Incorporation of Non-Government Organisation (NGO) in Ghana

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) or Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) are incorporated in Ghana as Companies Limited by Guarantee. These companies are set up to fulfil non-commercial or charitable purposes.

Following its incorporation as a Company Limited by Guarantee, an NGO / NPO is required to register with the Non-Profit Organization Secretariat in Ghana.

Start-up business - compliance to sector-specific laws.

It is important for a start-up business to identify the regulatory bodies that are relevant to its business operations and ensure strict compliance to sector-specific regulations.

Sector Specific Laws

Sector-specific laws are laws that govern business operations within particular industries. Examples of some industries with sector specific laws in Ghana are Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, Gaming and Mining.

Sector-specific laws may prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence within the industry, transfer of shares as well as specify percentage of shares that can be held by foreign investors within the industry.