8th National Assembly Bill Signed into Law (As at 29th June, 2018) 2016 ACTS


  • Friday June 29, 2018 14:36 PM
  • NILS Press Corps
DLSS- LAW INFORMATION BRIEF
NO.1, JUNE 2018

• Advertising Practitioners (Registration, etc) (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Bees (Import Control and Management) (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) (Amendment) Act, 2016
• FCT High Court (Number of Judges) (Amendment), Act, 2016
• Mortgage Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2016
• National Agricultural Land Development Authority (Amendment) Act, 2016
• National Crop Varieties and Livestock Breeds (Registration, etc) (Amendment) Act, 2016
• National Film and Video Censors Board (Amendment) Act, 2016
• National Judicial Institute (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Oaths (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Prevention of Crimes (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Produce Enforcement of Export Standards (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Quantity Surveyors (Registration, etc) (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Small and Medium Scale Industries Development Agency (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Telecommunications and Postal Offences (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Treaties to establish African Economic Community Relating to Pan African Parliament (Accession and Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Act, 2016
• University of Abuja (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Utilities Charges Commission (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Water resources (Amendment) Act, 2016
• Defence Space Administration (Establishment) Act, 2016
• Treaty to Establish African Economic Community Relating to Pan-African Parliament (Accession and Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 2016

2017 ACTS
• Credit Reporting Act, 2017
• Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017
• Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act, 2017
• National Lottery (Amendment) Act, 2017
• Appropriation Act, 2017
• Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurum (Establishment) Act, 2017
• North-East Development Commission (Establishment) Act, 2017
• Nigerian in Diaspora Commission (Establishment) Act, 2017
• Petroleum Training Institute (Amendment) Act, 2017
• Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Act, 2017
• Federal Capital Territory Water Board (Establishment) Act, 2017
• Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2017
• Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment5) Act, 2017
• Niger Delta Development Commission (Establishment, etc) (Amendment) Act, 2017
• Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot Act, 2017
• Anti-Torture Act, 2017
• National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Act 2017
• National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (Establishment) Act, 2017
2018 ACTS
• Federal Capital Territory Appropriation (Amendment) Act, 2017/2018
• Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (Est.) Act, 2017/2018
• Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration Act, 2017/2018
• Railway Loan (International Bank) Repeal Act, 2017/2018
• National Senior Citizens Act, 2017/2018
• Legislative Houses (Power and Privileges) Act, 2017/2018
• Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Spain (Domestication and Enforcement) Act, 2017/2018
• Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2017/2018
• National Institute of Legislative and Democratic Studies (Amendment) Act, 2017/2018
• Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 4, 2017 ( Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciaries –(Alteration of Section 121)- Act 2018 (date of Assent Thursday, 7th June 2018).
• Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 9 2017 (Provides INEC with Sufficient time to conduct bye-elections and provide grounds for deregistration of political parties. (Altered sections 134, 179 and 225) – Act, 2018 (date of Assent- Thursday, 7th June, 2018)
• Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 16, 2017 (Restriction of Tenure of the VP as President and DG as Governor to complete the term of the elected President or Governor from being elected to the same office for more than a single term) (Altered sections 137 and 182) (Date of Assent, Thursday, 7th June, 2018), Act, 2018
• Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 21, 2017(Time for determination of pre-election matters)-(Altered section 282) Act, 2018. (Date of Assent, Thursday, 7th June 2018).
• Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 27, 2017 (Reduction of Age for Elective offices of President, House of Representatives and State Houses of Assembly – excluding the Senate and Governor)- Act, 2018. (Date of Assent, May 31, 2018).
• Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (Establishment, etc.) (Amendment) Act, 2018. (Date of Assent, 28th June, 2018)
• Medical Residency Training Act, 2018 (Date of Assent, 28th June, 2018)


TREATIES

1. The International Convention for the Safety of life at sea No. 9 ( Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2004
2. United Nations Convention Against Transitional Organised Crime (ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2005
3. Treaty to Establish African Economic Community Relating to the Pan African Parliament (Accession And Jurisdiction) Act, 2005
4. Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance In Criminal Matters between the Government of the Federal Republic of South Africa (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2005
5. Extradition Treaty between the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Government of the Federal Republic of South Africa (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2005.
6. Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe on the Joint Development of Petroleum and Other Resources in areas of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the two States (Ratification and Enforcement ) Act, 2005

7. United Nations Convention .on Carriage of Goods by Sea (Ratification and Enforcement) Act,2005
8. Treaty to Establish Rotterdam Convention on the Prior informed Consent Procedure for certain Hazardous chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (Ratification and Enforcement) Act,2005
9. International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage 1971 as amended (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2006

10. The International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2006


11. Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Spain (Domestication and Enforcement) Act 2017
12. Treaty to Establish African Economic Community Relating to Pan-African Parliament (Accession and Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 2016

13. Transfer of Convicted offenders (Enactment and Enforcement) (Amendment) Act, 2013

Compiled by Prof. M.T Ladan (DLSS, NILDS,NASS, ABUJA)