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Powers of Attorney Act, 1998 🇬🇭


Coat of Arms
Republic of Ghana


The five hundred and forty-ninth

Act

of the parliament of the republic of ghana
entitled

Powers of Attorney Act, 1998

  • Published by Government Gazette on 4 May 1998
  • Assented to on 27 April 1998
  • Commenced on 4 May 1998
AN ACT relating to the grant of powers of Attorney.

1. Execution of Powers of Attorney.

(1)An instrument creating a power of attorney shall be signed by the donor of the power, or a person authorised by him in the presence of the donor.
(2)Where the instrument is signed by the donor of the power one witness shall be present and shall attest the instrument.
(3)Where the instrument is signed by a person authorised by the donor, two witnesses shall be present and shall attest the instrument.
(4)The section shall apply in addition to any requirement under any enactment in respect of witnessing of an instrument creating power of attorney including any rules relating to the execution of instruments by bodies corporate.

2. Powers of Attorney given as Security.

(1)A power of a…

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