Public services commission act 1994 act 482 about us. The taxpayers identification numbering system act, 2002 act 632 repealed by act 915. Table 1 summarizes percentage distribution of members of the scheme by category over the 8year period, 20102017. Registered business address postal address telephone numbers. Power to detain a person for further examination 8. Act admissions ticket and a valid passport are required for entry. Revenue administration act, 2016 act 915 tax amnesty act, 2017 act 955 tax guide. Act 759 tile seven hundred and flfryninih act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled chieftaincy act, 2008 anact to revise and consolidate the chieftaincy act, 1971act 370 to bring its provisions in conformity with the constitution and to provide for related matters. Act 766 the seven hundred and sixty sixth act of theparliament of the republic of ghana entitled national pensions act,2008 an act to provide for pension reform in the country by the introduction of a contributory threetier pension scheme. Public procurement act, 2003 act 663, 663 ghana legal.
Case management act is free or highly subsidized in public no free malaria diagnosis and. Ghana was the first subsaharan african country to introduce nhis in 2003 through an act of parliament act 650, amended act 852 and full implementation started in 2004 see table 1. Public health act, 2012 act 851 ghana official website. Hirepurchase act 1974 nrcd 292 section 1enforcement conditional. The two sides of free national health insurance policies. Act 883 justice the eight hundred and eightythird act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled national pensions amendment act, 2014 an act to amend the national pensions act, 2008 act 766 to reduce the age for exemption from the firsttier scheme and to provide for related matters.
The study draws on an ethnographic study of ghanas national health insurance scheme in the daakye district of the central region of ghana. Criminal code, 1960 act 29 consolidated up to 1999. Given that ghana is a dualist state, the courts would not enforce the crc directly, but. Local government act 1993 act 462 c the member or members of parliament from the constituencies that fall within the area of authority of the district assembly, except that that member or those members shall not have a voting right, and d any other personsnot exceeding thirty percent of the total membership of the. Ghana health service and teaching hospitals act ghs act525 hprba act857 20 mental health act 846 2012 national health insurance act 2012 act 852 pharmacy act 1994 act 489 public health act 851. Government violating the national health insurance act, 2012. Act 650 passed in 2003 and was amended with act 852 in 2012 18,19.
Immigration act, 2000 act 573 arrangement of sections section. Ghana revenue authority act, 2009 act 791 tax forms. The national democratic congress minority in parliament wishes to draw attention to the flagrant violation of the national health insurance act, 2012, act 852 by the akufoaddo government. Labour act, 2003 international labour organization. Ghana s nhis first step towards uhc was the districtwide schemes which transitioned into a nationwide scheme. To host legal materials from other countries which are obtained through partnerships and collaborative efforts with governments, courts, law societies and other institutions in ghana and africa. B international and european law dr brigit toebes, associate professor and rosalind franklin fellow, faculty of law, university of groningen, the netherlands prof dr hans v. This paper examines trends and characteristics of enrolment in the scheme to inform policy decisions on attainment of uhc. Although the study focuses on trends and characteristic of enrolment, it is situated in the wipf and garand framework for assessing product awareness and client satisfaction with life and shi programmes.
The parliament of ghana has enacted the following laws. Act 2012 act 852 is an act to establish a national health insurance authority to. Health sector acts ministry of health ghana official website. Chieftaincy act, 2008 act 759 food and agriculture. Revenue administration act, 2016 act 915 preamble an act to provide for the administration and collection of revenue by the ghana revenue authority and for related matters. In ghana there is one act test center in accra and one act test center in kumasi. According to the framework, the coverage ratio, renewal ratio and growth ratio are the three key indicators for assessing performance.
Under the nhis amended act 852 2012, every ghanaian is required to enroll in a health insurance scheme. National pensions act, 2008 act766 national pensions act, 2008. In 2004, ghana started experimenting a national health insurance scheme nhis to reduce outofpocket payment for healthcare. It may not include all the most uptodate major responses and measures.
Like many other social health insurance schemes in africa, the nhis is striving for universal health coverage uhc. For sustenance and smooth operation of nhis, a national health insurance fund nhif was established by an act of parliament of republic of ghana under act 650 17. An act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to labour, employers, trade unions and industrial relations. Countryterritory ghana document type legislation date 2012 source fao, faolex long title an act to revise and consolidate the law relating to public health to prevent disease, promote, safeguard, maintain and protect the health of humans and animals and to provide for related matters. The companies code, 1963 act 179 hfc bank ghana limited.
