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Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, 2016 🇬🇭

Coat of Arms
Republic of Ghana

The nine hundred and twenty-fifth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, 2016

  • Published by Government Gazette on 22 September 2016
  • Assented to on 14 September 2016
  • Commenced on 22 September 2016
AN ACT to revise and consolidate the laws on land use and spatial planning, provide for sustainable development of land and human settlements through a decentralised planning system, ensure judicious use of land in order to improve quality of life, promote health and safety in respect of human settlements and to regulate national, regional, district and local spatial planning, and generally to provide for spatial aspects of socio economic development and for related matters.PASSED by Parliament and assented to by the President:


1. Application

(1)This Act applies to(a)public institutions and private institutions which are responsible for human settlement, spatial planning and use of land;(b)a person who is responsible for(i)…

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