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Fisheries Act, 2002 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

Coat of Arms
Republic of Ghana

The six hundred and twenty-fifth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Fisheries Act, 2002

  • Published by Government Gazette on 17 May 2002
  • Assented to on 16 January 2002
  • Commenced on 17 May 2002
  1. [Amended by Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act 880 of 2014) on 12 December 2014]
AN ACT to consolidate with amendments the law on fisheries, to provide for the regulation and management of fisheries, for the development of the fishing industry and the sustainable exploitation of fishery resources and for related matters.

Part I – The Establishment of the Commission

1. Establishment of the Fisheries Commission

(1)There is established by this Act a Fisheries Commission.
(2)The Commission is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name.
(3)The Commission may, for the performance of its functions, acquire and hold movable or immovable property and dispose of the property and enter into a contract or any other tran…

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