  (No 4 of 1876)  (Revised ed. of the Laws of Gold 1898, vol. 1)

            Court of Appeal Rules 1996 (C.I. 19)

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules 1998 (CI 21)

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules 1999 (CI 25)

Supreme Court (Amendment) Rules 1999  (CI 24)

            Supreme Court Rules 1996  (CI 16)

            Visiting Forces Act 1962  (Act 117)

           

               STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS CONTINUED IN FORCE (Under Act 459)

            Adoption (High Court) Rules 1963 (LI 276)

Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules, 1962 (L.I. 241)   revoked: CI 47/04

            Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules, 1963 (L.I. 248)   revoked: CI 47/04

            Civil Proceedings (Fees and Allowances)(Amendment) Rules, 1992 (L.I. 1540)

            Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules, 1969 (L.I. 618)  (revoked: CI 19/97)

            Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules, 1975 (L.I. 1002) (revoked: CI 19/97)

            Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1128)  (revoked: CI 19/97)

            Court of Appeal (Legal Vacation)(Amendment) Rules, 1967 (L.I. 547) )  (revoked: CI 19/97 )

            Court of Appeal Rules, 1962 (L.I.218)  (revoked: CI 19/97)

            Courts (Award of Interest) 1984 (L.I. 1295)

            District Court Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1127)

            Foreign Judgments & Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Instrument 1993 (LI 1575)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47/04)

High Court (Civil Procedure) (Amendment) Rules, 1975 (L.I.1001)   revoked: CI 47/04

            High Court (Civil Procedure) (Amendment) Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1107)   revoked: CI 47/04

High Court (Civil Procedure) (Amendment) Rules, 1981 (CI. 23)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) (Amendment)(No 2) Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1129)   revoked: CI 47/04

            High Court (Civil Procedure) (Legal Vacation) (Amendment) Rules, 1967 (L.I. 548)

revoked: CI 47/04

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Amendment Rules, 1958 (L.N. 93)   revoked: CI 47/04

High Court (Civil Procedure) Amendment Rules, 1958 (L.N. 208)   revoked: CI 47/04

High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 1954 (L.N. 140A)   revoked: CI 47/04

            High Court (Exchange Control) (Amendment) Rules, 1961 (L.I. 131)   revoked: CI 47/04

            Inferior Courts Order  (Revocation) Instrument, 1994 (L.I. 1577)

            Inferior Courts Order, 1972 (L.I. 730) )  (revoked: LI 1577 )

            Juvenile Court Procedure Rules, 1946 (No. 22) Vol. VII of Laws of G.C. (1954) Revised

            Lower Courts and Tribunals Instrument, 1993 (L.I. 1574)

            Masters of High Court (Powers and Duties) Instrument, 1994 (L.I. 1593)  (L.I. 1619)

            Probate and Administration Rules, 1991 (L.I. 1515)

            Supreme Court Rules, 1970 (C.I. 13) (revoked: CI 16/96)

 

COURTS ACT 1993 (Act 459)

                                                  1. - Establishment

                         PART 1 -  SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE

                         Sub-Part I  -  The Supreme Court

                        Sub-Part II -  Court of Appeal

                        Sub-Part III  -  High Court

                        Sub-Part IV -  Regional Tribunal

                        Sub-Part V -  Provisions relating to Appeals before the Superior Courts and other general

                                                Provisions relating to the Superior Courts.

                        PART II  -  LOWER COURTS AND TRIBUNALS

                        Sub-Part I -  Circuit Courts and Circuit Tribunals

                        Sub-Part II  -  Community tribunals

                        PART III  -  COMMON LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

                        PART IV  -  EXERCISE OF JURISDICTION, EVIDENCE AND RULES OF COURT

PART V  -  ENFORCEMENT IN GHANA OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS AND

MAINTENANCE

PART VI  -  MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS                             

 

CREMATION   see   REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS

 

CRIMINAL LAW

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1993  (Act 458)       

Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1994  (Act 484)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998  (Act 554)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2003  (Act 646)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 398)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 50) (NRCD 21) (NRCD 53)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1973  (NRCD 160)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1985 (PNDCL 102)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1984 (PNDCL 90) 

            Criminal Code (Repeal of Criminal Libel and Seditious Laws) (Amendment) Act 2001 (ACT 602)

Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29)

            Criminal Procedure Code, 1960 (Act 30)

            Currency Act 1964 (Act 242)

            Extradition Crimes: Extradition Act 1960 (Act 22) 1st Sch.

            Foreign Exchange Decree 1972 (NRCD 44)

            Narcotic Drugs (Control, Enforcement and Sanctions) Law 1990  (PNDCL 236)

            Public Property Protection Decree 1977  (SMCD 140)

            Punishment of Habitual Criminals Act 1963 (Act 192)

            Serious Fraud Office Act 1993 (Act 466)

           

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE  

            Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18)

Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) (No. 1) Act 1962 (Act 102);  (Act 116)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 1963 (Act 191)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1964 (Act 254)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 1965 (Act 261);  (Act 272)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment)  Act 1994 (Act 484)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment)  Act 2002 (Act 633)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Decree 1968 (NLCD 276)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 121) (NRCD 235) (NRCD 309)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) (No. 2) Decree 1975 (NRCD 324)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Decree 1976 (SMCD 56) (SMCD 82)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Decree 1975 (SMCD 3)

            Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Law 1988 (PNDCL 206)

            Criminal Procedure (Trail by Jury) Instrument, 1966  (LI 499)

            Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1962   (Act 116)

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) (No. 2) Act (Commencement) Instrument 1962 (LI 209)

            Juvenile (Fit Person and Supervision) Regulations, 1972  (LI 735)

            Punishment of Habitual Criminals Act 1963 (Act 192)

 

CRIPPPLED PERSONS   see   DISABLED PERSONS
 
CULTURE

            Cultural Rights and  practices:-    Constitution 1992, art. 26

            National Commission on Culture Law 1990 (PNDCL 238)

 

CURFEW   see   PUBLIC ORDER

 

CURRENCY AND BANKNOTES   see also   BANKING

            Bank of Ghana Act 2000  (Act 612) Part V

            Constitution 1992, art. 183

Currency Act 1964  (Act 242)

Currency (Amendment) Decree 1967  (NLCD 147)

Currency Act 1964 (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 183); (NRCD 295); (SMCD 100)

            Currency Regulations 1974 (LI 984)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 220)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 99)

            Exchange Control (Amendment) Law 1986 (PNDCL 149)

Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

 

CUSTODY AND ACCESS OF CHILDREN

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Matrimonial Causes Act 1971  (Act 367)

CUSTOMARY LAW

            Chieftaincy Act 1971 (Act 370)

            Constitution 1992  arts. 11; 26; 270: 272

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459) s. 55

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (Act 554) s. 17

Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1984 (PNDCL 90)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1994 (Act 484)

Cruel and indecent  -  see Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1984 (PNDCL 90)

            Customary Marriage and Divorce (Registration)  Law 1985 (PNDCL 112)

            Customary Marriage and Divorce (Registration) Amendment Law 1991 (PNDCL 263)

Head of Family (Accountability) Law 1985 (PNDCL 114)

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

            Intestate Succession (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 264)

Intestate Succession Law 1989 (PNDCL 111)

Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

Rents Stabilization Acts (Repeal) Decree 1966 (NLCD 49) (NLCD 103)

           

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE    see also   EXPORT AND IMPORT

Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

Custom House Agents (Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (LI 1281)

Custom House Agents (Licensing) Decree 1978 (Commencement) Instrument 1981 (LI 1265)

Custom House Agents (Licensing) Regulations 1978 (LI 1178)

Customs (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (LI 1278)

Customs (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (LI 1315)

Customs (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (LI 1333)

            Customs (Prohibition of Imports) (Amendment) Order 1961 (LI 122)

            Customs (Restricted Imports) Regulations, 1983 (L.I. 1280)

Customs (Restricted) Imports (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (LI 1334)

            Customs and Excise (Beer Brewing) Regulations 1976 (L.I. 1061)

            Customs and Excise (Concession on Overage Vehicles) Act 2001 (Act 598)

Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) (Amendment) (No 2) Act 1998 (Act 557

            Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 1998 (Act 545)

Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 578);

            Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 594)

            Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 615); (Act 641)

Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2004 (Act 668)

Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) Act 1996 (Act 512)

Customs and Excise (Over-Age Vehicles)  (LI 1604)

Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Related Levies) Act 1995 (Act 496)

Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Related Levies) Act 1998 (Act 544)

Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Related Levies) (Amendment) (No 2) Act 2001 (Act 603)

Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Related Levies) (Amendment) Act 2003 (Act 640)

Customs and Excise (Tobacco) Regulations, 1976 (L.I. 1074)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 1983 (LI 1291)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 1986 (LI 1336)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (LI 774)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (LI 1286)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (LI 1309)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (LI 1327)

Customs and Excise Tariff (Prohibition of Exportation of Copper and Brass) Regulations 1968 (LI 581)

            Customs and Excise Tariff Regulations, 1973, (L.I. 838)

Customs House Agents (Licensing) Decree 1978 (Commencement) (Revocation) Instrument 1983(LI 1290)

            Customs House Agents (Licensing) Decree 1978 (SMCD 188)

Customs Regulation 1976 (LI 1060)

            Customs Regulations, 1976 (L.I. 1060)

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Automation) Regulations 2002   (LI 1704)

Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 634); (Act 636

Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 614)(Act 552)

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 PNDCL 330)

            Excise (Spirits) Regulations, 1963) (L.I. 264)

Excise (Spirits) (Amendment) Regulations, 1963) (L.I. 264);(LI 444)

Export and Import (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 585)

Export and Import Act 1995 (Act 503)

Export Development and Investment Fund Act 2000 (Act 582)

            Exportation of Raw Rattan Canes and Bamboo (Prohibition) Regulations, 1990 (L.I. 1494)

            Importation and Exportation of Parrots (Prohibition) Regulations, 1980   (L.I. 1240)

            Imports and Exports (Prohibited Goods) (No. 2) Regulations, 1994 (L.I. 1586)

Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

Revenue Agencies (Retention of Part of Revenue) Act 2001 (Act 628)

Seeds (Certification and Standards) Decree 1972 (NRCD 100)

Tax Collection (Receipt, Etc) Decree 1973 (NRCD 349)

            Value Added Tax  (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 579)

Value Added Tax  (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 595)

Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546)

           

DAMAGE

Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29)  ss. 172 – 179

            Prevention and Control of Pests and Diseases of Plants Act (Act 307)

            Prevention of Damage by Pests Decree 1968 (NLCD 245)

            Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

 

DAMAGES

            Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000 (Act 589)

Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183)   revoked: Act 645

Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

 

DANGEROUS DRIVING   see also   ROAD TRAFFIC

            Road Traffic Ordinance 1952 (No 55)

