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Motor Vehicles (Third party Insurance) Act, 1958 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The forty-second


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Motor Vehicles (Third party Insurance) Act, 1958

  • Assented to on 23 December 1958
  • Commenced on 1 April 1959
AN ACT to provide for the protection of third parties against risks arising out of the use of motor vehicles, and for related matters.

Third Party Risks

1. Insurance against third party risks

(1)Subject to this Act, a person shall not use, or cause or permit any other person to use, a motor vehicle unless there is in force in relation to the user of that motor vehicle by that person or the other person, a policy of insurance or a security in respect of third party risks which complies with this Act.
(2)A person who acts in contravention of subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty penalty units or to a term of imprisonment for one year or to both the fine and the imprisonment.
(3)A person convicted of an offence under this section shall …

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