Enabling Policies

Laws and Regulations

The relevant legal framework for investment in the agribusiness sector of Ghana is regulated by different agencies in the country. These include:

Agricultural businesses operating in Ghana may also need to be familiar with the following Legislations and their amendments.

  • Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act 2013, Act 865.
  • Technology Transfer Regulations, 1992, LI 1547
  • The Companies Act, 1963 (Act 179)
  • Ghana Free Zones Act, 1995 (Act 505)
  • The Internal Revenue Act, 2000 (Act 592)
  • Fisheries Act, 2002 (Act 625)
  • Forestry Commission Act, 1999 (Act 571)
  • The VAT Act, 1998 (Act 546)
  • Banking Law, 1989 (PNDCL 225)
  • Environmental Conservation Act
  • Foreign Exchange Act, 2006 ( Act 723)
  • Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651)