 

DANGEROUS DRUGS   see   FOOD AND DRUG

 

DATA PROCESSING   see   COMPUTER

 

DAY CARE CENTRES

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

            Child Rights Regulations 2002  (LI 1705)

 

DEAF AND DUMB DEPONENTS   see also   DISABLED PERSONS

            Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

 

DEATH DUTIES

            Civil Proceedings (Fees and Allowance) (Amendment) Rules 1992 (LI 1540)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)  s. 10 (1) (f)

            Probate and Administration Rules, 1991 (L.I. 1515)

 

DEATH - Laws relating to:   see also   ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

            Administration of Estates Act  1961 (Act 63)

            Anatomy Act 1965 (Act 280)

            Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176)

Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18)

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29)

            Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Law 1988 (PNDCL 206)

            Employer to report death of a workman:   Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987(PNDCL 187)

            Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323)  s.33, 34

            Hindering burial of dead body, etc.:   Act 29 s.285

            Identity Cards Decree 1972 (NRCD 129) s. 12

            Insurance Law 1989 (PNDCL 227) 

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act 1998 (Act 563)

            Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Act 1958 (No. 42)      

            Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Regulations 1959 (LN 12)

            Pensions Ordinance  (Cap 30)

            Presumption of Death:   Act 367, s.15

            Probate and Administration Rules 1991  (LI 1515)

            Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1965 (Act 301

See also  Local Government Bulletin for Bye laws on Cemeteries for various Districts

            Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            Wills Act 1971 (Act 360)

            Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

 

DEBENTURE   see   COMPANIES; LOANS; STAMP DUTIES

 

DEBT RECOVERY (TEMA OIL REGFINERY COMPANY) FUND ACT 2003 (Act 642)

 

DECENTRALIZATION

            Constitution  1992, art. 240

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

            Civil Service Law 1993 (PNDCL 327)

 

DECIMAL CURRENCY

            First introduction :   Bank of Ghana Act 1963 (Act 182).   repealed: (PNDCL 291)

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002  (Act 612)

 

DECLARATIONS AND AFFIRMATIONS   See also   OATHS

False Declarations: Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) Ch. 4

           Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30) s. 152

            Constitution  1992, 2nd Sch.

            Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323)

            Extradition Act 1960 (Act 22)

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

Land  Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

            Notaries Public Act 1960 (Act 26)

            Oaths (Amendment) Regulations  1978  (LI  1189)

            Oaths Decree 1972 (NRCD 6)

            Oaths Instrument, 1972 (LI 719)

            Oaths Instrument, 1975 (LI 1044)     
Probate and Administration Rules 1991  (LI 1515)

Security and Intelligence Agencies Act 1996 (Act 526) Sch

            Statutory Declarations Act 1971 (Act 389)

 

DEED   see also   CONVEYANCING; STATUTORY DECLARATIONS; MORTGAGE; DOCUMENT

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

 

DEED, Publication of Registration    see   Gold Coast/Ghana Gazette;  Land and Concessions Bulletin

 

DEEDS OF ARRANGEMENT   see also   BANKRUPTCY

              Insolvency Act 1962 (Act 153)  (not yet in force)

 

DEFAMATION   see   LIBEL AND SLANDER; 

 

DEFENCE OF GHANA   see   ARMY.   EMERGENCY POWERS

 

DEHUMANIZING CUSTOMARY PRACTICES

            Constitution  1992, art. 26

           Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1984 (PNDCL 90)

           Criminal Code (Amendment) Law 1994 (Act 484)

 

DEMARCATION   see   SURVEY;  LAND TITLE REGISTRATION

 
DEMONSTRATIONS   see   PUBLIC ORDER
 
DENTAL TREATMENT   see also   MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS AND DENTISTS

            Medical and Dental Decree 1972 (NRCD 91)

 

DEPENDANTS 

            Administration of Estate Act 1961 (Act 63

            Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176)

            Head of Family (Accountability) Law 1985 (PNDCL 114)

            Intestate Succession Law 1985 (PNDCL 111)

            Matrimonial Causes Act 1971  (Act 367)

            Pensions Ordinance (Cap 30)

            Probate and Administration Rules, 1991  (L.I. 1515)

            Social Security Law 1982  (PNDCL 247) 

            Wills Act 1971  (Act 360)

            Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

           

DEPORTATION

 Immigration Act 2000 (Act 573)

 

DEPOSITIONS   see   AFFIDAVIT;  CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; EVIDENCE; CORONA; FUGITIVE

 

DERELICT PROPERTY   see also   PROPERTY; MERCHANT SHIPPING

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law  (PNDCL 330) s. 52

 

DESIGNS   see   COPYRIGHT;  PATENTS

 

DESIGNATED COMODITIES

            Ghana National Procurement Agency Decree 1976  (SMCD 55)

 

 

DESTITUTES   see   BEGGARS AND DESTITUTES

 

 

DETENTION 

            Constitution 1992  arts. 14(5); 32

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

            Emergency Powers Act 1994 (Act 472)

            Habeas Corpus Act 1964 (Act 244)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN 140A)

            Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183)   revoked: Act 645

 

DEVELOPMENT

            Constitution 1992 arts. 86 & 87

              Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) (Accra Prescribed Area) Instrument 1961 (LI 118)

            Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) Act 1960 (Act 2)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

National Building Regulations, 1996 (L.I. 1630)

            National Development Planning (Systems) Act 1994 (Act 480)

            National Development Planning Commission Act 1994 (Act 479)

            Sekondi-Takoradi Municipality (Prescribed Area) Instrument 1962 (LI 179) revoked: PNDCL 323

 

DEVELOPMENT CHARGES

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) s.50

 

DEVISE   see   ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES;  WILLS

 

DIAMOND   see also   MINING AND PETROLEUM

            Aliens (Permits for Prohibited Areas) (Amendment) Regulations 1969 (LI 612) (LI 1267)

Diamonds Decree 1972 (NRCD 32)

Diamonds (Amendment) Law 1989 (PNDCL 216)

Kimberley Process Certificate Act 2003 (Act 652)

Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation Law 1989 (PNDCL 219)

 

DIPLOMATIC AND INTERNATIONAL IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

              see   IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

 

DISABLED PERSONS

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

            Goods for:   Exempt supplies  VAT Act 546

            Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

Labour Regulations 1964 (LI 632)

Rights of the disabled:   Constitution 1992, art. 29

           
DISASTER

            National Disaster Management Organisation Act 1996 (Act 517)

            Emergency Powers Act 1994 (Act 472)
Ghana Red Cross Society Act 1958 (No. 10)

            St. John Council of Ghana Act 1959 (No 57)

Relief Supply:  Exempt supplies:  VAT Act 546

           

DISCRIMINATION

            Avoidance of Discrimination Act 1957 (No.38)

            Constitution 1992, art. 17.

Labour Regulations 1964 (LI 632)

 

DISEASES OF ANIMALS   see   ANIMALS.

 

DISEASES, Industrial

            Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970  (Act 328)

            Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183)   revoked: Act 645

            Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

 

DISECTION   see   ANATOMY

 

DISPOSAL OF UNCOLLECTED GOODS         

Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)         

DISPOSITITONS 

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN 140A)

            Land Title Registration Law 1986  (PNDCL 152)  Part VI

DISQUALIFICATION

            Chieftaincy (Amendment) Law 1993 (PNDCL 307)

            Disqualification of Convicted Persons (Chiefs) :   Constitution 1992, art. 275

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

            Public Officers Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998  (Act 550)

            Representation of the People Law 1992 (PNDCL 284) s. 43(1); 27 - 29; 41

 

DISTANCE

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

            Weights and Measures Decree 1975 (NRCD 326)

 

DISTRESS

            Auction Sales Law 1989 (PNDCL 230)

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30) s. 317

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

Rating and Valuation: Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

            Rent Act 1963 (Act 220) s. 29

            Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546) s. 34 

 

DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES   see also   REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

Composition of:-   Constitution 1992 art. 242

            District Assemblies Common Fund Act 1993 (Act 455)

District Assembly Elections Act 1994 (Act 473)

Fisheries Act 2002 (Act 625)

Ghana Highway Authority Act 1997 (Act 540) 

Local Government (District Assemblies) (Establishment) (Amendment) Instrument 1994  (LI 1591)

Local Government (District Tender Boards) (Establishment) Regulations 1998 (LI 1606)

Local Government (Urban, Zonal and Town Councils and Unit Committees (Establishment)  

            (Amendment) Instrument 2003 (LI 1726)

Local Government (Urban, Zonal and Town Councils and Unit Committees (Establishment)      

            Instrument 1994 (LI 1589)

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

 

DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES COMMON FUND ACT 1993 (Act 455)

            Constitution 1992 art. 252

 

DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES ELECTIONS ACT 1994 (Act 473)

 

DIVESTITURE OF STATE INTERESTS

Divestiture of State Interests (Implementation) Law 1993 (PNDCL 326)

 
DIVORCE   see also   MARRIAGE

            Customary Marriage and Divorce (Registration) Law 1985 (PNDCL 112); (PNDCL 263)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN140A)

Matrimonial Causes Act 1971 (Act 367)

            Marriage of Mohammedans Ordinance  (Cap 129)

 

DOCUMENT   see   DEED; CONVEYANCING

 

DOGS

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) ss. 302; 308

 

DONATIONS   see   PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
 
DRAWBACK

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

 

DRIVER   see   ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

 

DRUGS   see also   FOOD AND DRUGS

            Pharmacy Act 1994 (Act 489)

Pharmacy and Drugs (Amendment) Regulations, 1992   (L.I. 1526)

 

DRUMMING

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) ss. 293 – 295; 297(8)    

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

            Local Government Bye Laws:   Local Government Bulletin from 1960

           

DUAL CITIZENSHIP

            Constitution 1992  art 41

            Constitution of the Republic of Ghana (Amendment) Act 1996  (Act 527) s. 1

 

DUMB PERSONS   see   DEATH AND DUMB
 
EASEMENTS

            Land Title Registration Law 1986  (PNDCL 152)

 

ECONOMIC CRIME

            Serious Fraud Office Act 1993 (Act 466)

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act 458)

            Financial Administration Regulations 2004  (LI 1802)

 

ECONOMIC PLANTS   see   FORESTRY

 

ECONOMIC RIGHTS

            Constitution 1992 art 24

 
ECOWAS
            Constitution 1992  art 40

Customs and Excise (Duties and Other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 615)

Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) (ECOWAS BROWN CARD) Law 1986 (PNDCL 141)

           
EDUCATION

            Architects Decree 1969  (NLCD 357)

Constitution 1992 art 25

            Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Act 1966 (Act 521)

            Educational Rights:  Constitution 1992 art 25, 28

            Educational Objectives: Constitution 1992 art 38

            Education Act 1961 (Act 87) 

