PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF PESTS AND DISEASES OF PLANTS ACT - 1965 (ACT 307)

    Section - 9 - Restriction on Importing Plants.

    (1) No person shall import any plants, plant products, plant disease or pest, soil, manure, grass and other parking materials or any other material liable to harbour dangerous diseases or pests of plants except under a permit issued in accordance with the provisions of this section and regulations made thereunder.

    (2) Regulations may prescribe the conditions for the grant of a permit for the importation of any of the items mentioned in subsection (1) of this section, and the places to which the items may be imported otherwise by post.

    (3) Regulations prescribing the conditions for the importation of the said items may provide for the examination of any of the said items imported into Ghana, and may authorise the destruction or treatment, as the case may require, if any of them is found to be infested or infected with pests or diseases of plants.

    (4) Regulations made under this section may prohibit or restrict the importation of any of the items mentioned in subsection (1) of this section.