The Commission succeeds the Law Reform Commission Act, 2011 (Act 822) which was first established by the Law Reform Commission Decree 1968 (NLCD 288), later amended by the Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Decree, 1975 (NRCD 325).
On attainment of independence, the government saw the need to provide local facilities for legal education in Ghana. It therefore enacted the Legal practitioners, Act 1958 which created the General legal council with general responsibility for the training of lawyers in
GHANA, AMONG OTHER GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The Registrar-General’s Department envisions becoming a highly progressive Department that efficiently serves its increasing customers, keeping and accessing accurate records expeditiously through a fully computerized system to meet the challenges of a middle income economy in the coming year.
The necessity for the establishment of the Economic and Organised Crime Office is based on the fact that with the increasing sophistication of society, complex frauds and economic crimes cannot be adequately detected, investigated and prosecuted by the traditional mechanism of the existing law.
The Copyright Office is the Government Agency responsible for the implementation of the copyright and related statutes and regulations. The office was established in 1985, pursuant to the copyright law (1985) PNDC Law 110. PNDC Law 110 has been repealed and replaced with the copyright Act (2005), Act 690.
The Copyright Office performs the following statutory functions in line with section 66 of the Copyright Act.
1. It is responsible for the administration of the copyright.