Education (Amendment) Act 1965  (Act 266)

            Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Decree 1968 (NLCD 291)

Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (Amendment) Act 1971 (Act 392)

Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons Act 2003 (Act 635)

            Ghana Education Service Act 1995 (Act 506)

            Ghana Education Trust Fund Act 2000 (Act 581)

            Ghana Institution of Engineers Decree 1975 (NLCD 404)

            Ghana Institute of Journalism Decree 1974 (NRCD 275)

            Ghana Institute of Languages Decree 1975 (NLCD 324)

            Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration Law 1993 (PNDCL 318)

            Ghana Manpower Board Decree 1973  (NRCD 171)

            Ghana National Service Scheme Act 1980 (Act 426)

            Chartered Accountants Act 1963 (Act 170)

            Institute of Professional Studies Act 1999 (Act 566)

            Management Development and Productivity Institute Instrument 1976 (LI 1077)

            Medical and Dental Decree 1972  (NRCD 91)

            National Accreditation Board Law 1993  (PNDCL 317)

            National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations Act 1994 (Act 492)

            National Commission for Civic Education Act 1993 (Act 452)

            National Council for Tertiary Education Act 1993 (Act 454)

            National Film and Television Institute Decree 1978 (SMCD 151)

            National Vocational Training Act 1970 (Act 351)

National Vocational Training Board (Trade Testing) Regulations 1971 (LI 715)

            National Vocational Training Board (Clerical and Secretarial Training) Regulations 1974

            (LI 981)

               National Vocational Training Board (Apprentice Training) Regulations 1978 (LI 1151)

            Nurses and Midwives Decree 1973  (NRCD 117)

             Polytechnic Act  2007 (Act 745)

            Polytechnic Law 1992 (PNDCL 321) repealed : Act 745

            Polytechnic Regulations, 1998 (LI 1638)

            Regional Maritime Academy, 1982 (PNDCL 33)

Students Loans Scheme Law 1992 (PNDCL 276)

            Teachers’ Pension Ordinance, 1955 (No. 23) 

            Tertiary Institution (Establishment and Accreditation) Regulations 2002 (LI 1700)

Trustees (Incorporation) Act 1962 (Act 106)

University College of Education Law 1993 (PNDCL 322)

            University for Development Studies Law 1992 (PNDCL 279)

            University of Education, Winneba Act 2004 (Act 672

            University of Ghana Act 1961 (Act 79)

            University of Ghana Act 1961 (Commencement) Instrument 1961 (LI 146)

            University of Ghana (Amendment) Law 1990 (PNDCL 239)

            University of Cape Coast Law 1992 (PNDCL 278)

            University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Act 1961 (Act 80)   now  Kwame Nkrumah University

            University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (Amendment) 1990 (PNDCL 240)

            University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (Amendment) Act 1998 (Act 559)

            VAT (Act 546)

 

ELECTIONS   see   REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

 

ELECTRICITY

            Domestic Electricity (Extension) Instrument, 1999 (LI 1650)

            Electricity (Special Levies) Act 1995 (Act 497)

Electricity Corporation of Ghana (Electric Power) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (LI 1460)

Electricity Corporation of Ghana (Electric Power) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (LI 1551)

Electricity Corporation of Ghana (Electric Power) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (LI 1595)

            Electricity Corporation of Ghana (Electric Power) Regulations 1988 (LI 1366)

            Energy Commission Act 1997 (Act 541)

            Public Utilities (Complaints Procedure) Regulations, 1999 (LI 1665)

            Public Utilities (Termination of Service) Regulations, 1999 (L.I. 1651)

            Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Act 1997 (Act 538)

            Volta River Development Act 1961 (Act 46)

Exempt supplies:   VAT (Act 546)

 

EMERGENCY POWERS

            Emergency Powers Act 1994 (Act 472)

Africa Defence (Ghana) Act 1965 (Act 313)

            Constitution 1992  Art 31

Ghana Red Cross Society Act 1958 (No, 10)

            National Disaster Management Organisation Act 1996  (Act 517)

            Emergency relief items:   Exempt VAT (Act 546)

 

EMPLOYMENT   see   LABOUR

 

ENACTMENT   see also   COMMENCEMENT OF ENACTMENT

Constitution 1992

Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

 

ENERGY   see also   ELECTRICITY

            Energy Commission Act 1997 (Act 541)

            Atomic Energy Commission Act 2000 (Act 588)

            Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Petroleum Related Levies (Amendment)

(No 2) Act 2001 (Act 603)

            Volta River Development Act 1961 (Act 46)

 

ENGINEERS

            Ghana Institution of Engineers Decree 1969 (NLCD 404)

            Architectural and Engineering Services Corporation Decree 1973  (NRCD 193)

            Professional Bodies Registration Decree 1972 (NRCD 143)

 

ENGLISH STATUTES OF GENERAL APPLICATION 

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

 

ENLISMENT   see   ARMY

 

ENROLMENT

            Entries upon Rolls:   Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311) s.16; 18

            Legal Profession Act 1960 (Act 32)

            Legal Profession (Enrolment) Regulations 1971 (LI 699)

Legal Profession (Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (LI 761)

 

ENSIGN   see   FLAG AND ARMS: MERCHANT SHIPPING

 

ENTERPRISES   see   INVESTMENT AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

 

ENTERTAINMENT LICENCES

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

 

ENTRY POINTS INTO GHANA

            Aliens (Routes of Entry into Ghana) Instrument 1965  (LI 462)

            Immigration Act 2000 (Act 573)  Sch.

 

ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT  see also   FIRE; FACTORIES; WATER

            Environmental Protection Agency Act 1994 (Act 490)

            Environmental Assessment Regulations 1999  (LI 1652)

Environmental Assessment (Am3endment) Regulations 2002  (LI 1703)

            Farm Lands Protection Act 1962 (Act 107)

            Farm Lands (Prescribed Areas) Instrument 1962 (LI 178)

Fisheries Act 2002 (Act 625)

Forest Plantation Development Fund Act 2000 (Act 583)

            Land Planning and Soil Conservation Ordinance 1953 (No 32)

            Land Planning and Soil Conservation (Amendment) Act 1957 (No. 35)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) ss. 13, 10

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986  (PNDCL 153)

            National Development Planning Commission Act 1994 (Act 479)

National Development Planning (System) Act 1994 (Act 480)

Oil in Navigable Waters Act 1964  (Act 235)

Pesticides Control and Management Act 1996 (Act 528) 

            Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Law 1984 (PNDCL 84) s, 28

Wild Animals Preservation Act 1961 (Act 43)

            Wild Animals Preservation (Amendment) Law 1983 (PNDCL 55)   repealed: Act 571

           

ESTATE DUTY    see   DEATH DUTIES
 
EVIDENCE

Evidence Decree 1975  (NRCD 323)

Evidence and Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Decree 1979 (SMCD 237)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN140A) Order 50, rr 18-26

            Oaths Decree 1972  (NRCD 6)

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) ss. 210-212)

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

 

EXAMINATIONS

            Architects Decree 1969 (NLCD 357)

            Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority Act 1999  (Act 569)

            Education Act 1961 (Act 87) 

            National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations Act 1994 (Act 492)

            National Vocational Training Board (Trade Testing) Regulations 1971 (LI 715)

West African Examinations Council Law 1991 (PNDCL 225)

           

EXCHANGE CONTROL   see also   BANKING;  BILL OF EXCHANGE; CUSTOMS;   

Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Decree 1973  (NRCD 220) (SMCD 99)

Exchange Control (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations, 200 (LI 1670)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Law 1986  (PNDCL 149)

            Exchange Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1961 (LI 161); (LI 192); (LI 1440; (LI 1499)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1992 (LI 1539)         

Exchange Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1993 (LI 1572)         

Exchange Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1997 (LI 1637)         

            Exchange Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2000 (LI 1669)         

Exchange Control (Authorised Depositories) (Amendment) Regulations 1978  (LI 1173)   

Exchange Control (Exemption) Regulations, 1985 (LI 1310)           

Exchange Control (Trade and Payments Agreements) Regulations 1963 (LI 255)

Exchange Control Regulations 1961 (Sterling Area) (Removal of Burma) Regulations 1966

 (LI 530)

            Exchange Control Regulations, 1961 (LI 133)

           Fisheries Act 2002 (Act 625)

           Foreign Exchange (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 69); (NRCD 162)

Foreign Exchange (Cedi Voucher) Regulations, 1976 (LI 1062)      

           Foreign Exchange Decree 1972 (NRCD 44)

High Court (Exchange Control)(Amendment) Rules 1961 (LI 131)

Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

            Social Security Regulations 1973 (LI 818), r. 51

 

EXCISE DUTIES   see   CUSTOM AND EXCISE

 

EXECUTION OF JUDGMENTS

            Courts Ordinance  Cap 4 (1951 Rev) 

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN140A)

 

EXECUTIVE

Constitution 1992, Ch. 8

 

EXECUTORS   see   ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES; PUBLIC TRUSTEE;

 

EXHUMATION   see also   CORONER; REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS

            Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18) s.9

            Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act 1998 (Act 563) s. 29

 

EXPLOSIVES   see also   ARMS AND AMMUNITIONS

            Arms and Ammunition (Amendment) Act 1996  (Act 519)

Arms and Ammunition (Amendment) Act 2001  (Act 604)

            Arms and Ammunition Act 1962  (Act 118)

Arms and Ammunition Decree 1972 (NRCD 9)

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act 458)

Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 398)  s.11

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s. 176; 179B

            Explosives Regulations 1979 (LI 666); (LI 690)

            Fisheries Act 2002 (Act 625)

            Ghana Postal Services Corporation Act 1995 (Act 505)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986  (PNDCL 153)

             National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons Act 2007 (Act 736)

 

EXPORT AND IMPORT   see also   CUSTOMS AND EXCISE;  COMMERCIAL LAWS

            Arms and Ammunition Decree  1972 (NRCD 9)

            Customs and Excise (Duties and other Taxes) Act 1996 (Act 512);  (Act 594)

            Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Petroleum Related Levies) Act 1995 (Act 496)

Customs and Excise (Petroleum Taxes and Petroleum Related Levies) (Amendment) (No 2)

Act 2001 (Act 603)

            Customs House Agents (Licensing) Decree 1978 (SMCD 188)

                        Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law 1993 (PNDCL 330)

            Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

            Export and Import (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 585)

Export and Import (Prohibition of Importation of Used LPG Cylinders) Instrument, 2001

           (LI 1693)

            Export and Import (Prohibition of Importation) Instrument, 1999 (LI 1661)

            Export and Import (Prohibition of Importation) Instrument, 2000 (LI 1672)          

            Export and Import (Schedule) (Amendment) Instrument 2002 (LI 1709)

            Export and Import (Traditional Export Goods) Instrument, 2000 (LI 1671)

            Export and Import Act 1995 (Act 503)

            Export Development and Investment Fund Act 2000 (Act 582)

Exportation of Raw Rattan Canes and Bamboo (Prohibition) Regulations 1990 (LI1494)

            Foreign Exchange Decree 1972 (NRCD 44)

Foreign Exchange (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 69); (NRCD 79); (NRCD 162);

            Free Zone Act 1995 (Act 504)

            Ghana Export Promotion Council Decree 1969 (NLCD 396)  (NRCD 310)

            Ghana National Procurement Agency Decree 1976 (SMCD 55)

            Ghana National Trading Corporation (Vesting of Properties) Law 1993 (PNDCL 315)

            Ghana Supply Commission Law 1990 (PNDCL 245)

            Ghana Trade Fair Authority Law 1989 (PNDCL 215)

            Ghana/Israel Trade and Payments Agreement Act 1959  (No. 62)

Import and Export (Non-Traditional Export)(Amendment) Regulations 1995 (LI 1596)

Import and Export (Prohibited Goods) (No. 2) Regulations 1994 (LI 1586)

            Insurance Law 1989 (PNDCL 227)

            Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546)  (Act 595)

 

EX-SERVICEMEN   see   GHANA LEGION.

