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Land Planning and Soil Conservation Act, 1953 🇬🇭

Coat of Arms
Republic of Ghana

The thirty-second


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Land Planning and Soil Conservation Act, 1953

  • Assented to on 11 August 1953
  • Commenced on 15 August 1953
AN ACT to provide for the better utilisation of land in designated areas by land planning and soil conservation and for the establishment of committees for purposes incidental to this. [Inserted by section 2 of the Land Planning and Soil Conservation (Amendment) Act, 1957 (No. 35)]

1. Application

This Act applies to areas designated by the President.

2. Declaration of areas in designated area to be planning areas

The Minister may, for the purposes of preserving land, reclaiming land and protecting water resources, by an executive instrument declare an area within a designated area to be a planning area.

3. Establishment of planning committees

(1)The Minister may, for the purposes set out in section 2, by an executive instrument establish a planning committee for a planning area.
(2)The executive instrument…

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