Ghana.  An Act (484 of 1994) to amend the Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29) to include in the Code the offence of female circumcisions and for connected purposes, 4 August 1994.

[This Act amends Ghana's Criminal Code to insert a Section 69A (female circumcision), which reads as follows:]

Section 69A (1) Whoever excises, infibulates or otherwise mutilates the whole or any part of the labia minora, labia majora and the clitoris of another person commits an offence and shall be guilty of a second degree felony and liable on conviction to imprisonment of not less than three years. (2) For the purposes of this section 'excise' means to remove the prepuce, the clitoris and all or part of the labia minora; 'infibulate' includes excision and the additional removal of the labia majora.