Ghana National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (GNACSA)

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CIVILIAN SMALL ARMS AMNESTY FOR 2016


    MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR & SMALL ARMS COMMISSION

Pursuant to Weapons Amnesty announced by the Government on 16th August 2016, it is hereby announced to the Public that all persons in possession of unregistered weapons as well as those with expired licenses has been given opportunity from the 22nd August 2016 to 23rd September, 2016 to go to the under-listed Police Stations to register, renew or surrender these weapons in line with due process.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

  A person must be:

  1. A Ghanaian or legally resident in Ghana
  2. 18 years and above
  3. Mentally sound, physically fit and must be of good character
  4.  Without criminal traits or records
  5. Able to show that where he / she intends to keep the firearm to ensure it is reasonably secure

NOTE:

IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEES AND CHARGES (AMENDMENT) INSTRUMENT 2014 (L1 2216) FEES REQUIRED TO BE PAID BY APPLICANTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

 

S/N

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT GH₵

1

Permit to Possess Pistol

700.00

2

Licensing for Pistols / Pistol Grip Pump Action

200.00

3

Licensing for Shot Gun, Single and Double Barrel

20.00

4

Renewal of Expired License of Pistols

 

150.00

 

POLICE STATIONS DESIGNATED AS AMNESTY CENTERS IN THE REGIONS

GREATER ACCRA REGION

S/NO.               

STATIONS                                                           

1.

ACCRA CENTRAL DISTRICT

2.

ACCRA CENTRAL DIVISION

3.

ASHAIMAN

4.

CANTONMENTS

5.

NIMA

6.

KPESHIE

7.

ACCRA REGIONAL HQ

8.

TEMA

9.

DANSOMAN

10.

TESANO

11.

MADINA

 

VOLTA REGION

S/NO.

STATIONS

1.

AFLAO

2.

SOGAKOPE

3.

HO

4.

HOHOE

5.

KETA

6.

JASIKAN

7.

KADJEBI

8.

WORAWORA

 

CENTRAL REGION

S/NO.

STATIONS

1.

AGONA SWEDRU

2.

ASSIN FOSO

3.

BREMAN ASIKUMA

4.

CAPE COAST

5.

SALTPOND

6.

WINNEBA

7.

DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN


EASTERN REGION

S/NO.

STATIONS

1.

ANYINAM

2.

AKOSOMBO

3.

ASAMANKESE

4.

AKIM ODA

5.

AKROPONG AKWAPEM

6.

KIBI

7.

AKUSE

8.

DONKOKROM

9.

NKAWKAW

10.

SUHUM

11.

KOFORIDUA

12.

NSAWAM

 

WESTERN REGION

S/NO.

STATIONS

1.

AXIM

2.

ASANKRAGWA

3.

BIBIANI

4.

SEKONDI

5.

TAKORADI

6.

PRESTEA

7.

TARKWA

8.

ENCHI

9.

SEFWI DEBISO

10.

SEFWI WIAWSO

11.

SEFWI ASAWINSO

 

ASHANTI REGION

S/NO.

STATIONS

1.

ASOKWA

2.

ABUAKWA

3.

ASAWASI

4.

AKOMADAN

5.

AGONA

6.

BEKWAI

7.

CPS/ACDIV

8.

EFFIDUASI

9.

EJISU

10.

EJURA

11.

RHQ

12.

JUASO

13.

KONONGO

14.

MAMPONG

15.

MAMPONTENG

16.

NYINAHIN

17.
Updated: 24th August 2016