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Legal Practitioners Act 🇳🇬

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Legal Practitioners Act

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 101 on 13 December 1962
  • Commenced on 12 December 1962 by Legal Notice 170 of 1962
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
An Act to re‐enact the Legal Practitioners Act 1962 as amended up to date.[1962 No. 33, 1975 No. 15, 1976 No. 29, 1977 No. 40, 1977 No. 67, 1979 No. 9, 1979 No. 75, 1988 No. 46]

1. Establishment of Bar Council

(1)There shall be a body to be known as the General Council of the Bar (in this Act referred to as "the Bar Council") which shall be charged with the general management of the affairs of the Nigerian Bar Association (subject to any limitations for the time being provided by the constitution of the Association) and with any functions conferred on the Council by this Act or that constitution.
(2)The Bar Council shall consist of‐(a)the Attorney‐General of the Federation, who shall be the president of the Coun…

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