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Name: National Pensions Act, 2008 (Act 766).
Country: Ghana
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-12-04
Entry into force:
ISN: GHA-2008-L-88539
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Social Security and National Insurance Trust, Ghana PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: AN ACT to provide for pension reform in the country by the introduction of a contributory three-tier pension scheme; the establishment of a National Pensions Regulatory Authority to oversee the administration and management of registered pension schemes and trustees of registered schemes, the establishment of a Social Security and National Insurance Trust to manage the basic national social security scheme to cater for the first tier of the contributory three-tier scheme, and to provide for related matters.

Repeals the following:
(a) Social Security Act, 1991 (P.N.D.C.L. 247);
(b) Long-Term Savings Act, 2004 (Act 679).
Repealed text(s):
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