 

EXTRADITION

            Extradition Act 1960 (Act 22)

            Extradition Act 1960 (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 65)

            Extradition Act 1960 (Commencement) Order 1961 (LI 114)

Extradition Act 1960 (Additional Crimes) Instrument 1962  (LI 173)

            Extradition Act 1960 (Extension of Application to People’s Republic of Benin, Federal Republic of

Nigeria and Republic of Togo) Order, 1986  (LI 1331)

            Extradition Act 1960 (Extension of Application to Federal Republic of Germany) Order, 1966

                      (LI 516)

Extradition Act 1960 (Extension of Application to the Republic of Malta) Order, 1993 (LI 1560)

Extradition Act 1960 (Extension of Application to the Republic of Egypt) Order 1993 (LI 1561)

Extradition Act 1960 (Extension of Application to the Republic of Greece) Order, 1993 (LI 1562)

 

FACTORIES, OFFICES AND SHOPS

            Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970 (Act 328)

            Factories, Offices and Shops (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 275)

            Factories, Offices and Shops (Registration Certificates) (Fees) Regulations, 1991 (LI 1517)                       Factories, Offices and Shops (Registration Certificates) (Fees) Regulations, 1997 (LI 1635)

              Factories (Docks Safety) Regulations 1960 (LI 86)

Factories (Prescribed Abstract) Regulations 1970 (LI 654)

Factories, Offices and Shops (First Aid) Regulations 1970 (LI 655)

Factories, Offices and Shops (Sanitary Conveniences) Regulations 1970 (LI 656)

Factories, Offices and Shops (Boilers and Pressure Vessels) Safety Regulations 1970  (LI 663)

Factories, (General Registers) Regulations 1971  (LI 693)

Factories (Welfare) Regulations 1959 (Abstract of Regulations) Order 1960 (LI 33)

Factories (Welfare) Regulations 1959 (LN 302/59)

Factories (Woodworking) Regulations 1959 (Abstract of Regulations) Order 1960 (LI 34)

Factories (Woodworking) Regulations 1959 (LN 301/59)

            Ghana National Fire Service Act 1997  (Act 537)

 

FAMILY TRIBUNALS

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

 

FAMILY, MEMBER OF

Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176) s,15 Sch 1

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (Act 554) s. 11

           Rent Act 1963 (Act 220)

            Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)  Sch

            Wills Act 1971 (Act 360) s. 14(a)

            Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187) s. 38

           

FARM LANDS   see   AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES, ETC.; LAND AND NATURAL RESOSURCES

 

FATAL ACCIDENTS   see   CIVIL AVIATION,  CIVIL LIABILITY

 

FATAL INJURIES   see   CIVIL AVIATION,  CIVIL LIABILITY

 

FEES

Administration of Estates (Fees) Rules, 1966 (LI 506)

Civil Proceedings (Fees and Allowances) (Amendment) Rules 1992  (LI 1540)

Consular Fees Act 1964 (Act 231)

Factories, Offices and Shops (Registration Certificates) (Fees) Regulations, 1991 (LI 1517)          

Ghana Highway Authority (Test Fees) Regulations 2001 (LI 1683)

Hospital Fees Act 1971 (Act 387)

            Hospital Fees Regulations 1985 (LI 1313)

            Lands (Miscellaneous Services) Fees (Amendment) Instrument 2001 (LI 1688)

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

Local Government Bulletin

Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 1964 (LI 1132)

Mining Rights, Licenses and Certificates (Imposition of Fees) (Consolidated Amendments) Law  

           1983 (PNDCL 67)

Passport and Travel Certificates (Fees) Instruments, 1997 (LI 1632)

Pharmacy Practice (Disciplinary Procedure and Fees) Regulations, 1998 (LI 1645)

Weights and Measures (Fees) Regulation, 1992 (LI 1549)

 

FERRY   see   TOLLS

 

FIAT   see   ATTORNEY-GENERAL,   STATE PROCEEDINGS,

 

FIDELITY FUNDS   see   SECURITIES INDUSTRY

 

FILMS   see   CINEMATOGRAPH

 

FINANCE LEASE LAW 1993  (PNDCL 331)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546)

           

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION   see   AUDIT

 

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS   see   BANKING

 

FINANCIAL LOSS   see   ECONOMIC CRIME

 

FINES   see   PENALTIES

 

FIRE

             Control and Prevention of Bush fires Law 1990 (PNDCL 229)

               Export and Import (Prohibition of Importation) Instrument 1999  (LI 1661

Fire Precaution Regulations 2001  (LI 1674)

Fire Precaution (Premises) Regulations 2031  (LI 1724)

Ghana National Fire Service Act 1997  (Act 537)

           Ghana National Fire Service Regulation 2002  (LI 1708)

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) s.13

            National Building Regulations 1996 (LI 1630)

           National Fire Service Regulations 2003 (LI 1725)

Wetland Management (Ramsar Sites) Regulations, 1999 (L.I. 1659)

 

FIREARMS   see also   ARMS AND AMMUNITON

            Arms and Ammunition Act 1962  (Act 118)

            Criminal Code 1960  (Act 29) ss. 192 and 209   or

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 398)

Export and Import (Prohibition of Importation) Instrument 1999 (LI 1661)

National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons Act 2007 (Act 736)

           

FISHERIES   see also   AGRICULTURE,  FORESTRY AND FOOD

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s.176

            Customs and Excise (Duties and Other Taxes) (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 578)

Environmental Assessment (Amendment)Regulations, 2002 (LI 1703)

            Environmental Assessment Regulations, 1999 (LI 1652)

            Fish marketing zone:  Wholesale Fish Marketing Act 1963 (Act 156)

           Fisheries Act 2002 (Act 625)

Fisheries Law 1991 (PNDCL 256)   Repealed: Act 625. Part I saved

           Fisheries Regulations 1979 (LI 1235)

          State Fishing Corporation Instrument 1965 (LI 397)

State Fishing Corporation and Ghana Cold Stores Limited (Merger) Decree 1974 (NRCD 304)

            Wetland Management (Ramsar Sites) Regulations, 1999 (L.I. 1659)

 
FLAG AND ARMS OF GHANA 

             Flag and Arms Protection Act 1959 (No.61)

Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act 645)

see also Ghana Gazette No. 71 of 5th October, 1957

Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (Act 183)   revoked: Act 645

Insulting the National Flag and Emblem:   Act 29, s.184

 

FOLDED WOVEN GOODS

            Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law  (PNDCL 330), Part  XV

 

FOOD AND DRUGS   see also   AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES, FORESTRY; PHARMACY;

        STANDARDS

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s. 286

Breastfeeding Promotion Regulations, 2000  (LI 1667)

            Food and Drugs (Amendment) Act 1996 (Act 523)

            Food and Drugs Law 1992 (PNDCL 305B)

            Food Factories (Welfare) Regulations 1959 (Abstract of Regulations) Order 1960 (LI 33) 

            Food Production Corporation Instrument 1971 (LI 711)

            Ghana Food (Distribution) Corporation Instrument 1971 (LI 714)

Ghana Standard Board (Food, Drugs and other goods) General Labeling Rules 1992 (LI 1541)

            Grains Development Board Act 1970  (Act 324)

Narcotic Drugs (Control) Board Instrument, 1990 (LI 1507)

            Narcotic Drugs (Control, Enforcement and Sanctions) Law 1990 (PNDCL 236)

            Pharmacy Act 1994 (Act 489)

Pharmacy and Drugs (Banned Drugs) Regulations, 1989 (LI 1484)

           Pharmacy and Drugs 1961 (Act 64)   Sch. only

            Pharmacy and Drugs Regulations 1961 (LI 142)

Traditional Medicine Practice Act 2000 (Act 575)

Value Added Tax (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 579)

Exempt supplies: VAT Act 546

 

FOOTBALL

            Sports Decree 1976 (SMCD 54)

 

FOOTBALL POOLS

Football Pools Authority Act 1961 (Act 78)

            Football Pools Authority (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 115)

            Football Pools Authority Act 1961 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 214)

            Football Pools Authority (Amendment) Decree 1975 (NRCD 358)              

            Football Pools Regulations 1964 (LI 358)

 

FORCIBLE ENTRY

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree 1969  (NLCD 398) s.12

            Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29)  s. 202A

  

FOREIGN AWARDS

Arbitration  Act 1961 (Act 38)

Arbitration (Foreign Awards) Instrument 1963 (LI 261)

           

FOREIGN ENLISTMENT ACT 1961 (Act 75)

FOREIGN EXCHANGE   see also   BANKING

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002 (Act 612)

Constitution 1992 art. 184

Foreign Exchange Decree 1972 (NRCD 44)

            Foreign Exchange (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 69) (NRCD 79) (NRCD 162)

    

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS   see   JUDGMENTS, ETC.

