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Oil Pipelines Act, 1956 🇳🇬

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Oil Pipelines Act, 1956

  • Commenced on 4 October 1956
  • [Up to date as at 4 October 1956]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
An Act to make provision for licences to be granted for the establishment and maintenance of pipelines incidental and supplementary to oil fields and oil mining, and for purposes ancillary to such pipelines.

Part I – Preliminary

1. Short title and extent

This Act may be cited as the Oil Pipelines Act and shall apply throughout the Federation.

2. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-"licence" means an oil pipeline licence granted under the provisions of this Act;"Minister" means the Minister charged with responsibility for matters relating to oil fields and oil mining;"oil pipeline" has the meaning given to it in section 11 (2) of this Act.

3. Power to grant permit to survey and oil pipeline licence

The Minister may, subject to the provisions of this Act grant-(a)permits to survey route…

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