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The Laws of the Federation of Nigeria - enactments and subsidiary legislation - in force as of

the 31st day of January 1990

 

 

Name

Volume

Chapter

 

 

 

Acts Authentication

I

4

Administrative Staff College of Nigeria

I

6

Advertising Practitioners (Registration ect)

I

7

Advisory Council On Religious Affairs

I

9

African Chapter on Human And Peoples' Rights (Ratification And Enforcement)

I

10

Agricultural (Control Of Importation)

I

12

Agricultural And Rural Management Training Institute

I

11

Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund

I

13

Ahmadu Bello University (Transitional Provisions)

I

14

Anatomy

I

17

Animal Diseases (Control)

I

18

Arbitration And Conciliation

I

19

Architects

I

20

Armed Forces Comfort Fund

I

21

Armed Forces (Disciplinary Proceedings) (Special Provisions)

I

22

Armed Forces Pensions

I

23

Army Colour (Prohibition of use)

I

25

Associated Gas Re-Injection

I

26

Bank Employees Etc. (Declaration of Assets)

II

27

Bankruptcy

II

30

Banks (Motor Vehicles Loans) (Miscellaneous Provisions)

II

31

Bayero University

II

32

Bight of Bonny

II

34

Bills of Exchange

II

35

Borstal Institutions And Remand Centres

II

38

Boy Scouts

II

39

Builders (Registration Etc.)

II

40

Building Lines (Federal Trunk Roads)

II

41

Capital Gains Tax

II

42

Capital Transfer Tax

II

43

Carriage Of Goods By Sea

II

44

Casino Taxation

II

45

Citizenship And Leadership Training Centre

II

50

Civil Aviation

II

51

Civil Aviation (Fire And Security Measures)

III

52

Code Of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal

III

56

Coins

III

57

Companies And  Allied Matters Act

III

59

Companies Income Tax Act

IV

60

Consular Conventions Act

IV

65

Control of Advertisement (Federal Highways) Act

IV

66

Co-operative Development Act

IV

67

Copyright Act

V

68

Corneal Grafting Act

V

69

Corporate Bodies (Members Emolument) Act

V

70

Counterfeit Currency (Special Provisions) Act

V

74

Court of Appeal Act

V

75

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Decree V  

Creation of States and Boundary Adjustment (Procedure) Act

V

76

Criminal Code Act

V

77

Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions)

V

78

Criminal Justice (Release from Custody) (Special Provisions) Act

V

79

Criminal Procedure (Northern States) Act

V

81

Criminal Procedure Act

V

80

Customs and Excise Management Act

V

84

Customs and Excise Management (Disposal of Goods) Act

V

85

Customs and Excise (Special Penal and Other Provisions) Act

V

86

Customs Duties (Dumped and Subsidised Goods) Act

V

87

Customs, Excise Tariff, Etc, (Consolidation) Act

VI

88

Customs, Immigration and Prison Services Board Act

VI

89

Daily Times of Nigeria Limited (Transfer of Certain Shares) Act

VI

90

Dangerous Drugs Act

VI

91

Decimal Currency Act

VII

92

Defamatory and Offensive Publications Act

VII

93

Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria Act

VII

94

Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (Exclusion of Armed Forces Armament Depot) Act

VII

95

Dental Technologist (Registration, Etc.) Act

VII

96

Designation of Enactments Act

VII

97

Diamond Trading Act

VII

98

Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act

VII

99

Directorate for Social Mobilisation Act

VII

101

Directorate of Food, Roads and Rural Infrastructures Act

VII

100

Dishonoured Cheques (Offences) Act

VII

102

Educational (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) Act

VII

104

Educational Correspondence Colleges Accreditation Act

VII

103

Electoral Act

VII

105

Electricity Act

VII

106

Employees Housing Schemes (Special Provisions) Act

VII

107

Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Act

VII

108

Energy Commission of Nigeria

VII

109

Engineers (Registration, Etc.) Act

VII

110

Estate Surveyors and Valuers (Registration, Etc.) Act

VII

111

Evidence Act

VIII

112

Exchange Control (Anti-Sabotage) Act

VIII

114

Exchange Control Act

VIII

113

Excise (Control of Distillation) Act

VIII

115

Exclusive Economic Zones Act

VIII

116

Explosives Act

VIII

117

Export (Incentives and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

VIII

118

Export of Nigerian Produce Act

VIII

119

Export Produce (Federal Powers) Act

VIII

120

Export (Prohibition) Act

VIII

121

External Loans Act

VIII

122

External Loan (Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Development) Act