 

FORESTRY   see also   AGRICULTURE; ANIMALS; FISHERIES; FORESTRY; FOOD;

            Concessions Act 1962 (Act 124) ss. 1 and 16

            Concessions Ordinance  (Cap 136)

Economic Plants (Rates of Compensation for Cocoa Trees) Instrument 1979 (LI 1231)

            Economic Plants Protection Decree 1979 (AFRCD 47)

            Environmental Assessment Regulations, 1999 (LI 1652)

            Environmental Assessment (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (LI 1703)

            Forest (Amendment) Act 1957 (No. 10)

Forest Plantation Development Fund (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 623)

Forest Plantation Development Fund Act 2000  (Act 583)

            Forest Protection (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 624)

            Forest Protection Decree 1974 (NRCD 243)

Forestry Commission Act 1993 (Act 453)   (Act 571)

            Forests (Amendment) Ordinance (Cap 157A)

            Forests (Amendment) Ordinance 1954 (No 45)

            Forests Ordinance (Cap 157)

            Local Government Act 1993  (Act 462) s.13

            Prevention and Control of Pests and Diseases of Plants Act 1965 (Act 307)

            Timber Concessions (Revesting) Decree 1973 (PNDCL 17) (PNDCL 35)

            Timber Industry and Ghana Timber Marketing Board (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 128)

            Timber Operations (Government Participation) Decree 1972 (NRCD 139)  (SMCD 9)

Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 617)

            Timber Resources Management Act 1997  (Act 547)

Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998  (LI 1649)

Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1721)

            Trees and Timber  (Control of Measurement) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (LI 1279)

            Trees and Timber (Amendment) Act 1994 (Act 493)

            Trees and Timber Decree 1974 (NRCD 273)

 

FOREX BUREAU

            Bank of Ghana Act 2002 (Act 612)

            Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

Forex Bureau Regulations:  see (Notices and Orders issued by Bank of Ghana and Advertisement

       in the Local Newspapers e.g. Daily Graphic, Times, etc)

 

FORFEITURE

            Arms and Ammunition Decree 1972 (NRCD 9)

            Diamonds Decree 1972 (NRCD 32)

Narcotic Drugs (Control, Enforcement and Sanctions) Law 1990 (PNDCL 236)

           

FORTS AND CASTLES   see   NATIONAL MUSUEM

 

FOSTERAGE      

            Children’s Act 1998  (Act 560)

            Child Rights Regulations 2002  (LI 1705)

 

FOUNDLINGS

            Citizenship Act 2000 (Act 591) s. 8

FRAUD

            Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act 458) s. 3

            Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29)

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

            Serious Fraud Office Act 1993 (Act 466)

 
FREE ZONE

            Export and Import Act 1995 (Act 503)

Free Zone Act 1995 (Act 504)

Free Zone (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 618)

Free Zone Regulations, 1996  (L.I 1618)

Declaration of -   see Commercial and Industrial Bulletin 1998 (No. 11A of 5/5/98)

 

FREEDOMS   see also   HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

            Constitution 1992

 

FREQUENCY REGISTRATION   see also   COMMUNICATIONS

            National Communications Authority Act 1996 (Act 524)

National Communications Regulations 2003 (LI 1719)

 

FRUIT INDUSTRY

Fruit Industry Decree 1969 ( NLCD 356)

            Fruit Industry (Banana) Regulations 1970  (LI 643)

            Fruit Industry (Coffee) Regulations 1970  (LI 644)

Fruit Industry (Copra) Regulations 1970  (LI 645)

Fruit Industry (Palm Kernels) Regulations 1970  (LI 646)

 

FUGITIVE CRIMINAL   see   EXTRADITION

 

FUND   see   TRUST FUND

 

GAMBLING   see   BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

 

GAME AND WILDLIFE    see   ANIMALS

 

GAMING or WAGERING   see   BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

 

GAS

            Energy Commission Act 1997 (Act 541)

            Export and Import (Prohibition of Importation of Used LPG Cylinders) Instrument, 2000

(LI 1693)

Minerals (Oil and Gas) Regulations 1963  (LI 258)

Minerals (Oil and Gas) (Amendment) Regulations 1974  (LI 948)

Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Law 1984 (PNDCL 84)

Road Traffic (Use of Liquified Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1994 (LI 1592)

 

GATEWAY

            Export and Import Act 1995 (Act 503)

            Export and Import (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 585)

 

GENERAL KOTOKA TRUST DECREE 1969 (NLCD 339)  

            General Kotoka Trust Decree 1966 (Amendment) Act 1971 (Act 365)

 

 

GENERAL LEGAL COUNCIL   see   LEGAL PROFESSION

 

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY       

Survey Act 1962 (Act 127)

 

GHANA ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DECREE 1968 (NRCD 291)

 

GHANA AIRWAYS

            Ghana Airways Corporation Instrument 1970 (LI 651)

Ghana Airways Corporation (Amendment) Instrument 1977 (LI 1102)

 

GHANA HIGHWAY AUTHORITY ACT 1997 (Act 540)

            Ghana Highway Authority (Test Fees) Regulations 2001 (LI 1683)

 

GHANA INDUSTRIAL HOLDING CORPORATION (DISSOLUTION) LAW 1993 (PNDCL 324)

 

GHANA/ISREAL TRADE AND PAYMENTS AGREEMENT Act 1959 (No 62)

 

GHANA LEGION  

Ghana Legion Decree 1974  (NRCD 285)

            Ghana  Legion (Amendment) Decree 1975 (SMCD 7)

            Ghana  Legion Regulations 1974 (LI 980)

 

GHANA LIBRARY BOARD Act 1970   (Act  327)

Ghana Library Board Regulations 1954 (LN 348 of 1954)

 

GHANA NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION INSTRUMENT 1965 (LI 396; (LI 521)

see also   NATIONAL INSTITUTIONS  at the last 4 pages

 

GHANA NATIONAL PLAYING FIELDS BOARD DECREE 1977  (SMCD 107)

            Ghana National Playing Fields Board (Amendment) Decree 1978 (SMCD 145)

 

GHANA NATIONAL PROCUREMENT AGENCY DECREE 1976  (SMCD 55)

 

GHANA NATIONAL TRADING CORPORATION (VESTNG OF PROPERTIES) LAW 1991

            (PNDCL 315)

 

GHANA NATIONALITY   see also   CITIZENSHIP

            Constitution 1992  art. 6 – 10

            Citizenship Regulations, 2001 (LI 1690)

Ghana Nationality Regulations, 1972 (LI 747)   revoked: LI 1690

 

GHANA POSTAL SERVICES CORPORATION ACT 1995 (Act 505)

 

GHANA PRECISION METAL CORPORATION Decree 1977 (SMCD 105)

 

GHANA SUPPLY COMMISSION LAW 1990 (PNDCL 245)

 

GHANA, ENTRY POINTS   see   ENTRY POINTS

 
GHANA, LAWS

            Acts of Parliament Act 1960 (CA 7)

            Constitution 1992  Art 11; s. 26

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459) Part III s. 119

            Ghana (Office of Governor-General) Letters Patent, 1957 (LN 57)

            Ghana Constitution Order in Council, 1957 (LN 238)  (LN. 47)

            Ghana Independence Act 1957 (LN 63)

            Revised Edition of the Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954  (No. 35)

            Revised Edition of the Laws Ordinance, 1951 (No. 36)

            Statutory Instruments Act 1959 (No 52)

 
GHANA SUPPLY COMMISSION   see PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
 
GIFT TAX 

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

 

GOLD   see also   MINING AND PETROLEUM

Criminal Code (Amendment) (No 2) Decree 1972 (NRCD 53)

Gold Mining Products Protection Ordinance (Amendment) Act 2001  (Act 608)

Gold Mining Products Protection Ordinance  (Cap 149)

Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (LI 1440)

Small-scale Gold Mining Law 1989 (PNDCL 218)

 

GOLDSMITH   see also   MINING AND PETROLEUM

Gold Mining Products Protection  (Cap 149)

 

GOODS   see   CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

           

GOVERNMENT, claims against   see   CLAIMS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT

 

GRAINS   see also   AGRICULTURE, ETC

            Grains Development Board Act 1970 (Act 324)

            Merchant Shipping (Carriage of Grains) Rules 1974  (LI 949)

 

HABEAS CORPUS, CETIORARI, MANDAMUS, PROHIBITION   see also STATE PROCEEDINGS

High Court Rules, 1954, Order 59  (LN 140A) 

            Habeas Corpus Act 1964 (Act 244)

            Habeas Corpus Act (Adaptation to Constitution) Instrument, 1993 (C.I. 6)

            Constitution 1992 art. 33

 

HAGUE RULES   see   MERCHANT SHIPPING

 

HARARE PROTOCOL   see PATENTS

 

HARBOURS   see   PORTS AND HARBOURS

 

HEAD OF FAMILY   see   ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES, CUSTOMARY LAW

 

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY   see also   ACCIDENTS; FACTORIES, OFFICES; HOSPITALS

         MERCHANT SHIPPING

Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970 (Act 328)

Ghana Red Cross Society Act 1958 (No 10)

Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

Road Traffic Ordinance 1952 (No 55), ss. 27 and 35

 

           

HEALTH SERVICE   see also   FOOD AND DRUGS; HOSPITALS; MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS

        AND DENTISTS

            Ghana Health Service and Teaching Hospitals Act 1996 (Act 525)

            Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

            Mental Health Decree 1972 (NRCD 30)

            Nurses and Midwives Decree 1972 (NRCD 117)

            Nurses Regulations 1971 (LI 683)

Value Added Tax (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 579)

 

HEIGHT

            Height from ground  level of motor vehicles not to exceed Eleven feet: 

        Road Traffic Regulations 1974   (LI 953) rr. 27-28

                       

HEMANG LANDS (Acquisition and Compensation) Law 1992 (PNDCL 294)

 

HIGH COMMISSIONER   see   IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

 

HIGHWAY   see also   ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

            Ghana Highway Authority Act 1997 (Act 540)

Ghana Highways  Authority (Test Fees) Regulations 2001 (LI 1683

 

HIJACKING       

Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act 458, s. 5) or Act 29, s. 195)

           

HIRE PURCAHSE   see   SALE OF GOODS

 

HIV   see   AIDS

 

HOLIDAYS   see   PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

 

HORSE-RACING COMMISION Act 1963 (Act 201)

            Horse-Racing Board of Control (Dissolution) Act 1963 (Commencement) Instrument 1964

(LI 347)

 

HOSPITALS

            Coroners Act 1960 (Act 18) s.2(2)

            Ghana Health Service and Teaching Hospitals Act 1996 (Act 525)

            Hospital Fees Act 1971 (Act 387)

Hospital Fees Regulations 1985 (LI 1313)

            Private Hospitals and Maternity Homes Act 1958 (No. 9)

            Private Hospitals and Maternity Homes (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 395)

Private Hospitals and Maternity Homes (Amendment) Regulations 1969 (LI 628)

Private Hospitals and Maternity Homes (Amendment)(No 2) Regulations 1969 (LI 636)

            Medical and Dental Decree 1972 (NRCD 91)

Medical and Dental (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 207)

Medical and Dental (Amendment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 28)

            Mental Health Decree 1972 (NRCD 30)

            Medical Profession (Professional Conduct and Ethics) Regulations 1975 (LI 1023)

            Nurses and Midwives Decree 1972 (NRCD 117)

Nurses Regulations 1971 (LI 683)

            Traditional Medicine Practice Act 2000  (Act 575)

 

HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS (TAXATION)    see also   TOURISM

