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Foreign Enlistment Act, 1961 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The seventy-fifth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Foreign Enlistment Act, 1961

  • Published by Government Gazette on (exact date unavailable)
  • Assented to on 17 August 1961
  • Commenced on (exact date unavailable)
AN ACT to control the enlistment of citizens and any other persons in possession of Ghanaian passports in the military service of a country other than Ghana and to provide for related matters.

1. Illegal enlistment

(1)A citizen commits a first degree felony who in or outside the Republic accepts or agrees to accept without the prior written consent of the President,(a)a commission or an engagement in the military service of any other country, or(b)induces any other person, whether a citizen or not, to accept a commission or an engagement in the military service of any other country.
(2)A person who is not a citizen but to whom a Ghanaian passport has been issued shall not, while(a)in possession of the passport,(b)in possession of a claim to the passpo…

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