Ghana needs a law to manage mineral revenue

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Mining
Country Ghana
Year 2014
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 8: Revenue Volatility, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Newspaper Article
RGI Sub-component National budgeting
RGI Questions 2.1.2a: Does the country have a numerical fiscal rule?,
2.1.3a: Over the most recently completed fiscal year, did the government adhere to the numerical fiscal rule?,
2.1.2b: Do rules require that an external body periodically monitor the government's adherence to the numerical fiscal rule?,
2.1.3b: Was the government's adherence to the fiscal rule externally monitored over the most recently completed audit timeframe?
Did this document contribute to RGI scoring? Used for scoring
Are the RGI questions here tagged with law and/or practice Law and
Practice (Both)
Author GNA GNA
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Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute