This is somewhat contradicted, however, by the retention from the PNDC
1988 reforms of nonpartisan local elections and presidential powers of appointment.
During the past decade, Crimson Trace has supported the PNDC
by hosting on-site tours at the company's manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Ore., sponsoring several annual range day activities, and participating in other defense industry related events.
The relevant laws governing oil and gas operations in Ghana are PNDC
Law 84 of 1984, the GNPC Law (PNDC
Law 64 of 1983), and the Petroleum income Tax Law (PNDC
Law 188 of 1988).
Again, in 1987, the Government of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC
) through the National Commission for Democracy (NCD), revisited the national identity card concept by establishing several committees including a Technical Implementation Committee.
Following the enactment of the Polytechnic Law in 1992, PNDC
Law 321, Kumasi Polytechnic ceased to exist in its previous form and became a tertiary institution.
In attempts at dealing with the ailing Ghanaian economy, the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC
) government adopted the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) supported structural adjustment program.
They established the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC
), initially composed of seven members with Rawlings as chairman, to exercise executive and legislative powers.
Ghana s Petroleum exploration and production law, PNDC
Law 84, section 8 states that A petroleum agreement entered into under this Law shall not directly or indirectly be assigned in whole or in part, by the holder of such agreement to another person without the prior consent in writing of the secretary.
He led a second military coup in 1981, establishing a populist, reform-oriented ruling civil-military entity, the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC
The NPP consistently embarks on "fear campaign" against the NDC using the fact that the NDC was born out of the PNDC
(a military government with unimpressive human rights record).
The NCB also called for amendment, without success, of PNDC
Law 236 (1990) to enable it to confiscate property and assets purchased by identified drug dealers using illegal proceeds.
About 250 workers were dismissed, including trade union leaders (Ninsin and Drab 1993:99) The PNP government yielded to a military coup d'etat by the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC
) which governed from 1981 to 2000 headed by J.