SPORTS ACT - 1976 (SMCD 54)

    Section - 44 - Repeals and Transfer of Assets and Liabilities, Etc.

    (1) The Sports Council of Ghana Decree, 1969 (NLCD 330) and the Ghana Boxing Board of Control Decree, 1969 (NLCD 362) are hereby repealed and the Sports Council of Ghana and the Ghana Boxing Board of Control existing respectively under the enactments immediately before the commencement of this Decree, are hereby dissolved.

    (2) All property, rights, assets, obligations and liabilities of the said Ghana Sports Council and Ghana Boxing Board of Control are hereby transferred to the National Council.

    (3) Without prejudice to the general effect of subsection (2) of this section, all employees of the Ghana Sports Council and the Ghana Boxing Board of Control are hereby transferred to the employment of the National Council.

    (4) Without prejudice to the general effect of subsection (3) of this section-

    (a) the person holding office immediately before the publication of this Decree in the Gazette as Director of Sports and Chief Executive of the Sports Council of Ghana shall be deemed to have been duly appointed Chief Executive and Executive Chairman under this Decree;

    (b) any person holding the office of Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Sports Organiser, Deputy Chief Sports Organiser or Chief Accountant of the Sports Council of Ghana immediately before the publication of this Decree in the Gazette shall be deemed to have been duly appointed to the corresponding post under this Decree;

    (c) any person holding office as Regional Sports Organiser, Deputy Regional Sports Organiser or Sports Development Officer of the Sports Council of Ghana immediately before the publication of this Decree in the Gazette shall be deemed to have been duly appointed to the corresponding post under this Decree.