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Head of Family (Accountability) Law, 1985 🇬🇭


P.N.D.C.L. 114

Head of Family (Accountability) Law, 1985

  • Published in Government Gazette on 14 June 1985
  • Assented to on 14 June 1985
  • Commenced on 14 June 1985
  • [Up to date as at 14 June 1985]

1. Head of family to be accountable

(1)Despite a law to the contrary, a head of family or a person who is in possession or control of, or has custody of, a family property is accountable for that property to the family to which the property belongs.
(2)A head of family or a person who is in possession or control of, or has custody of, a family property shall take and file an inventory of the family property.

2. Application to Court for order to account

(1)Where a head of family fails or refuses to render account or file an inventory of the family property, a member of the family to which that property belongs who has or claims to have a beneficial interest in the property, may apply by motion to a Court for an order compelling the head of family to render account or file an inventory of the family property

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