The Western Regional Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands is one of the first Regional Offices established in accordance with section 11 of the Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands Act, 1994 (Act 481). It was officially inaugurated on 1st October, 1998 to play the roles of the Administrator of Stool Lands as outlined in Article 267 of the 1992 Constitution. It is located on the premises of the Lands Commission at Sekondi Ridge where the Western Regional Coordinating Council is also situated.
It used to include the Western North Regional OASL until 2022 when the latter was carved out following the creation of the Western North Region in 2017. Following this development, the WROASL now has nine district offices with two revenue collection points. The Regional Office together with the District Offices serve all the fourteen Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies and all the sixteen Traditional Councils of the Western Region. They also provide services to about 298 stools and over 500 land owning families.
The Operations Department is the technical wing of the Office and it is responsible for the stakeholder engagement, collection of stool land revenue, research into stool land related issues, monitoring and evaluation of the districts in the region.
The Accounts Department is responsible for the financial administration of the Office such as the apportionment and disbursement of stool land revenue, preparation of statement of accounts to beneficiaries etc.
This department provides the general administrative services and human resource management of the Office.
Customary Lands Secretariat
Public Education & Sensitization
The Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands Act, 1994 (Act 481) was passed to actualize the establishment of the Office. Subsequently, in 1996 the first Administrator of Stool Lands was appointed and the Office began operations.
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