Ghana: Select mangrove laws

A variety of laws impact mangrove management and protection in Ghana. Some are highlighted below.

Fisheries Act (Act 625), 2002, Article 46, 81 (limiting use of industrial fishing vessels), 88 (prohibited fishing methods), 89 (protection of gravid crustacea and juvenile fish), 90 (marine mammal protection), 91 (marine reserves), 92 (fishery pollution)

Timber Resource Management Act, 1997 (Act 547), as amended in 2002, https://www.fcghana.org/library_info.php?doc=47&publication:Timber%20Resources%20Management%20Act%20617%20(Amendment)%20Act,%202002, Section 1 (requiring authorization for timber harvest), 18(1)(k)(protections for certain trees)

Water Resources Commission Act, no. 522 of 1996, Article 13 (water use restrictions), 24 (water pollution)

Fecha del Recurso: 
2020
Countries and Regions: Ghana
Resource Type: Laws
Resource Topic: Humedales Mangroves
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