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Public Trustee Act, 1952 🇬🇭

Coat of Arms
Republic of Ghana

The twenty-fourth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Public Trustee Act, 1952

  • Commenced on 29 November 1952
AN ACT to provide for the appointment of a public trustee, to amend the law relating to the administration of trusts and to provide for related matters.

Establishment of Public Trustee

1. Office of Public Trustee

(1)The Office of Public Trustee is hereby established.
(2)The public trustee shall be a corporation sole under that name, with perpetual succession and an official seal, and may sue and be sued in the corporate name like any other corporation sole, but an instrument sealed by the public trustee shall not, by reason of that seal, be rendered liable to a higher stamp duty than if the public trustee were an individual.

2. Officers

(1)The President may appoint a fit person to the office of the public trustee in accordance with article 195 of the Constitution.
(2)The President may appoint any other persons to be officers in the Office of the Public …

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