Ghana

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 38 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Rents (Stabilization) Act, 1962 (Act No. 109).Date of entry: 10 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
State Lands Act, 1962 (Act No. 125).Date of entry: 10 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
State Lands Regulations, 1962.Date of entry: 10 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Land Registry Act, 1962.Date of entry: 10 Oct 1995 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Farm Lands (Protection) Act, 1962 (Act 107 of 1962).Date of entry: 10 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Concessions Act, 1962 (Act No. 124).Date of entry: 10 Oct 1995 Last edit: 20 Mar 2006
Rents (Stabilization) (Amendment) Act, 1963 (Act No. 168).Date of entry: 11 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Administration of Lands Act, 1962.Date of entry: 11 Oct 1995 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Administration of Lands Regulations, 1962.Date of entry: 11 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Land Planning and Soil Conservation (Amendment) Act, No. 35 of 1957.Date of entry: 11 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Concessions Regulations, 1962 (L.I. 228).Date of entry: 11 Oct 1995 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Lands (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1963.Date of entry: 11 Oct 1995 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Land Title Registration Act, 1986.Date of entry: 16 Jul 1996 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Land Title Registration Regulations, 1986.Date of entry: 16 Jul 1996 Last edit: 26 May 2000
Lands (Statutory Wayleaves) Act, 1963.Date of entry: 04 Feb 2004 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Land Title Registration (Amendment) Regulations, 2007 (L.I. 1837).Date of entry: 11 Dec 2008 Last edit: 18 Dec 2008
Public Lands (Protection) Decree, 1974 (N.R.C.D. 240).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2009 Last edit: 06 Apr 2009
Mortgage Decree, 1972 (N.R.C.D. 96).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2009 Last edit: 06 Apr 2009
Survey Act, 1962 (No. 127).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2009 Last edit: 06 Apr 2009
Land Development (Protection of Purchasers) Act, 1960 (No. 2).Date of entry: 03 Apr 2009 Last edit: 20 Apr 2009
Lands Commission Act, 1994 (No. 483).Date of entry: 03 Apr 2009 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Public Conveyancing Act, 1965 (No. 302).Date of entry: 03 Apr 2009 Last edit: 08 Apr 2009
Conveyancing Decree, 1973 (N.R.C.D. 175).Date of entry: 06 Apr 2009 Last edit: 20 Apr 2009
Confiscated Assets (Recovery and Disposal) Committee Act, 1979.Date of entry: 22 Mar 2010 Last edit: 26 Mar 2010
Town and Country Planning Act, 1945.Date of entry: 26 Mar 2010 Last edit: 29 Mar 2010
Administration of Estates Act, 1961 (Cap. 63).Date of entry: 22 Apr 2014 Last edit: 07 May 2014
Forest Ordinance (Cap. 157).Date of entry: 28 Jan 2004 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954 (No. 45 of 1954).Date of entry: 28 Jan 2004 Last edit: 10 Jan 2007
Chieftaincy Act, 2008 (Act No. 759).Date of entry: 11 Dec 2008 Last edit: 18 Dec 2008
National Development Planning (System) Act, 1994 (No. 480).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2009 Last edit: 06 Apr 2009
Volta River Development Act, 1961 (Act No. 46).Date of entry: 13 Feb 2004 Last edit: 17 Sep 2012
Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703).Date of entry: 09 Feb 2009 Last edit: 13 Feb 2009
Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Law, 1984 (P.N.D.C.I 84).Date of entry: 06 Apr 2009 Last edit: 20 Apr 2009
Local Government Act, 1993 (No. 462).Date of entry: 15 Jan 2010 Last edit: 23 Mar 2010
Timber Resources Management Regulations, 1998 (L.I. 1649).Date of entry: 10 Jan 2007 Last edit: 19 Mar 2010
Constitution of Ghana.Date of entry: 09 Jan 2014 Last edit: 14 Apr 2014

Landesa Publications: 62 entries

Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights

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Ghana Country Case StudyYear of Publication: 9999
Farmer Based Organizations in GhanaYear of Publication: 2012
Property Rights of Spouses Draft BillYear of Publication: 2009
Land Commission Bill, 2008Year of Publication: 2008
Chieftaincy Act, 2008Year of Publication: 2008
National Land PolicyYear of Publication: 1999
Children's Act, 1998Year of Publication: 1998
Constitution of the Republic of GhanaYear of Publication: 1996
Land Commission Act, 1994Year of Publication: 1994
Title Registration Act, 1986Year of Publication: 1986
Land Title Registration Act, 1986Year of Publication: 1986
Intestate Succession Law, 1985Year of Publication: 1985
Conveyancing Decree, 1973Year of Publication: 1973
Matrimonial Causes ActYear of Publication: 1971
Registration of Births and DeathsYear of Publication: 1965
 Land (Miscellaneous Provisions) ActYear of Publication: 1963
Administration of Lands Act, 1962Year of Publication: 1962
Farm Lands (Protection) Act, 1962Year of Publication: 1962
Land Registry Act, 1962Year of Publication: 1962
Administration of EstatesYear of Publication: 1961

World Bank Land Publications: 23 entries

Extracted from the World Bank's Documents & Reports database

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Ghana - Fifth Urban Project [English]Year of Publication: 2000
Urban age 6(3) [English]Year of Publication: 1999
Documentos
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Documentos
Agricultural investments create risks as well as opportunities, for instance The Case Study of Integrated Tamale Fruit Company (2013) In recent years, Ghana has witnessed increased interest from...
Documentos
The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities A case study of selected agricultural Investments in LAO PDR (2013) A...
Noticias
Le dernier numéro du bulletin “les actualités foncières ouest-africaines” (Commission de l’UEMOA - Hub Rural)  vient de paraître.
Noticias
A 29-year-old developer from Ghana has created a mobile app that he hopes will transform the livelihoods of farmers and help address food shortages. Edison Gbenga Ade created the platform, which...
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Women farmers in three districts of the Upper West region have expressed concern about the total absence of land rights for them despite their zeal to increase food production and family incomes. The...
Noticias
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