GHANA NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME ACT - 1980 (ACT 426)

    Section - 3 - Persons to be Directed to Render Service in Certain Fields

    (1) Subject to the other provisions of this Act, the Board may direct any person to whom the Scheme applies to be engaged, full time, in any of the following fields:-

    (a) Agriculture,

    (b) Co-operatives,

    (c) Education,

    (d) Health,

    (e) Local Government,

    (f) Military,

    (g) Rural Development, including surveying, physical planning, civil engineering and rural industries,

    (h) Youth programmes, and

    (i) any other field that the Board may prescribe from time to time, and any such person shall comply with the directions of the Board.

    (2) Subject to the provisions of section 4 of this Act and subject to subsection (3) of this section any person to whom the Scheme applies shall be engaged in one field for the period of his national service.

    (3) Where the Board is satisfied that the circumstances so require the Board may vary from time to time the field of operation in respect of any person to whom the Scheme applies.