VIII

123

External Trade letters of Credit (Control) Act

VIII

124

Extradition Act

VIII

125

Factories Act

VIII

126

Federal Capital Territory Act

VIII

128

Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Appeal form Area Courts) Act

VIII

127

Federal Colleges of Education Act

VIII

129

Federal Commissions (Privileges and Immunities) Act

VIII

130

Federal Environment Protection Agency Act

VIII

131

Federal Government Newspapers Corporation (Repeal, Etc.) Act

VIII

132

Federal Government Staff Housing Board Act

VIII

133

Federal High Court Act

VIII 134

Federal Highways Act

VIII

135

Federal Housing Authority Act

VIII

136

Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria Act

VIII

138

Federal Polytechnics Act

VIII

139

Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Act

VIII

140

Federal Road Safety Commission Act

VIII

141

Federal Savings Bank Act

IX

142

Federal Universities of Technology Act

IX

143

Finance (Control and Management) Act

IX

144

Financial Year Act

IX

145

Fire Service Act

IX

147

Firearms Act

IX

146

Flags and Coats of Arms Act

IX

148

Flags of Nigerian Ships Act

IX

149

Food and Drugs Act

IX

150

Foreign Currency (Domiciliary Accounts) Act

IX

151

Foreign Judgements (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act

IX

152

Forfeiture of Assets (Director of the Special Structures Company Ltd.) Act

IX

153

Forfeiture of Assets (Messrs Davis of America, etc.) Act

IX

155

Forfeiture of Assets (Voteniski Nigerian Limited) Act

IX

157

Forfeiture of Assets, etc. (Validation) Act

IX

154

Forfeiture of Property (8 Okotie-Eboh Street, South-West Ikoyi) Act

IX

158

Gaming Machines (Prohibition) Act

IX

159

Gaskiya Corporation (Winding Up) Act

IX

160

General Loan and Stock Act

IX

161

Geneva Conventions Act

IX

162

Gold Trading Act

IX

163

Government Promissory Notes Act

IX

164

Harmful Waste (Special Criminal Provisions, etc.) Act

IX

165

Health Records Officers (Registration, etc.) Act

IX

166

Hides and Skins Act

IX

167

High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Civil Procedure Rules) Act

IX

168

Hire-Purchase Act

IX

169

Hydrocarbon oil Refineries Act

IX

170

Immigration Act

X

171

Import (Prohibition) Act

X

172

Income Tax (Armed Forces and Other Persons) (Special Provisions) Act

X

174

Income Tax (Authorised Communications) Act

X

175

Indian Hemp Act

X

176

Industrial Arbitration Tribunal (Variation of Certain Awards) Repeals Act

X

177

Industrial Development (Income Tax Relief) Act

X

179

Industrial Development Co-ordination Act

X

178

Industrial Inspectorate Act

X

180

Industrial Promotion Act

X

181

Industrial Training Fund Act

X

182

Institute of Chartered Accountants Act

X

185

Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology Act

X

186

Internal Loans (Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Development) Act