To provide online free access collection of journals, judgment and legislation from ghana. All contraceptives included on ghanas eml family planning is now part of the benefits package of the nhis national health insurance act, 2012 act 852, section 30 govt. Of theparliament of the republic of ghana entitled national pensions act,2008 an act to provide for pension reform in the country by the introduction. This article documents countries and territories affected by and their responses to the coronavirus responsible for the ongoing 201920 pandemic first detected in wuhan, hubei, china. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics. Act 663, company, ghana, goods, public procurement act 2003. A valid passport is the only acceptable identification for taking the act in ghana.
Country profile republic of ghana world health organization. Act admissions ticket and a valid passport are required for entry into test center. Act 650 established the national health insurance authority nhia to implement the nhis and mandates that all residents of ghana enroll in one of the accredited insurance schemes. These laws are based on a framework of legislation relating to business activity, s, patents, trademarks, disputes and labour relations. It was formally enacted into law in december 2004 and subsequently revised and replaced in 2012 by act 852, which presently governs health insurance schemes in ghana.
Immigration act, 2000 act 573 arrangement of sections section part ientry and departure 1. Pursuant to section 24 of the companies code, 1963 act 179 the association has for the furtherance of its authorized objects, all the powers of a natural person of full capacity and in furtherance of the objects outlined above indepth shall have the power to solicit and. Application for renewal of private health insurance scheme act 852 and nhi regulations please print all information in capital letters 1. Act 852 the eight hundred and fiftysecond act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled national health insurance act, 2012 an act to establish a national health insurance authority to implemnt a national health insurance scheme, establish a national health. Hogerzeil, professor of global health and the right to health. It shows that persons below the age of 18 years were the most registered in each year of the study period, 48% in 2010 to 45. Regulations may be made under this act to provide for free movement across the border of a. Banks and special deposit act, 2016 act 930 date of assent. Factories, offices and shops act 1970 act 328 section 1register of factories the chief inspector shall keep a register of factories in which he shall cause to be entered such particulars in relation to every factory required to be registered under this act as he may consider necessary or desirable. Act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled juvenile justice act, 2003 an act to provide a juvenile justice system, to protect the rights of juveniles, ensure an appropriate and individuals response to juvenile offenders, provide for young offenders and for connected purposes.
Administration of lands act, 1962 act 123 2 in the event of a failure to declare an interest in the land within the period prescribed by subsection 1, or of a question arising as to the existence or extent of the interest of the stool in a land, the minister may determine the existence or extent of the interest of the stool in the land. Where the law of a country requires a person who marries a citizen of that counry to renounce the citizenship of his own country by virtue of that marriage, a citizen of ghana who is deprived of his ciship of ghana by virtue of that marriage shall, on the dissolution. Banks and special deposit act, 2016 date of assent. Act 766 national pensions act, 2008 schedule act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled national pensions act, 2008 an act to provide for pension reform in the country by the introduction of a contributory threetier pension scheme. Public health act, 2012 act 851 declaration of infected area, order for evacuation 2. Appearance before immigration officer on entering ghana 3. Government violating the national health insurance act. Trends and characteristics of enrolment in the national.
Part ii incorporation of companies and matters incidental thereto 5. Ghana % of pregnant women who slept under any net % of pregnant women 3 who slept under an itn source. While the findings confirm the theory that free health insurance policies do induce peoples healthseeking behaviours, they also unearth. These laws are based on a framework of legislation relating to business activity, s. Act 852 the eight hundred and fiftysecond act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled national health insurance act, 2012 an act to establish a national health insurance authority to implemnt. Construction of references in other acts to companies registered under the companies consolidation act, 1908. Administration of lands act, 1962 act 123 2 in the event of a failure to declare an interest in the land within the period prescribed by subsection 1, or of a question arising as to the existence or extent of the interest of the stool in a land, the minister may determine the existence or. Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable. Country profile republic of ghana julia brice, student at university of groningen l. Laws applicable to the operation of business in ghana conform to international standards and best practice.
National health insurance act, 2012 act 852 vi the social security and national insurance trust not below the rank of general manager. Gabriele ferrazzi for the local governance and poverty reduction support programme lgprsp ministry of local government, rural development and environment deutsche gesellschaft fur technische zusammenarbeit gtz october 2006. Ghana local government act 1993 a comparative analysis in the. Hire purchase act hirepurchase act 1974nrcd 292 section 1. Schedule the four hundred and eightysecond act of the parliament of the republic of ghana entitled the public services commission act, 1994 an act to provide for the establishment of the public services commission for the purposes of chapter fourteen of the constitution and for other related purposes. Act 766 national pensions act, 2008 social security and.1545 155 818 1041 931 855 1247 176 442 527 457 1215 1396 789 1228 284 1559 924 484 485 1564 1074 500 1003 541 120 749 1196 243 1305 309