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National Honours Act 🇳🇬

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National Honours Act

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 55 on 20 June 1964
  • Commenced on 1 October 1963
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
An Act to make provisions for the award of National honours by a warrant, issued by the President, for matters connected therewith.

1. Power to provide by warrant for award of honours

(1)Subject to the provisions of subsections (4) and (6) of this section, the President may, by warrant, make provision for the award of titles of honour, decorations and dignities (in this Act collectively referred to as "honours").[1979 No. 65.]
(2)Without prejudice to the generality of the powers conferred by the foregoing subsection, a warrant under this section may contain provisions-(a)establishing the honours which may be awarded in pursuance of the warrant and specifying different ranks within each honour;(b)providing for the precedence to be accorded to different honours and different ranks of honours;(c)limiting the number of persons who may, from time to …

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