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DATE

ACTION

 

July 2004

Government of Ghana initiated a major reform of the pension system in Ghana

 

July 2004

Presidential Commission established, which reported its findings in March, 2006

 

July 2006

Government issued White Paper (W.P.No. 1/2006)

 

October 2006

Pensions Reform Implementation Committee (PRIC) established

 

August 2007

Proposals for National Pension Reform Bill submitted to Government

 

29th October, 2008

Bill passed by Parliament

 

4th December, 2008

Bill receives Presidential assent

 

12th December, 2008

New Law Act 766 promulgated

 

31st August, 2009

Board of National Pensions Regulatory Authority inaugurated

 

16th September 2009

New Pension Scheme launched by His Excellency Prof. J.E.A. Mills

 

December 2009

Publication of First Public Notice in the Print Media on the Guidelines for the Mandatory Scheme

 

10th December 2009

Meet the Press at the Ministry of Information by the NPRA Board and the launching of:

  • Time Table for implementation of the scheme covering the period Jan.1 – Dec, 30, 2010

 

  • Guidelines for Mandatory Schemes. (1st & 2nd Tiers)

 

  • Educational and Sensitization Programme

1st January 2010

Implementation date for new rates of Mandatory contributions

 

30th January 2010

Commencement of deductions of mandatory contributions, by Employers

 

1st – 14th February 2010

Payment by Employers to SSNIT of the January contributions including the 5% to the 2nd Tier

 

8th February 2010

 

Issued Notice to the Public on Educational Programmes on the New Pension Scheme

 

Issued Notice to the Public on Educational Programmes on the New Pension Scheme

12th March  2010

Issue of Public Notice No. NPRA/PN/02/10 on Forum for Companies/Institutions/Organizations/Associations with Provident Funds/Pensions/Staff Welfare Schemes

 

16th April 2010

Forum for Formal Sector with reference to Issue of Public Notice No. NPRA/PN/02/10 to discuss Guidelines on Transitional Arrangements –Voluntary Schemes

 

22nd April 2010

Forum for Informal Sector with reference to Issue of Public Notice No.NPRA/PN/02/10 to discuss Guidelines on Transitional Arrangements – Voluntary Schemes

 

30th April 2010

Issue of Public Notice: NPRA/T.GUID/PL.TI/3/10 Guidelines on Application     for Provisional Licence as approved Trustees.PRA/T.GUID/PR.VS/02/10 Guidelines on Transitional Arrangements (Voluntary Schemes) Provisional Registration of Provident Funds and Group Personal Pension Schemes.

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Over the years, concerns have been raised and agitations made by public servants over inadequacies of the level of pensions to sustain a respectable life for retired public servants. Of particular concern to most workers’ groups has been the low pensions received by workers ... | Readmore