Laws and Regulations

The relevant legal framework for investment in the agribusiness sector of Ghana is regulated by different agencies in the country. These include:

Registrar General’s Department (http://rgd.gov.gh )

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (http://gipcghana.com)

Ghana Immigration Service (http://www.ghanaimmigration.org)

Ghana Revenue Authority (http://www.gra.gov.gh)

Environmental Protection Agency ( http://www.epa.gov.gh/epa)

Ghana Free Zones Board (http://www.gfzb.com.gh)

National Labour Commission (http://www.nlcghana.org)

Social Security and National Insurance Trust ( http://www.ssnit.org.gh/)

Bank of Ghana ( https://www.bog.gov.gh/)

The Forestry Commission (http://www.fcghana.org)

Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (http://www.mofad.gov.gh)

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (www.mofa.gov.gh)

 

Agribusinesses operating in Ghana may also need to be familiar with the following Legislation and their amendments.

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 2013, Act 865.

Technology Transfer Regulations, 1992, LI 1547

The Companies Act, 1963 (Act 179)

Ghana Free Zones Act, 1995 (Act 505)

The Internal Revenue Act, 2000 (Act 592)

Fisheries Act, 2002 (Act 625)

Forestry Commission Act, 1999 (Act 571)

The VAT Act, 1998 (Act 546)

Banking Law, 1989 (PNDCL 225)

Environmental Conservation Act

Foreign Exchange Act, 2006 ( Act 723)

Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651)