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Aspects of local government reform in Ghana

Samuel K. Asibuo

Aspects of local government reform in Ghana

by Samuel K. Asibuo

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Published by Africa Institute of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Ghana.,
    • Decentralization in government -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementS.K. Asibuo, J.R.A. Ayee.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 57, Occasional papers of the Africa Institute ;, no. 57.
      ContributionsAyee, Joseph R. A., 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1 .A2148 no. 57, JS7655.3.A3 .A2148 no. 57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1134632M
      ISBN 100798301163
      LC Control Number94101139
      OCLC/WorldCa29888487

      Joint Government of Ghana and Development Partners Decentralisation Policy Review particularly the linkages between the local government reform in a narrow sense level of Government is claiming authority in various aspects of existing Size: KB. The Local Government Reform Act is an act of the Oireachtas providing for a major restructuring of local government in the Republic of Ireland with effect from the local merged some first-tier county and city councils, abolished all second-tier town and borough councils, and created a new second tier of municipal districts covering rural as well as urban areas.

      ABSTRACT. Ghana local government has undergone several dynamic changes during the course of the s (Charles Polidano, ). As agent of the central government, it has been forced to endure greater demand for social services despite the budgetary constraints as well as meeting requirements for IMF loans strict conditions. Decentralization of local government is a reform, which involves a separation of functions between central and local government, with the main goal over the responsibilities of decision-making closer to citizens. Mentor Isufaj / Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences () – This approach makes government-level Cited by: 1.

        - The memorandum submitted by the Legal Committee of the National House of Chiefs did not exactly recommend or advocate for a . The conquest of England by the Normans in brought about many changes in the local administration of the country, but some aspects were retained. One of the biggest changes was the introduction of a severe feudal system by the Normans. Although Anglo-Saxon society had also been essentially feudal in character, the Norman system was much more rigid, centralised and thorough.


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