GHANA RAILWAY CORPORATION ACT - 1977 (SMCD 95)

    Section - 29 - Regulations.

    (1) The Board may, with the approval of the Commissioner, by legislative instrument make regulations for the use, safety, working and maintenance of the railway and for the good government thereof.

    (2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Board, with the approval of the Commissioner, may make regulations relating to-

    (a) the construction, use and maintenance of private sidings, branch lines and railways;

    (b) the demolition of buildings or other structures, poles, posts or trees which may interfere with the working of a railway;

    (c) the crossing or manner of approach to any street, road or thoroughfare by a train.

    (3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Board, with the approval of the Commissioner, may make regulations relating to

    (a) the receipt, delivery, conveyance, packing, warehousing, loading, unloading and removal of goods, the custody of goods and the disposal of unclaimed goods;

    (b) the accommodation and conveyance of passengers and other persons on the railway;

    (c) the rates, charges, dues or any other payment in respect of any service or matter as regards the railway, and the persons from whom such rates, charges, dues or payment are leviable;

    (d) the duties, conduct and licensing of carriers and persons (other than officers or other employees of the Corporation) who ply for hire or solicit patronage at any place in occupation by the Corporation;

    (e) the landing and embarkation of passengers and other persons;

    (f) matters which are to be prescribed or made by regulation under this Decree, or for carrying out the principles and provisions of this Decree.

    (4) Until regulations are made under this Decree, the Board may give written directions relating to the matters for which regulations may be made.