X

188

Internal Loans Act

X

187

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (Enforcement of Awards) Act

X

189

International Financial Organisations Act

X

190

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Act

X

191

Interpretation Act

X

192

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Act

X

193

Judicial Officers (Extension of Period of Service) Act

X

195

Kaduna Polytechnic Act

X

196

Kainji Lake National Park Act

X

197

Labour Act

X

198

Lagos Port Operations (Special Provisions) Act

X

199

Lagos University Teaching Hospital Act

XI

201

Land Use Act

XI

202

Land Use Act (Validation of Certain Laws, etc.) Act

XI

203

Law Officers Act

XI

204

Legal Aid Act

XI

205

Legal Education (Consolidation, etc.) Act

XI

206

Legal Practitioners Act

XI

207

Legislative Houses (Power and Privileges) Act

XI

208

Live Fish (Control of Importation) Act

XI

209

Loans (Internal Borrowing) Act

XI

210

Loans (State Development) Act

XI

211

Loans Act

XI

212

Local Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Act

XI

213

Local Loans (Registered Stock and Securities) Act

XI

214

Maintenance Orders Act

XI

215

Marine Insurance Act

XI

216

Maritime Academy of Nigeria Act

XI

217

Marriage Act

XI

218

Marriages (Validation) Act

XI

219

Matrimonial Causes Act

XII

220

Medical and Dental Practitioners Act

XII

221

Medical Rehabilitation Therapist (Registration, etc.) Act

XII

222

Merchandise Marks Act

XII

223

Merchant Shipping Act

XIII and XIV

224

Mines and Quarries (Control of Buildings, etc.) Act

XV

227

Ministers' Statutory Powers and Duties (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

XV

228

Ministry of Finance Incorporated Act

XV

229

Minor Offences (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

XV

230

Mortgage Institutions Act

XV

231

Motor Spirit (Returns) Act

XV

232

Motor Vehicle (Third Party Liability Insurance) Act

XV

233

Motor Vehicles (Third Party Liability Insurance) (ECOWAS Brown Card Scheme) Act

XV

234

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Within the Commonwealth (Enactment and Enforcement) Act

