DIAMONDS ACT - 1972 (NRCD 32)

    Section - 16 - Interpretation.

    In this Decree-

    "Commissioner" means the Commissioner responsible for Lands and Mineral Resources;

    "diamond" means any rough and uncut diamond of Ghanaian origin;

    "finder" means the person who finds, produces or wins any diamond:

    Provided that where any such person is employed for the purpose of finding diamonds on behalf of any other person, the employer and not the employee shall be deemed for the purposes of this Decree to be the finder;

    "mining concession" means any writing whereby there is granted any right, interest or property in or over land in respect of diamonds.