Accommodation and Catering Enterprises (Amendment)Regulations 2001 (L.I. 1686)

Accommodation and Catering Enterprises Regulation 1979 (L.I. 1205)

Casino Licensing (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 607)

            Casino Licensing Decree 1975 (NRCD 320)

            Gambling Machines Decree 1973 (NRCD 174)

            Gambling Machines (Amendment) Act 2001 (Act 610)

Gambling Machines (Amendment) Decree 1974 (NRCD 276)

Gambling Machines (Amendment) Law 1985 (PNDCL 129)

            Ghana Tourist Control Board Decree 1973 (NRCD 224)

            Hotel Proprietors Act 1957 (No. 20)

            Hotels and Restaurants (Taxation) Regulations 1977 (LI 1125)

            Income Tax (Registration of Trade, Business, Profession or Vocation) Law 1986 (PNDCL 156)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            Liquor Licensing Act 1970 (Act 331)

            Value Added Tax 1998 (Act 546)

HOURS OF WORK

            Labour Act 2003 (Act 651) ss 33-39

HOUSING

            Bank for Housing and Construction Decree 1972  (NRCD 135)

Home Mortgage Finance Law 1993 (PNDCL 329)

Local Government Act 1992 (Act 462)

National Building Regulations 1996  (LI 1630)

            National Mortgage, Financing and Guarantee Scheme Decree1976 (SMCD 23)

Operation of State Housing Corporation (Recovery of Properties) Decree 1969 (NLCD 335)

State Housing Corporation (Ejectment) Act 1970 (Act 322)

State Housing Corporation (Ejectment) (Application to Tema Development Corporation) Decree

1972 (NRCD 113)

            State Housing Corporation Instrument 1965  (LI 415)

            State Housing Corporation (Amendment) Instrument 1968  (LI 600)

            Value Added Tax Act 1998  (Act 546)

 

HOUSING LOAN   see also   HOUSING;  PUBLIC SERVICES

            Home Mortgage Finance Law 1993 (PNDCL 329)

            Public Servants (Housing Loans Scheme) Decree 1975 (NRCD 319)
Public Servants (Housing Loans Scheme) (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 79)
Public Servants (Housing Loans Scheme) (Amendment) Decree 1978 (SMCD 201)

 

HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

            Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, 1993 (Act 456)

           Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (Complaints Procedure) 1994 (CI 7)

            Constitution 1992 Ch. 5, Articles 12-33; 37(2)

            Fundamental Human Rights Enforcement (Procedure) Rules 1971 (CI 21)   revoked: CI 47/04

            Illiterates Protection Ordinance (Cap 262)

            Illiterates’ Protection Ordinance (Amendment) Act 1963 (Act 217)

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

           

IDENTITY CARD

            Electoral Commission Act 1993  (Act 451)

            Electoral Commission (Amendment) Act 2003 (Act 655)

            Identity Card Decree (NRCD 129)    repealed: Act 655

            Identity Card Decree (Commencement) Instrument 1976  (LI 1072)

Identity Card Regulations 1972  (LI 794)

Identity Card (Verification) Regulations 1973  (LI 811)

Identity Card (Amendment) Regulations  (LI 1071)

            Taxpayers Identification Number Systems Act 2002 (Act 632)

 

ILLEGITIMACY   see   PARENT AND CHILD
 
ILLITERATES

            Illiterates Protection  (Cap 262)

            Illiterates’ Protection (Amendment) Act 1963 (Act 217)

            Criminal Code 1960  (Act 29) s. 312

            Oaths Decree 1972  (NRCD 6)

            Probate and Administration Rules 1991 (LI 1515) Order 3 r.4

 

IMF   see   IINTERNATIONAL BANK , FUND AND FINANCE

 

IMMIGRATION   see also   ALIENS

            Immigration (Amendment) Regulations (Revocation) Instrument 1992 (LI 1542)

Immigration Act 2000 (Act 573)

            Immigration Regulations 2001  (LI 1691)

            Immigration Service Law 1989 (PNDCL 226)

            Immigration Service Regulations 1997 (LI 1636)

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

            Social Security Regulations 1973 (LI 818) r. 26

 

IMMIGRATION QUOTA

            Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 1994 (Act 478)

            Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 617)

 

IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

African Development Bank (Immunities and Privileges) Decree 1967  (NLCD 173)

Constitution 1992, arts. 115-119, 283

Diplomatic Immunities (Commencement) Instrument 1963 (LI 279)

            Diplomatic Immunities Act 1962 (Act 148)

            Diplomatic Immunities Instrument 1978 (LI 1180)

Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323) Part VI

International Development Association Act 1960 (Act 11)

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462))

State Proceedings Act 1998 (Act 555)

 

IMPORTS   see   EXPORTS AND IMPORTS

 

IMPOSITION OF RATES AND FEES

            See RATES AND VALUATION

 

INCOME AND CORPORATION TAXES  

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

 

INCOME TAX   see also   CUSTOMS AND EXCISE; INTERNAL REVENUE;
        REVENUE AGENCIES; VAT

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

            Income Tax (Registration of Trade, Business, Profession & Vocation Law 1986 (PNDCL 156)

            Income Tax Decree 1975  (SMCD 5)  (Repealed by Act 592)

            Internal Revenue (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 622)

Internal Revenue (Amendment) Act 2003 (Act 644)

Internal Revenue (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (LI 1698)

Internal Revenue (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1727)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592)

            Internal Revenue Regulations, 2001 (LI 1675)

Internal Revenue Service Law 1986 (PNDCL 143)

            National Reconstruction Levy Act 2001 (Act 597)

            Petroleum Income Tax Law 1987 (PNDCL 188)

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

            Revenue Agencies (Governing) Board Act 1998  (Act 558)

            Revenue Agencies (Retention of Part of Revenue) Act 2002 (Act 628)

Tax Collection (Receipts, etc.) (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 269)

            Tax Collection (Receipts, etc.) Decree 1975 (NRCD 349)

            Taxpayers Identification Number Systems Act 2002 (Act 632)

 

 
INDEMNITY   see also   NATIONAL INSTITUTIONS at the last 4 pages

            Constitution 1992, Transitional Provisions   s. 34

            Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (Indemnity) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 22)

            Indemnity (Amendment) Decree 1975 (NRCD 335)

            Indemnity Decree 1973 (NRCD 227)

            Provisional National Defence Council (Indemnity) Law 1993  (PNDCL 313)

            State Proceedings Act 1998 (Act 555)

 

INDIAN HEMP   see also   FOOD AND DRUGS

            Pharmacy and Drugs Act 1961 (Act 64)  Sch.

 

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY   see   PATENTS

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS   see also   LABOUR

            Conspiracy and Protection of Property (Trade Disputes) Ordinance  (Cap 90)

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Instrument 1969 (LI 615)

Industrial Relations Act 1965 (Act 299)

Industrial Relations Act 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 189); (NRCD 22)

             Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

            Minimum Wage Regulations, 1999 (LI 1658)

            Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Ordinance (Cap 93)

            Trade Unions (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 110)

            Trade Unions (Amendment) Ordinance (Cap 91A)

            Trade Unions (Amendment) Ordinance, 1953 (No. 19)

Trade Unions Congress (Extension of Collective Agreement) Order 1970  (LI 658)

Trade Unions Congress (Extension of Collective Agreement) Order 1971 (LI 687) (LI 708)

            Trade Unions Ordinance (Cap 91)

           

INDUSTRY   see also   INVESTMENT AND INDUSTRY

            National Board for Small Scale Industries Act 1981 (Act 434)

 

INFECTIOUS DISEASES   see also   DISEASES, Industrial

            Infectious Diseases Ordinance  (Cap 78)  (1951 Rev.)

            Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)  s. 14

            Ghana Aids Commission Act 2002 )Act 613)

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY   see   COMPUTER SYSTEMS

 

INHERITANCE   see   ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

 

INNS AND HOTELS   see  BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES; HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS;

          TOURISM;

           

INSANITY   see   MENTAL HEALTH

 

INSOLVENCY ACT 1962 (Act 153)   (not in force)

            see also   BANKRUPTCY

 
INSURANCE

            Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176)

            Ghana Reinsurance Organisation (Amendment) Law 1987 (PNDCL 169)

            Ghana Reinsurance Organisation Law 1984  (PNDCL 79)

Insurance (Amendment) Law 1993 (PNDCL 260)

            Insurance (Amendment) Law 1993 (PNDCL 316)

Insurance Law 1989 (PNDCL 227)

Insurance (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 1972 (LI 791)

Insurance (Exemption) Instrument 1975 (LI 998)

            Insurance (Exemption) (No 2) Instrument 1980 (LI 1256)

Insurance Regulations, 1990 (LI 1502)

Motor Vehicles (Duplicate Insurance Certificate) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 35)

Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Act 1958 (No. 42)

           Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Regulations 1959 (LN 12)

            Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) (ECOWAS Brown Card) Law 1986 (PNDCL 141)

            National Health Insurance Act 2003 (Act 753) 

            National Reconstruction Levy Act 2001 (Act 597)

National Reconstruction Levy (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 619)

National Road Safety Commission Act 1999  (Act 567)

            Returns by employer and insurer:   Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

            Road Traffic (Amendment) 1971 (Act 381)

            Securities Industry Law 1993 (PNDCL 333)

Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            Social Security Regulations 1983 (LI 818)

State Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Instrument 1967 (LI 539)

State Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Instrument 1969 (LI 635)

State Insurance Corporation Instrument 1965  (LI 424)

Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

            Wills Act 1971 (Act 360)

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY   see also   COPYRIGHT; PATENTS; TRADE MARKS

            Copyright Law 1985 (PNDCL 110)

            Copyright (Fee) Regulations, 1965 (L.I. 620)

            Merchandise Marks Act 1964 (Act 253)

            Merchandise Marks (Prohibited Goods) Regulations, 1936 (Laws of G.C. Vol. X p. 425) 

            Patent Law 1993 (PNDCL 332)

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000 (Act 589)

            Protocol on Patents and Industrial Designs within the Framework of the Industrial

                        Property Organization for English-Speaking Africa  (ESARIPO) (Ratification)

                        Law 1985 (PNDCL 137)

            State Proceedings Act 1998 (Act 555)

            Textile Designs (Registration) Decree 1973 (NRCD 213)

            Textile Designs (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 1997 (L.I. 1633); (LI 1706)

            Trade Marks Act 1965 (Act 270)

            Trade Marks Regulations, 1970 (L.I. 667)

            United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Ordinance, (Cap 182)  (1951 Rev.)

