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Chieftaincy Act, 1971 🇬🇭


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Republic of Ghana


The three hundred and seventieth

Act

of the parliament of the republic of ghana
entitled

Chieftaincy Act, 1971

  • Published by Government Gazette on (exact date unavailable)
  • Commenced on (exact date unavailable)
  1. [Repealed by Chieftaincy Act, 2008 (Act 759 of 2008) on 1 August 2008]

Part I – NATIONAL HOUSE OF CHIEFS.

1. National House of Chiefs.

(1)There is hereby established a National House of Chiefs.
(2)The membership of the National House of Chiefs shall be composed of five chiefs from each Region of Ghana elected by the House of Chiefs of the Region.
(3)The National House of Chiefs shall have a President who shall be Head of the National House of Chiefs.
(4)The President of the National House of Chiefs shall be a chief elected by the members of the National House of Chiefs from among their number.
(5)There shall also be a Vice-President of the National House of Chiefs who shall be a chief elected by the said House from among their number and who shall act as the Head of that Hous…

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