POLICE SERVICE ACT - 1970 (ACT 350)

    Section - 28 - Unlawful Possession of Uniform and Other Property.

    (1) Any person not being a police officer who has in his possession any article being part of the clothing, accoutrements or equipment supplied to any police officer and who is not able satisfactorily to account for his possession of it shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred new cedis or to imprisonment not exceeding twelve months, or to both.

    (2) Every police officer shall on ceasing to hold and exercise his office forthwith deliver over all the clothing, arms, accoutrements and equipment supplied to him free of charge for the execution of his duty or taken by him into his possession for the execution of his duty to the superior police officer under whom he is serving and if he fails to do so shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred new cedis or to imprisonment not exceeding twelve months, or to both.

    (3) Any person who has in his possession, wears or uses any article so closely resembling any part of the uniform of a police officer as to be likely to deceive shall be guilty of a misdemeanour.