 

INTERNAL REVENUE   see also   INCOME TAX

            Internal Revenue Act 2002  (Act 592)

            Internal Revenue (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 622)

            Internal Revenue (Amendment) Act 2003  (Act 644)

           Internal Revenue (Amendment) Act 2004  (Act 669)

           Internal Revenue Regulations 2001 (LI 1675)

           Internal Revenue Regulations 2002 (LI 1698)

           Internal Revenue (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1727)

           Internal Revenue Service Law 1986 (PNDCL 143)

           Revenue Agencies (Retention of Part of Revenue) Act 2002 (Act 628)

 

INTERNATIONAL BANK, FUND AND FINANCE CORPORATION ACT 1957 (No. 17)

            International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation (Amendment) Act 1960 (Act 12)

            International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation (Amendment) Act 1965 (Act 285)

            International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation (Amendment) Decree 1969 (NLCD 359)      

              International Bank, Fund and Finance Corporation (Immunities and Exchange Contracts) Order  

                     1958 (LN 9)

 

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION Act 1960 (Act 11)

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, GHANA

            Constitution 1992 arts. 40, 73

 

 
INTERNET

            National Communications Regulations 2003 (LI 1719)

INTERPRETATION

            Interpretation Act 1960 (CA 4)

            Interpretation Act (Amendment) Law 1982 (PNDCL 12)

Interpretation  (Amendment) Act 1961 (Act 92)

            Interpretation (Amendment) Act 1962 (Act 145)

            Constitution 1992 arts. 10; 161; 288; 295;

 

INTESTATE   see   ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES, SUCCESSION

INVENTIONS   see   PATENTS
 
INVESTMENT AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

            Aliens (Registration) Regulations, 1974 (L.I. 856)

            Aliens Regulations, 1963 (L.I. 265)

            Banking Law 1989 (PNDCL 225)

            Citizenship Act 2000 (Act 591)

Civil Liability Act 1963 (Act 176)

Companies Code 1963 (Act 179)

Council of Indigenous Business Associations Law 1993 (PNDCL 312)

            Divestiture of State Interests (Implementation) Law 1993 (PNDCL 326)

            Exchange Control Act 1961 (Act 71)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 220)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 99)

Exchange Control (Amendment) Law 1986 (PNDCL 149)

            Exchange Control Regulations, 1961 (L.I. 133)

                       Export and Import Act 1995 (Act 503)

            Export Development and Investment Fund Act 2000 (Act 582)

                        Factories, Offices and Shops (Amendment) Law 1991 (PNDCL 275)

Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970 (Act 328)

            Ghana Investment Fund Act 2002 (Act 616)

            Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 1994  (Act 478)

            Immigration Act 2000 (Act 573)  

           Immigration Regulations 2001 (LI 1691)

Industrial Relations Act 1965 (Act 299)

           Internal Revenue Act 2002  (Act 592)

Investment Code (Benefits to Existing Enterprises) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (LI 1506)

            Investment Code (Benefits to Existing Enterprises) Regulations, 1990 (LI 1498)

Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

Labour Regulations 1969 (LI 632

Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

                       Merchandise Marks Act 1964 (Act 253)

                       Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

National Board for Small Scale Industries Act 1981 (Act 434)

           National Investment Bank (Commencement of Business) Instrument 1963 (LI 280)

National Investment Bank Act 1963 (Act 163)

National Investment Bank Act 1963 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 121); (NLCD 236)

National Investment Bank Act 1963 (Amendment) Decree1975 (NRCD 316); (SMCD 152) National Investment Bank (Amendment) Law 1985 (PNDCL 106)

National Investment Bank Regulations 1963 (LI 305)

            Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2000 (Act 589)

Registration of Business Names (Amendment) Regulations 1997  (LI 1631)

Registration of Business Names (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (LI 1684)

Registration of Business Names Act 1962 (Act 151)

Registration of Business Names Regulations 1974  (LI 982)

                       Rent Act 1963 (Act 220)

                       Rent Regulations 1964 (LI 369)

                       Sale of Goods Act 1962 (Act 137)

            Securities Industries Law 1993 (PNDCL 333)

            Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            State Enterprises Commission Law 1987 (PNDCL 170)

Technology Transfer Regulations, 1992 (L.I. 1547)

            Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 617)

           Timber Resources Management Act 1997  (Act 547)

Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998  (LI 1649)

            Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1721)

           Unit Trusts and Mutual Funds Regulations 2001 (LI 1695)

Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

 

IRRIGATION

            Irrigation Development Authority Decree 1977 (SMCD 85)

Irrigation Development Authority (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 89)

           Irrigation Development Authority (Amendment) Decree 1977 (SMCD 127)

Irrigation Development Authority Regulations, 1987 (LI 1350)

 

IVORY COAST

Border (Ghana/Ivory Coast) (Appointment of Commission) Instrument 1968  (LI 595) (LI 647)

            Illegal Seizure of Ivorian and Ghanaian Farms (Abatement of Proceedings) Law 1992

                         (PNDCL 305)

 
JUDGMENTS

Court of Appeal  Rules 1996  (CI 19)

            Courts  Act 1993 (Act 459)

District Court Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1127)

High Court (Civil Procedure) (Amendment) Rules, 1977 (L.I. 1107)

            High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954  (LN 140A)

 
JUDGMENTS, ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN, AND MAINTENANCE ORDERS

            Arbitration Act 1961 (Act 38)

Courts Act 1993 (Act 459) Part V ss. 81 – 99)

Foreign Judgments and Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Instrument, 1993

                        (L.I. 1575)

High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954  (LN 140A)

 

JUDICIARY

Constitution 1992 Chapters 11, 14, 24, & 1st Sch. Part III

Criminal Code 1960, ss. 222-225

Judicial Service Act 1960 (C.A. 10)

            Judicial Service (Amendment) Act 1965 (Act 281)

            Judicial Service (Amendment) Law 1984 (PNDCL 85)

Judicial Service (Amendment) Regulations 1964 (L.I. 356)

            Judicial Service (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (L.I. 1168)

            Judicial Service Commission Regulations 1958 (LN. 100)

            Judicial Service Decree 1966 (NLCD 83)

            Judicial Service Regulations, 1963 (L.I. 319)

            Legal Service Law 1993  (PNDCL 320)  2nd Sch.

            Members of the Judicial Service Instrument 1966 (LI 523)

            Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act 1998 (Act 550)

 
JURISDICTION

            Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

Lower Courts and Tribunals Instrument, 1993 (L.I. 1574)

           

 

JURY   see also   CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

            Criminal Procedure (Trial by Jury) Instrument 1966  (LI 499)

            Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 121)

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

            Trial by Judge and Jury:   Constitution 1992 art. 19

 

JUVENILE   see also;   CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS; COURTS

            Constitution 1992, art. 15

            Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 1963  (Act 177)   repealed: Act 653

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2002  (Act 633) 

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30) ss. 340 – 351   repealed: Act 653

            Juvenile (Fit Person and Supervision) Regulations 1972 (LI 735)

            Juvenile Justice Act 2003 (653)
 
KEYS

            Locksmith (Licensing) Act 1994 (Act 488)

 

KIMBERLEY ORICESS CERTIFICATE ACT 2003 (Act 652)

 

KOTOKA (Gen.) TRUST  Decree 1969  (NLCD 339)
Gen. Kotoka Decree 1969 (Amendment) Act 1971 (Act 365)
 
KUMASI TOWN LANDS

            Administration of Lands Act 1962  (Act 123)  s. 5 – 6

            Administration of Lands (Kumasi Open Spaces) (Extension) Regulations 1964 (LI 361)

            Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

 
LABOUR

            Child Rights Regulations 2002 (LI 1705)

            Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)

           Collective Agreements (Extension of Application) (No 7) Order 1964  (LI 341)

Collective Agreements (Extension of Application) (No.2) Order 1962  (LI 196)

Collective Agreements (Revocation) Order 1971  (LI 701)

            Companies Code 1963 (Act 179)

Conspiracy and Protection of Property (Trade Disputes) Ordinance, 1951 (Cap 90)

Employment of Foreign Nationals:  Immigration Act 2000 (Act 573)

Fair Wages and Salaries Commission Act 2007 ( Act 737)

Factories, Offices and Shops Act 1970 (Act 328)

            Free Zone Act 1995  (Act 504)

            Ghana Manpower Board Decree 1973 (NRCD 171)

            Industrial Relations (Amendment) Instrument 1969  (LI 615)

            Industrial Relations Act 1965 (Act 299)

            Industrial Relations Act 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 189) (NRCD 22)

            Labour (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 212) (NLCD 331) (NLCD 342) (NLCD 368)

            Labour (Amendment) Decree 1973 (NRCD 150)

            Labour (Amendment) Decree 1976 (SMCD 33) (SMCD 42)

Labour Act 2003 (Act 651)

Labour Decree 1967 (NLCD 157)   repealed: Act 651

            Labour Regulations, 1969  (LI 632)

                        Labour Registration Regulations 1960 (LI 76)

Labour Registration (Application and Public Employment Centres) Instrument 1962 (LI 242)

            Labour (Clerical Workers) Regulations 1967 (LI 559)

            Minimum Wage Regulations, 1999 (L.I. 1658)

Minimum Wage Regulations, 1990 (L.I. 1495)

Pensions (Increase) Ordinance (Cap 33)

            Pensions (Special Provisions) Act 1959 (No. 69)

            Pensions and Social Security (Amendment) Decree 1975 (SMCD 8)

            Pensions Ordinance (Cap 30)

Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Law 1984 (PNDCL 84)

            Prices and Incomes Board Decree 1972  (NRCD 119)

            Public Holidays Act 2001   (Act 601)

            Public Services (Negotiating Committees) Law 1992  (PNDCL 309)

            Social Security Law 1991 (PNDCL 247)

            Tema Development Corporation (Pensionable Office) Order 1964 (LI 373)

            Timber and Wood Workers Union (Extension of Collective Agreement) Order 1961 (LI 95)

            Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Ordinance, 1951 (Cap 93)

Trade Union Congress (Extension of Collective Agreement) Order 1970  (LI 658)

Trade Union Congress (Extension of Collective Agreement) Order 1971  (LI 687)

Trade Union Congress (Extension of Collective Agreement) (Amendment) Order 1971  (LI 708)

            Trade Unions (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 110)

            Trade Unions Ordinance, 1951 (Cap 91)

            Workmen’s Compensation (Calculation of Compensation) Instrument 1994 (LI 1594)

            Workmen’s Compensation Law 1987 (PNDCL 187)

           

LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES    see  also  ADMINISTRATION OF LANDS;  MINING AND

PETROLEUM,  LAND TITLE REGISTRATION

            Administration of Estates Act 1961 (Act 63)

Administration of Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1963 (LI 295)

Administration of Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1964 (LI 362)

Administration of Lands (Appeals Tribunal) Regulations 1963 (LI 251)

Administration of Lands (Kumasi Open Spaces)(Exclusion)Regulations 1964 (LI 361)

            Administration of Lands Act 1962 (Act 123)

Administration of Lands (Amendment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 61)

Administration of Lands Regulations 1962 (LI 232)

Administration of Lands Regulations 1963 (LI 283)

           Auction Sales Law 1989 (PNDCL 230)

            Chattels Transfer Ordinance 1952 (No. 51)

Chattels Transfer (Amendment) Ordinance 1953 (No. 13)

Chieftaincy Act 1971 (Act 370) s. 38

            Concessions (Amendment) Ordinance, 1953 (No. 11)  (No. 21/55)

Concessions (Amendment) Regulations 1975  (LI 1047)

            Concessions (Ashanti) Ordinance (Cap 136)  (Cap 146)  (1951 Rev.)