XV

235

National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Act

XV

262

National Board for Technical Education Act

XV

237

National Boundary Commission, etc. Act

XV

238

National Centre for Economic Management and Administration Act

XV

239

National Civic Registration Act

XV

240

National Commission for Colleges of Education Act

XV

241

National Commission for Museums and Monuments Act

XV

242

National Commission for Nomadic Education Act

XV

243

National Commission for Refugees, etc. Act

XV

244

National Commission for Rehabilitation Act

XVI

245

National Commission For Women Act

XVI

246

National Committee on Geographical Names Act

XVI

247

National Council for Arts and Culture Act

XVI

248

National Crop Varieties and Livestock Breeds (Registration, Etc.) Act

XVI

249

National Directorate of Employment Act

XVI

250

National Drug Formulary and Essential Drug List Act

XVI

252

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Act

XVI

253

National Economic Reconstruction Fund Act

XVI

254

National Electoral Commission Act

XVI

255

National Electric Power Authority Act

XVI

256

National Emergency Relief Agency Act

XVI

257

National Eye Centre Act

XVI

258

National Fertilizer Board Act

XVI

259

National Honours Act

XVI

260

National Institute for Labour Studies Act

XVI

261

National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria Act

XVI

263

National Library Act

XVI

264

National Mathematical Centre Act

XVI

265

National Medical College Act

XVI

266

National Minimum Wage Act

XVI

267

National Office of Industrial Property Act

XVII

268

National Open University Act

XVII

269

National Population Commission Act

XVII

270

National Primary Education Commission Act

XVII

271

National Productivity Centre Act

XVII

272

National Provident Fund (Management Board, Etc.) Act

XVII

274

National Provident Fund Act

XVII

273

National Salt Company of Nigeria (Take-Over) Act

XVII

275

National Science and Technology Act

XVII

276

National Science and Technology Fund Act

XVII

277

National Security Agencies Act

XVII

278

National Shipping Policy Act

XVII

279

National Steel Council Act

XVII

281

National Teachers Institute Act

XVII

282

National Universities Commission Act

XVII

283

National Water Resources Institute Act

XVII

284

Natural Resources Conservation Council Act

XVII

286

Navigable Waterways (Declaration) Act

XVII

287

Navy Act

XVII

288

New Nigerian Salt Company Limited (Take-Over) Act

XVII

289

News Agency of Nigeria Act

XVII

290

Newspapers Act

XVII

291

Nigerian Airports Authority Act

XVII

292

Nigerian Army Act

XVIII

294

Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission Act

XVIII

295

Nigerian Bank for Commerce and Industry Act

XVIII

296

Nigerian Citizenship (Validation) Act

XVIII

297

Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre Act

XVIII

298

Nigerian Coal Corporation Act

XVIII

299

Nigerian Council for Management Development Act

XVIII

300

Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Act

XVIII

301

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council Act

XVIII

302

Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Act

XVIII

303

Nigerian Export Credit Guarantee and Insurance Corporation Act

XVIII

305

Nigerian Export Promotion Act

XVIII

306

Nigerian Film Corporation Act

XVIII

307

Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (Guarantee) Act

XVIII

308

Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Act

XVIII

310

Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Act

XVIII

311

Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research Act

XVIII

312

Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology Act

XVIII

309

Nigerian Law Reform Commission Act

XVIII

313

Nigerian Legion Act

XVIII

314

Nigerian Livestock and Meat Authority (Repeal, etc.) Act

XVIII

315

Nigerian Mining Corporation Act

XVIII

317

Nigerian National Heroes Register Act

XVIII

318

Nigerian National Merit Award Act

XVIII

319

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Act

XVIII

320

Nigerian Pilgrims Commission Act

XVIII

321

Nigerian Postal Services Department Act

XVIII

322

Nigerian Railway Corporation Act

XVIII

323

Nigerian Red-Cross Society Act

XVIII

324

Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation Act

XVIII

325

Nigerian Research Institutes Act

XIX

326

Nigerian Shippers' Council Act

XIX

327

Nigerian Steel Development Authority Act

XIX

328

Nigerian Television Authority Act

XIX

329

Nigerian Tourist Board Act

XIX

330

Nigeria Media Council Act

XIX

316

Notaries Public Act

XIX

331

Nursing and Midwifery (Registration, etc.) Act

XIX

332

Oaths Act

XIX

333

Obafemi Awolowo University (Transitional Provisions) Act

XIX

334

Official Secrets Act

XIX

335

Offshore Oil Revenues (Registration of Grants) Act

XIX

336

Oil in Navigable Waters Act

XIX

337

Oil Pipelines Act

XIX

338

Oil Terminal Dues Act

XIX

339

Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians (Registration, etc.) Act

