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Designation of Enactments Act

  • Commenced on 28 December 1961
  • [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 make other provision for the designation of Acts in Nigeria.

1. Short title

(1)This Act may be cited as the Designation of Enactments Act.
(2)This Act shall apply throughout the Federation.

2. Certain enactments to be Acts

(1)Where in any Act, Ordinance, Law, regulation or order made immediately before the passing of this Act reference is made to an Ordinance having force of law in respect of a matter within the Federal legislative competence, or reference to such an Ordinance is made in any plan, deed, instrument or other document whatsoever, the reference shall, on the commencement of this Act, be read as if the relevant Ordinance had been passed as an Act of the Parliament of the Federation, and the Ordinance shall be deemed to be amended accordingly.
(2)Nothing in this section shall be con…

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