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Mutual Legal Assistance Act, 2010 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

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Republic of Ghana

The eight hundred and seventh


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Mutual Legal Assistance Act, 2010

  • Published by Government Gazette on 8 October 2010
  • Assented to on 5 October 2010
  • Commenced on 8 October 2010
AN ACT to enable the Republic provide for the implementation of agreements or other arrangements for mutual legal assistance in respect of criminal matters and to provide for related matters.


1. Scope of application

(1)Subject to subsection (2), the provisions of this Act apply to mutual legal assistance in respect of criminal matters under an agreement or other arrangement between the Republic and(a)a foreign State, or(b)a foreign entity.
(2)The provisions of this Act shall not be construed so as to abrogate or derogate from an existing or future agreement, arrangement or practice with respect to co-operation between the Republic and a foreign State or
(3)This Act does not apply to an offence in a foreign State or with respect to a foreign ent…

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