SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ACT - 1996 (ACT 526)

    Section - 12 - Functions of the Intelligence Agencies.

    (1) The Intelligence Agencies shall have the following functions-

    (a) collect, analyses retain and disseminate as appropriate information and intelligence respecting activities that may constitute threats to the security of the State and the government of Ghana;

    (b) safeguard the economic well-being of the State against threats posed by the acts or omissions of persons or organisations both inside and outside the country;

    (c) protect the State against threats of espionage, sabotage, terrorism, hijacking, piracy, drug trafficking and similar offences;

    (d) protect the State against the activities of persons, both nationals and non-nationals, intended to overthrow the government of Ghana or undermine the constitutional order through illegal political, military, industrial or other means or through any other unconstitutional method; and

    (e) perform such other functions as may be directed by the President or the Council.