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Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act, 1998 🇬🇭


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Republic of Ghana


The five hundred and sixty-third

Act

of the parliament of the republic of ghana
entitled

Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities Act, 1998

  • Published by Government Gazette on 5 February 1999
  • Assented to on 30 December 1998
  • Commenced on 5 February 1999
AN ACT to establish a Board to control and regulate facilities connected with the storage and disposal of human remains, register practitioners and to provide for related matters.

Part I – ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD

1. Establishment of Board

(1)There is established by this Act a body corporate to be known as the National Board for Mortuaries and Funeral Facilities referred to in this Act as "the Board".
(2)The Board shall have perpetual succession, a common seal and may sue and be sued in its own name.
(3)The Board may for the discharge of its functions acquire and hold any movable or immovable property and may enter into any contract or other transaction.

2. Object and Functions of Board

(1)The object of the Board is to contro…

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