Section - 1 - Declaration of Selected Area.

    (1) Whenever it appears to the President in the public interest so to do, he may by executive instrument declare any area of state or stool land to be a selected area, and, accordingly, on the making of such instrument, such area shall for the purposes of this Act be a selected area and titles to land therein shall be granted as prescribed under this Act.

    (2) Where any stool land in respect of which an executive instrument has been made under subsection (1) of this section has not been vested in the President under section 7 of the Administration of Lands Act, 1962 (Act 123), such instrument in respect of such land shall have the same effect as an instrument made under the said section 7.