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  1. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 Act (Act No. 749). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-01-22 | GHA-2008-L-92293

    AN ACT to prohibit money laundering, establish a Financial Intelligence Centre and to provide for related matters.

  2. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Domestic Violence Act, 2007 (Act No. 732). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-03 | GHA-2007-L-88525

    AN ACT to provide protection from domestic violence particularly for women and children and for connected purposes.

  3. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Juvenile Justice Act, 2003 (Act 653). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-10-28 | GHA-2003-L-88528

    Contains procedures for the processing of juvenile offences with respect to criminal procedures (arrest, court, sentencing, incarceration).

    Amends the Criminal Procedure Code, 1960 (Act 30).

  4. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2002 (No. 633).

    Adoption: 2002-08-12 | GHA-2002-L-62635

    Amends Criminal Procedure Code, 1960. Makes provision for appointment of public prosecutors, sentencing of pregnant women convicted of capital and non-capital offences, revision of fines, as well as for some related matters.

  5. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 1998 (No. 554).

    Adoption: 1998-08-19 | GHA-1998-L-64035

    Amends Criminal Code, 1960. Increases age of criminal and sexual responsibility, includes specific offence of indecent assault and revises provisions regarding sexual offences. Also abolishes customary or ritual servitude and provides for some related matters.

  6. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act (No. 458 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-07-06 | GHA-1993-L-34185

    Provides that whoever commits genocide shall on conviction be sentenced to death.

  7. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1961-01-12 | GHA-1960-L-88530

    AN ACT to consolidate and amend the law relating to criminal offences.

  8. Ghana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code, 1960 (Act 30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1960 | GHA-1960-L-88529

    Sets out the procedures to follow during the arrest, trial, sentencing and incarceration of offenders.


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