DIAMONDS ACT - 1972 (NRCD 32)

    Section - 12 - Offences Triable Summarily.

    Any person who-

    (a) being the finder of any diamond, fails to report its finding and deposit it in accordance with section 4, or fails to give or incorrectly gives any information required under that section; or

    (b) contravenes any provision of an instrument made under sections 1(3), 8 or 9; or

    (c) falsely holds himself out as being a finder, a licensed buyer or a person acting under the written authority or instructions of the Corporation,

    shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand cedis or to imprisonment not exceeding five years or to both.[As amended by the Diamonds (Amendment) Law 1989 (PNDCL 216) s.1(c)(i)(ii)]