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Ghana Forestry Commission Act (Act No. 405 of 1980).

Country
Ghana
Document type
Legislation
Date
1980
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry
Keyword
Institution
Geographical area
Western Africa, Africa
Abstract

This Act provides for the establishment of the Ghana Forestry Commission as a body corporate. The functions of the Ghana Timber Marketing Board, the Forest Products Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the Forestry Department and the Department of Game and Wildlife shall be exercised under the supervision of the Commission. (29 sections)

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References - Legislation

Amends

Forest Ordinance (Cap. 157).

Legislation | Ghana | 1954 (1951)

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Basic legislation, Protected area, Expropriation, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Protection Decree, 1974.

Legislation | Ghana | 1974

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Timber extraction/logging, Protected area, Forestry protection measures, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Forestry Commission Act, 1999 (Act No. 571 of 1999).

Legislation | Ghana | 1999

Keyword: Institution, Protected area, Forestry protection measures, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX