• Without prejudice to the provisions of the Emergency Powers Act, 1961 (Act 56), if the President is satisfied that a situation has arisen in any State or territory of Africa which is likely to prejudice the peace and security of Africa, the President may, with the approval of the Cabinet, by legislative instrument declare that there exists a situation which threatens peace.

    • When a declaration has been made under section 1 of this Act declaring that a situation exists which threatens peace, it shall be communicated to the National Assembly at once if it is sitting or, if not, as soon as it meets.

    • (1) On the declaration of the existence of a situation which threatens peace the President may, with the approval of the Cabinet, by legislative instrument, make regulations providing for the manner and form necessary to meet the situation.

      (2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) of this section, regulations may be made under this section for any of the following purposes-

      (a) the requisitioning of Ghanaian aircraft, ships, vehicles and other property necessary for transporting the Armed Forces, arms and ammunition and such other things as may be considered necessary to be transported or shipped out of Ghana;

      (b) the closing of such sea ports, airports, roads and railways as may be considered necessary to facilitate the movements of troops and materials;

      (c) the mobilisation of ex-servicemen and such other persons as may be considered suitable to serve with the Armed Forces outside Ghana; and

      (d) the conditions for the recruitment of volunteers who are not citizens of Ghana.

      (3) For the purposes of this section, "the Armed Forces" has the meaning assigned to it by section 98 of the Armed Forces Act, 1962 (Act 105).