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Animals (Control of Importation) Act.

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Legislation
Date
1952 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the control of the importation of animals and for related matters.
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Animal health Pests/diseases International trade Authorization/permit Inspection
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

This Act empowers the Minister to restrict the importation of animals so as to prevent the introduction or spreading of diseases in Ghana. The Act shall apply to animals and diseases as specified in section 12. The Minister, however, may extend or restrict the application sphere of the Act by legislative instrument. The Act further provides for powers of veterinary inspectors in relation with the control of importation.

Full text
English
Website
www.epa.gov.gh