XIX

340

Orthopaedic Hospitals Management Board Act

XIX

341

Participation in Politics and Elections (Prohibition) Act

XIX

342

Passport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

XIX

343

Patents and Designs Act

XIX

344

Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act

XIX

345

Pensions (Transfer of Responsibility) (United Kingdom Agreement) Act

XIX

348

Pensions Act

XIX

346

Pensions Rights of Judges Act

XIX

347

Pest Control of Produce (Special Powers) Act

XIX

349

Petroleum Act

XIX

350

Petroleum Control Act

XX

351

Petroleum Equalisation Fund (Management Board, etc.) Act

XX

352

Petroleum Production and Distribution (Anti-Sabotage) Act

XX

353

Petroleum Profits Tax Act

XX

354

Petroleum Technology Development Fund Act

XX

355

Petroleum Training Institute Act

XX

356

Pharmacists Act

XX

357

Piers Act

XX

358

Police Act

XX

359

Pools Betting and Casino Gaming (Prohibition) Act

XX

360

Ports Act

XX

361

Posts and Telecommunications Proceedings Act

XX

362

Pre-Shipment Inspection of Imports Act

XX

363

Prevention of Crimes Act

XX

364

Price Control Act

XX

365

Prisons Act

XXI

366

Private Guards Companies Act

XXI

367

Private Universities (Abolition and Prohibition) Act

XXI

368

Privatisation and Commercialisation Act

XXI

369

Probates (Re-Sealing) Act

XXI

370

Produce (Enforcement of Export Standards) Act

XXI

371

Productivity, Prices and Incomes Board Act

XXI

372

Professional Bodies (Special Provisions) Act

XXI

373

Psychiatric Hospitals Management Board Act

XXI

374

Public Accounts Committee Act

XXI

375

Public Archives Act

XXI

376

Public Complaints Commission Act

XXI

377

Public Holidays Act

XXI

378

Public Officers (Protection Against False Accusation) (Repeals, Etc.) Act

XXI

380

Public Officers Protection Act

XXI

379

Public Order Act

XXI

382

Quantity Surveyors (Registration, Etc.) Act

XXI

383

Quarantine Act

XXI

384

Quarries Act

XXI

385

Radiographers (Registration, Etc.) Act

XXI

386

Railway Loan (International Bank) Act

XXI

387

Raw Material Research and Development Council Act

XXI

388

Recovery of Public Property (Special Military Tribunals) Act

XXI

389

Republic of the Union of South Africa Act

XXI

391

Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission Act

XXI

392

Review Tribunals (Implementation of Decisions) Act

XXI

393

Revolving Loans Fund for Industry Act

XXI

394

Right-Hand Traffic (Change-Over) Act

XXI

395

River Niger Transit Act

XXII

397

Rivers Basins Development Authorities Act

XXII

396

Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act

XXII

398

Sales Tax Act

XXII

399

Savings Bonds and Certificates Act

XXII

400

Schools Take-Over (Validation) Act

XXII

401

Schools Year (Variation) Act

XXII

402

Scientific and Industrial Research Act

XXII

403

Second-Tier Foreign Exchange Market Act

XXII

405

Sheriffs and Civil Process Act

XXII

407

Social Development Act

XXII

408

Southern Africa Relief Fund Act

XXII

409

Special Tribunal (Miscellaneous Offences) Act

XXII

410

Stamp Duties Act

XXII

411

Standards Organisation of Nigeria Act

XXII

412

States (Creation and Transitional Provisions) Act

XXII

413

States (Special Development Levies) Act

XXII

415

Statistics Act

XXII

416

Statutory Corporation Service Commission (Dissolution) Act

XXII

421

Statutory Corporations (Modifications, Etc.) Act

XXII

418

Statutory Corporations (Pensionable Officers) (Retiring Age Limit) Act

XXII

419

Statutory Corporations (Salaries and Allowances, Etc.) Act

XXII

420

Statutory Corporations, Etc. (Special Provisions) Act

XXII

417

Students Loans Board Act

XXII

422

Students' Union Activities (Control and Regulation) Act

XXII

423

Supreme Court Act

XXII

424

Survey Co-Ordinator Act

XXII

426

Surveyors' Registration Council of Nigeria Act

XXII

425

Tafawa Balewa Square Management Act

XXIII

427

Territorial Waters Act

XXIII

428

Tin (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

XXIII

429

Tin Production and Development Revolving Loans Fund Act

XXIII

430

Town Planners (Registration, Ect.) Act

XXIII

431

Trade (EEC Preferences Under the Lome Convention) Act

XXIII

434

Trade (Generalised System of Preferences) Act

XXIII

435

Trade Dispute (Essential Services) Act

XXIII

433

Trade Disputes Act

XXIII

432

Trade Marks Act

XXIII

436

Trade Unions (International Affiliation) Act

XXIII

438

Trade Unions Act

XXIII

437

Transfer of Convicted Offenders (Enactment and Enforcement) Act

XXIII

439

Transferred Officers and Pensions Liability, Etc. Act.

XXIII

440

Treasury Bills Act

XXIII

445

Treasury Certificates Act

XXIII

446

Tribunals of Inquiry (Validation, Ect.) Act

XXIII

448

Tribunals of Inquiry Act

XXIII

447

Trustee Investments Act

XXIII

449

University College Hospital Act

XXIII

450

University of Benin (Transitional Provisions) Act

XXIII

452

University of Benin Teaching Hospital Act

XXIII

451

University of Calabar Act

XXIII

453

University of Ibadan Act

XXIII

454

University of Ilorin Act

XXIII

455

University of Jos Act

XXIII

456

University of Lagos Act

XXIV

457

University of Maiduguri Act

XXIV

458

University of Nigeria Act

XXIV

459

University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Act

XXIV

460

University of Port-Harcourt Act

XXIV

461

University of Sokoto Act

XXIX

462

University Teaching Hospitals (Reconstitution of Boards, Etc.) Act

XXIV

463

Veterinary Surgeons Act

XXIV

464

Visiting Forces Act

XXIV

465

Wages Boards and Industrial Councils Act

XXIV

466

Weights and Measures Act

XXIV

467

West African Examination Council Act

XXIV

468

Wireless Telegraphy Act

XXIV

469

Workmen's Compensation Act

XXIV

470

World Meteorological Organisation Protection Act

XXIV

471

 

 

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