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Regions of Ghana Act, 1960 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

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Republic of Ghana

The eleventh


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Regions of Ghana Act, 1960

  • Published by Government Gazette on 29 June 1960
  • Assented to on 29 June 1960
  • Commencement date unknown
AN ACT to make changes in the Regions into which Ghana is divided and to specify the territories comprised in each Region.
WHEREAS by section 2 of the Constituent Assembly and Plebiscite Act, 1960 (No. 1) this Constituent Assembly is authorised to enact such provisions for or in connection with the establishment of a new Constitution as it thinks fit.AND WHEREAS it is expedient to enact the provisions hereinafter appearing in consequence of the enactment of the Constitution;NOW THEREFORE BE IT ENACTED by the Constituent Assembly as follows:

1. Division of Northern Region Into Two New Regions

(1)The Northern Region of Ghana as defined by subsection (2) of section 2 of the Brong-Ahafo Region Act, 1959 (No. 18) is hereby divided into two new Regions to be known as the Upper Region and th…

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