SPORTS ACT - 1976 (SMCD 54)

    Section - 12 - Composition of Assembly.

    (1) The Assembly shall comprise the following members -

    (a) the Executive Chairman who shall be Chairman of the Assembly;

    (b) all persons who are members of the National Council by virtue of paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of section 5 of this Decree;

    (c) the Chairman or a representative of the body known as the National Olympic and International Games Fund Raising Committee;

    (d) one representative of each Regional Sports Council;

    (e) the Chairman or a representative of the National Amateur Sports Association of each prescribed sport;

    (f) one representative of each prescribed institution;

    (g) a representative of the Ministry responsible for Education who shall be the Head of the Sports Division of that Ministry; and

    (h) a representative of the National Professional Sports Association of each prescribed professional sport.

    (2) In this section -

    "prescribed institution" means the Prisons Service, each of the Universities in Ghana, the Physical Education Association, the Sports Medical Association, the National Youth Council and such other institution as may be prescribed by the Commissioner by regulations made under section 42 of this Decree;

    "prescribed professional sport" means professional boxing, professional golf, horse racing and any other professional sport prescribed by the Commissioner by regulations made under section 42 of this Decree; and

    "prescribed sport" means soccer, boxing, athletics, cricket, volley-ball, basket-ball, lawn tennis, table tennis, swimming, hockey, golf, squash, handball, cycling, gymnastics, judo, chess, weight-lifting, shooting, wrestling and such other sport as may be prescribed by the Commissioner by regulations made under section 42 of this Decree.