PUBLIC CONVEYANCING ACT - 1965 (ACT 302)

    Section - 2 - President to Grant Land in Selected Area to Certain Persons.

    (1) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the President upon recommendation by the Minister shall grant land in a selected area, on such terms and conditions as he may think fit to the following persons and no others:-

    (a) persons deprived of the use of land by reason of a natural catastrophe;

    (b) persons deprived of the use of land by reason of the application of the provisions of any other enactment;

    (c) persons deprived of the use of land in the town of Tema and resettled in the Tema acquisition area;

    (d) persons desirous of settling in a planned irrigation area;

    (e) persons deprived of the use of land by reason of a slum clearance scheme;

    (f) persons affected by re-adjustment of boundaries of land within an area under any enactment relating to town and country planning;

    (g) persons desirous of acquiring land within a planned housing area;

    (h) persons desirous of settling in a land reclamation area;

    (i) persons desirous of carrying out husbandry, including animal husbandry, in a planned land area.

    (2) No person to whom a grant of land has been made shall transfer his grant to any other person, except with the written consent of the Minister, and, subject to such conditions as he may specify therein.

    (3) The provisions of section 4 shall not apply to any transfer referred to in subsection (2) of this section.

    (4) Where any other enactment confers powers for the settlement or resettlement of persons on any other Minister or Council or a statutory corporation, grants under this section shall be made, if the powers for the settlement or resettlement of persons were conferred on-

    (a) any other Minister, upon the recommendation of such other Minister;

    (b) a Council, upon the recommendation of the Minister responsible for local government; and

    (c) a statutory corporation, upon the recommendation of the Minister responsible for such corporation.