Expert Take: Land Ownership in Ghana

Expert Take: Land Ownership in Ghana

Land ownership is the creation of statute. Simply put, you own land because the law says so. The legislation that confers ownership on landowners are the Land Title Registration Act, 1986 (PNDCL 152) and the Land Registry Act, 1962 (Act 122). PNDCL 152 provides that any contract granting an interest in land must be registered […]

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Guest Post: How To Avoid Land Litigation Cases in Ghana (Part 1)

Guest Post: How To Avoid Land Litigation Cases in Ghana (Part 1)

Land litigation cases in Ghana are alarming. Research conducted at the High Court Registry in Accra showed that there were 60,000 land cases in the superior courts alone and as for the lower courts, they were so overwhelmed with cases that the courts were unable to give the statistical data pertaining to the land matters […]

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