            Concessions Act 1962 (Act 124)  ss. 1 & 16

Concessions Ordinance (Cap 136)

Concessions Regulations 1962  (LI 228)

Constitution 1992  art. 20; 257-269

            Contracts Act 1960 (Act 25)

Conveyancing Decree 1973 (NRCD 175)

Courts Act 1993 (Act 459)

Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29) s. 155

Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30) s. 180

            Farms Lands (Prescribed Areas) Instrument 1962 (LI 178)

            Farms Lands (Protection) Act 1962  (Act 107)

Forcible Entry: Act 29 s. 202A;  NLCD 398 s. 12

Ghana Highway Authority Act 1997 (Act 540)

Hemang Lands (Acquisition and Compensation) Law 1992 (PNDCL 294)

           High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1954 (LN 140A)

            Land (Miscellaneous Services) Fee Instrument 1999 (LI 1657)

            Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) (Accra Prescribed Area) Instrument, 1961 (LI 118)

            Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) Act 1960 (Act 2)

Land Planning and Soil Conservation (Amendment) Act 1957 (No. 35)

            Land Planning and Soil Conservation Ordinance, 1953 (No 32)

            Land Registry (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (LI 1682)

            Land Registry Act 1962 (Act 122)

Land Registry Regulations 1965 (LI 439)

           Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulations 2001  (LI 1680)

           Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulations, 1993 (LI 1557)

            Land Title Registration Law 1986 (PNDCL 152)

            Land Title Registration Regulations, 1986 (LI 1341) (LI 1345)

            Lands (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1963 (Act 161)

           Lands (Miscellaneous Services) Fees (Amendment) Instrument 2001 (LI 1688)

Lands (Statutory Wayleaves) (Amendment) Regulations 1964  (LI 346)

            Lands (Statutory Wayleaves) Act 1963  (Act 186)

Lands (Statutory Wayleaves) Regulations 1964 (LI 334)

Lands Commission Act 1994 (Act 483)

Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462)

Minerals (Amendment) Regulations 1978  (LI 1166)

Minerals (Royalties) Regulations 1987  (LI 1349)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153)

            Minerals Regulations 1962  (LI 231)

Minerals Regulations 1963  (LI 253)  

Minerals (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (LI 1166)

Minerals (Royalties) Regulations 1987  (LI 1349)

           Mortgages Decree 1972 (NRCD 96)

            Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands Act 1994 (Act 481)

            Ownership of Land by Non-Citizens:   Constitution 1992 art 266

            Public Conveyancing Act 1965 (Act 302)

             Public Conveyancing Regulations, 1965 (LI 485)

            Public Lands (Protection) Decree 1974 (NRCD 240)

            Rent Act 1963 (Act 220)

            Rent Control Law 1986 (PNDCL 138)

            Rents Stabilization Act (Repeal) Decree 1966 (NLCD 49)

            Sekondi-Takoradi Municipality (Prescribed Area) Instrument 1962 (LI 179)   revoked:PNDCL323

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

            State Lands (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act 586)

            State Lands (Amendment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 62)

State Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1966 (LI 520)

State Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (LI 591)

State Lands (Amendment) Regulations 1979 (LI 1201)

State Lands (Amendment)(No 2) Regulations 1963  (LI 285)

            State Lands Act 1962 (Act 125)

State Lands (Amendment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 62)

            State Lands Act 1962 (Amendment) Decree 1968 (NLCD 234)

State Lands Regulations 1962 (LI 230)

            State Lands Tribunal Rules 1963  (LI 252)

            State Property and Contracts Act 1960 (CA 6)

            Stool Lands Boundaries Settlement (Repeal) Act 2000 (Act 587)

            Survey (Amendment) Decree 1974 (NRCD 283)

            Survey (Supervision and Approval of Plans) Regulations, 1989 (LI 1444)

            Survey Act 1962 (Act 127)

Timber Resources Management Act 1997 (Act 547)

Timber Resources Management (Amendment)Act 2002 (Act 617)

Timber Resources Management Regulations 1998 (LI 1649)

           Timber Resources Management (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (LI 1721)

           Town and Country Planning Ordinance (Cap 84)

           Wetland Management (Ramsar Sites) Regulations, 1999  (L.I. 1659)

           Exempt supplies: Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546)

 

LAND TITLE REGISTRATION

            Land Title Registration Law 1986  (PNDCL 152)

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 01) Instrument

           1992 (LI 1534)

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 02) Instrument

          1992 (LI 1536)

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 03) Instrument

          1988 (LI 1356) 

Land Title Registration - Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 04) Instrument

          1991 (LI 1521)

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 05) Instrument

          1993 (LI 1563) 

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 06) Instrument

          1993 (LI 1564) 

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 07) Instrument

          1993 (LI 1565) 

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 08) Instrument

          1993 (LI 1566) 

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 09) Instrument  

          1993 (LI 1567) 

Land Title Registration –Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 10) Instrument

          1993 (LI 1568)

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 011) Instrument         

          1996 (LI 1620) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 012) Instrument     

          1996 (LI 1621) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 013) Instrument

          1996 (LI 1622) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 014) Instrument

          1996 (LI 1623) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 015) Instrument

          1996 (LI 1624) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 016) Instrument

          1996 (LI 1625) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Accra District 017) Instrument    

          1995 (LI 1626) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Tema District 018) Instrument  

          1995 (LI 1607) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Tema District 019) Instrument    

          1995 (LI 1608) 

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Tema District 020) Instrument     

          1995 (LI 1609)

Land Title Registration – Declaration of Registration District (Kumasi District K 1) Instrument

          1994 (LI 1590)             

Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (LI 1345)   

             Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (LI 1552)   

Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (LI 1557)   

Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulation 1994 (LI 1578)

Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulation 2001 (LI 1680)

Land Title Registration (Kumasi) Regulations 1994 (LI 1588)          

Land Title Registration Adjudication Committee Instrument 1992 (LI 1553)          

Land Title Registration Adjudication Committee Instrument 1992 (LI 1554)          

Land Title Registration Regulations 1986 (LI 1341) 

 

LAND TRIBUNALS

Claims for Compensation: - Local Government Act 1993 (Act 462) ss. 56-57

Land Title Registration Adjudication Committee Instrument 1992 (LI 1553)          

Land Title Registration Adjudication Committee Instrument 1992 (LI 1554)          

           Land Title Registration Law 1986  (PNDCL 152)

 

LANDLORD AND TENANT   see also   RENT CONTROL

            Evidence Decree 1975 (NRCD 323)

            Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592) s.15

            Internal Revenue Regulations 2001 (LI 1675) r. 16

            Limitation Decree 1972 (NRCD 54)

              Rent Control (Amendment) Law 1986 (PNDCL 163); (PNDCL 138)

            Rent Control (First Schedule)(Amendment) Instrument 1986 (LI 1318)

            Rent Act 1963 (Act 220)

            Rent Regulations 1964  (LI 369)

            Rent Stabilization (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 103)

            Rent Stabilization Act (Repeal) Decree 1966 (NLCD 49) 

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

State Housing Corporation (Ejectment) Act (Application to Tema Development Corporation)

Decree 1972 (NRCD 113)

            State Housing Corporation (Ejectment) Act 1970 (Act 322)

 

LAND, Ownership by Non-Citizens

            Constitution of 1992, art. 266

 

LANGUAGE

            Ghana Institute of Languages Decree 1969 (NLCD 324)

 

LAW OFFICERS DECREE 1974  (NRCD 279)

            see also   LEGAL SERVICE; ATTORNEY-GENERAL

 

LAW REFORM

            Law Reform Commission Decree 1975 (NRCD 325)

            Laws of Ghana (Revised Edition) Act 1998 (Act 562)

            Revised Edition of the Laws Ordinance, 1951 (No. 36)

            Revised Edition of the Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954 (No. 35) 

 

LAW REPORTS

            Council for Law Reporting Decree 1972 (NRCD 64)

            Council for Law Reporting  (Amendment) Law 1988  (PNDCL 194);  (PNDCL 234)

 

LAWS OF GHANA   see   GHANA, LAWS   

 

LAWS OF GHANA (REVISED EDITION) ACT 1998 (Act 562)

 

LAYOUT-DESIGNS (TOPOGRAPHIES) OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS ACT 2004 (Act 667)

 

LEASES   see also   LANDLORD AND TENANT

            Land Title Registration Law 1986 (PNDCL 152)

            Finance Lease Law 1993 (PNDCL 331)

            Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153)

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

 

LEGACY AND RESIDUARY ESTATE

            Wills Act  (Act 360)

 

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE

Legal Aid Scheme Act 1997  (Act 542)

            Constitution 1992  art. 294

            Criminal Procedure Code 1960 (Act 30)

 

LEGAL CLASS   see   LEGAL SERVICE

 

LEGAL PROFESSION

            Law Officers Decree 1974 (NRCD 279)

            Legal Profession Act 1960 (Act 32)

            Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 1963 (Act 166) (Act 226)

            Legal Profession (Amendment) Decree 1966 (NLCD 20); (NLCD 143)

Legal Profession (Amendment) (No 2) Decree 1967 (NLCD 213); (NLCD 338)

            Legal Profession (Amendment) Decree 1972 (NRCD 88)

            Legal Profession (Amendment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 53)

            Legal Profession (Enrolment) Regulations, 1971 (LI 699)

            Legal Profession (Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations, 1972 (LI 761)

            Legal Profession (Professional Conduct and Etiquette) Rules, 1969  (LI 613)

            Legal Practitioners (Disciplinary Committee)(Amendment) Rule, 1967  (LI 572)

            Professional Law Course (Amendment) Regulations 1993  (LI 1558)

Professional Law Course  Regulations 1984  (LI 1296)

            Stamp Act 1965 (Act 311)

 

LEGAL SERVCE   see also   ATTORNEY-GENERAL

            Constitution 1992

Civil Service (Amendment) Decree 1974 (NRCD 277)

            Legal Service Law 1993  (PNDCL 320)

Legal Service (Amendment) Act 1994 (Act 487)

            Law Officers Decree 1974 (NRCD 279)

            Legal Service (Creation of International Division) Instrument 1995 (LI 1603)