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L.I. 1022-WILDLIFE RESERVES (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1975

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Chairman of the National Redemption Council by section 11 of the Wild Animals Preservation Act 1961 (Act 43), these Regulations are made this 19th day of June, 1975.
Establishment of reserves 1. There are hereby established Reserves to be known as the Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary, the Kalakpa Game Production Reserve and the Gbele Game Production Reserve, and accordingly, immediately after paragraph (g) of regulation 1 of the Wildlife Reserves Regulation, 1971 (L.I. 710) there is hereby inserted the following:-
      "(h) Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary;
      (i) Kalakpa Game Production Reserve;
      (j) Gbele Game Productions Reserve"
Boundary Description 2. Immediately after the particulars relating to the Bia National Park in the Schedule to the Wildlife Reserves Regulations, 1971 (L.I. 710) as amended by the Wildlife Reserves (Amendment) Regulations, 1974 (L.I. 881), there is hereby inserted the following:-

BOMFOBIRI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION

The Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary lies some 7 miles north-east of Kumawu and to the south-east of the Kumawu-Drobonso road in the Ashanti Region. It covers an area of approximately 20.5 square miles. Description of the boundary is as follows:-

Commencing from Boumfum Forest Reserve Boundary Pillar 53 (B.P. 53) thence on a bearing of 0° for a distance of 4,950 feet to pillar 57 (B.P. 57); thence on a bearing of 320° for a distance 523 feet to pillar B; thence on a bearing of 315° for a distance of 5,501 feet to pillar C; thence on a bearing of 270° for a distance of 280 feet to pillar D on the Kumawu-Drobonso lorry road.

Thence following the said lorry road in a North-westward direction for 1,722 feet to the Ongwam River. Thence following the same road in a north westerly direction for approximately 42,900 feet to Boundary Pillar 130 (B.P. 130).

Thence follwing the Forest Reserve Boundary in a generally sourtherly direction for approximately 23,100 to pillar 146 (B.P. 146) on the River Ongwam. Thence on a bearing of 197° for a distance of 14,850 feet to the common junction of the boundaries f compartments 69, 70, 78, 32.

Thence following the southern boundary of compartment 32 for 8,250 ft to meet the Game Sanctuary boundary at Aduhensu.

Thence following the Game Sanctuary boundary in a westward direction for 9,900 feet to Boundary Pillar 53 (B.P. 53), the point of commencement.

All bearings refer to true north.
All distances are more or less.

KALAKPA GAME PRODUCTION RESERVE
BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION

Kalakpa Game Production Reserve lies between latitudes 6°15' and 6°38' North and Longitudes 0°15' and 0°35' East in the Ho district of Volta Region.

The boundary commences at Mile Post 14 on the Ho-Ahunda road on a bearing of 140° 15' for a distance of 619 feet to a pillar marked A; thence on a bearing of 189° for a distance of 42,879 feet to a pillar marked B, thence on a bearing of 270° for a distance of 41,847 feet to a pillar marked C, thence on a bearing of 288° for a distance of 19,800 feet to a pillar marked D, situated at Aiwa Stream; thence following Aiwa up stream for a distance of 12,500 feet to a pillar E, thence on a bearing of 322° for a distance of 1,900 feet to a pillar marked F, thence on a bearing of 12° for a distance of 36,600 feet to a pillar marked G, thence on a bearing of 74° for a distance of 30,796 feet to a pillar marked H, thence on a bearing of 107° for a distance of 32,959 feet to a pillar marked I, thence following the Ho-Ahunda road for a distance of 7,859 feet to the point of commencement, i.e. Mile Post 14.

All bearings refer to true north.
All distances are more or less.

GBELE GAME PRODUCTION RESERVE
BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION

The Gbele Game Production Reserve lies betwen latitudes 10° 22' and 10° 44' North and Latitudes 2° 03' and 2° 17' West in the Upper Region of Ghana.

The boundary commences from a tie-line on a bearing of 326° 30' from the north eastern corner of Kulpawn Tributaries Forest Reserve for a distance of 21,000 feet to the Kojokperi-Walembele main road. Thence following a cut line on a bearing of 0° for a distance of 3,300 feet; thence on a bearing of 293° 0' for 20,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 328° for 64,000 feet to the Kulpawn River, and following the Kulpawn River and the first tributary north of the previous leg. Thence on a bearing of 71° 30' for a distance of 28,000 feet to the Dasima-Gbele main road; thence on a bearing of 63° 30' for a distance of 12,000 feet on the Dasima Jijen foot-path, thence on a bearing of 16° 30' for a distance of 13,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 106° 30' for a distance of 2,500 feet, thence on a bearing 360° 0' for a distance of 10,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 90°0' for a distance of 24,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 180° 0' for a distance of 12,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 207° 30' for a distance of 18,500 feet, thence on a bearing of 197° 30' for a distance of 21,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 89° 30' for a distance of 10,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 55° 0' for a distance of 8,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 148° 0' for a distance of 17,000 feet, thence on a bearing of 159° 30' for a distance of 24,000 feet, to the Walembele-Kojokperi road and finally follows Walembele-Kojokperi road South Westwards and westwards to the point of commencement.

All bearings refer to true north.
All distances are more or less.

COLONEL I. K. ACHEAMPONG
Chairman of the National Redemption Council

Date of Gazette notification: 27th June 1975


 

 
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