Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Ghana. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of the Republic of Ghana on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 3, pp. 1-2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Ghana to the United Nations. 29 March
Section 3: International Transfers
Laws, regulations and administrative procedures
5. Does your country have laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW? YES
5.1. List laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW.
- Arms and Ammunitions Act 118 of 1962;
- Africa Defence (Ghana) Act, 1965, Act 313;
- Armed Forces Act, 1962 Act 105;
- Public Order Act, 1994, Act 491;
- Criminal Code, 1960 Act 29.
5.2. Does a person or an entity who transfers SALW require a licence or other form of authorisation to transfer SALW from/into your country? YES…
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]