26 Jan

OIL PIPELINES ACT

Oil Pipelines Act CITATION This is an Act to make provision for licences to be granted for the establishment and maintenance of pipelines incidental and supplementary to oilfields and oil mining and for purposes ancillary to such pipelines. COMMENCEMENT 4th day of October 1956 Part I Preliminary 1. This Act may be cited as the […]

26 Jan

PERSONAL INCOME TAX ACT

PERSONAL INCOME TAX ACT An Act to impose income tax on individuals, communities and families and on executors and trustees; and to provide for the assessment and collection and ad- ministration of the tax. [25th August, 1993] [Commencement.] PART I Imposition of tax and income chargeable 1. Imposition of tax There is hereby imposed a […]

26 Jan

PETROLEUM ACT

Petroleum Act An Act to provide for the exploration of petroleum from the territorial waters and the continental shelf of Nigeria and to vest the ownership of, and all on-shore and off-shore revenue from petroleum resources derivable therefrom in the Federal Government and for all other matters incidental thereto. 27th day of November 1969 1. […]

26 Jan

RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS Commencement:…………………………2007……………. A. PRACTICE AS LEGAL PRACTITIONER. General responsibility of a lawyer. 1. A lawyer shall uphold and observe the rule of law, promote and foster the course of justice, maintain a high standard of professional conduct, and shall not engage in any conduct which is unbecoming of a […]

26 Jan

Sale of Goods Act, 1893

LAWS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM SALE OF GOODS ACT, 1893 CHAPTER 71. An Act for codifying the Law relating to the Sale of Goods. [20th February 1894.] BE it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament […]

26 Jan

MARRIAGE ACT

Marriage Act An Act to make provisions for the celebration of marriages. 31st December, 1914 1. This Act may be cited as the Marriage Act. 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires- “District” means a marriage district constituted under this Act; “Principal Registrar” means the Principal Registrar of Marriages; “Registrar” means a registrar […]

26 Jan

EVIDENCE ACT 2011

EVIDENCE ACT 2011 ENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as follows – PART 1 – GENERAL Relevant Evidence in Suits and Proceedings 1. Evidence may be given of facts in issue and relevant facts. Evidence may be given in any suit or proceeding of the existence or non – existence […]

26 Jan

FOREIGN EXCHANGE ACT NIGERIA.

1. (1) There is hereby established an Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (in this Act referred to as “the Market”) where transactions in foreign exchange shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this Act. (2) Subject to this Act, the Central Bank of Nigeria may, with the approval of the Minister, issue, from time […]

26 Jan

THE INSURANCE ACT 2003

INSURANCE ACT An Act to provide for a New Insurance Act. [1st January, 2004] [Commencement.] PART I Application of this Act 1. Application of this Act This Act applies to all insurance businesses and insurers, other than insurance business carried on or by insurers of the following description- (a) a friendly society that is an […]

26 Jan

THE CRIMINAL CODE ACT

CRIMINAL CODE ACT An Act to establish a code of criminal law [ 1st day of June 1916 ] [Commencement] SHORT TITLE 1. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Act. CRIMINAL CODE AND EXTENT OF APPLICABILITY 1A. The provisions of this Act shall take effect subject to the provisions of the Penal […]

26 Jan

THE INVESTMENT AND SECURITIES ACT

THE INVESTMENTS AND SECURITIES ACT, 2007 2007 ACT NO. 29 FOR AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INVESTMENTS AND SECURITIES ACT 1999 AND TO ESTABLISH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION AS THE APEX REGULATORY AUTHORITY FOR THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKET AS WELL AS REGULATION OF THE MARKET TO ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF INVESTORS, MAINTAIN FAIR, EFFICIENT […]