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  1. Ghana - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Ghana Maritime Security Act, 2004 (Act 675). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-11-01 | GHA-2004-L-88534

    This Act establishes the Ghana Maritime Security Authority, defines its functions and powers, provides with respect to the administration of the Authority and provides rules relative various matters regarding ships and navigation. The Act provides a framework for the compliance with the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention. It also refers to operations of oil tankers. In respect of each ship to which this Act applies, a security assessment shall be conducted and a security plan developed and implemented.

  2. Ghana - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Training, Certification, Manning and Watchkeeping) Regulations, 2004 (L.I. 1790).

    Adoption: 2004-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-15 | GHA-2004-R-70477

    Provides for the certification and training of seafarers.

  3. Ghana - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act No. 645). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-07-03 | GHA-2003-L-70476

    Part IV regulates the engagement and welfare of seafarers, in particualr with respect to crew agreements, wages, occupational safety and health, required provisions and water on board, protection of seafarers from imposition and relief and repatriation. Part VII regulates safety of life at sea. The Act applies to Ghanian ships wherever they may be and other ships wihile in a port or place in or within the territorial and other waters of Ghana (Section 480).

  4. Ghana - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Ghana Maritime Authority Act, 2002 (No. 630). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-07-25 | GHA-2002-L-62634

    Establishes Ghana Maritime Authority. Maritime Authority has responsibility to monitor, regulate and coordinate activities in the maritime industry. Regulates procedures, duties and powers of Maritime Authority.

  5. Ghana - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Certificates of Masters and Engineers) Regulations (No. 1358 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-04-22 | GHA-1988-R-6502

  6. Ghana - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ghana Seamen's Employment and Welfare Board (Amendment) Rules (No. 8 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-03-16 | GHA-1988-R-6628

    Amends the 1974 Rules (E.I. 77) in regard to penalties for employing seamen without using the appropriate employment centre.

  7. Ghana - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ghana Seamen's Employment and Welfare Board Rules (No. 77 of 1974)

    Adoption: 1974-07-15 | GHA-1974-R-5121

    Sets forth the requirements and procedures for registration as a seaman (Ghanian citizenship, between 18 and 50 years of age, one valid discharge on training course, medically fit). Contains arrangements for the engagement of seamen through the Employment Centre, and provides for discipline, inspection and penalties for infringements. Issued under s. 308 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1963 (No. 183).


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