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Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 2020 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The one thousand and twenty-seventh


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 2020

  • Published by Government Gazette on 6 October 2020
  • Assented to on 6 October 2020
  • Commenced on 6 October 2020
AN ACT to provide for the registration of births, foetal deaths and deaths in the country; the decentralisation of the Births and Deaths Registry to improve the collection and collation of statistics for national development and for related matters.

Births and Deaths Registry

1. Establishment of Births and Deaths Registry

(1)There is established by this Act a Births and Deaths Registry referred to in this Act as the "Registry".
(2)The Registry comprises(a)the National Office located in the national capital, Accra;(b)regional offices located in all the regional capitals;(c)district offices located in all the district capitals; and(d)sub-district offices located in each district.
(3)The National Office of the Registry(a)shall exercise oversig…

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