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Oil in Navigable Waters Act 🇳🇬


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Oil in Navigable Waters Act

  • Published in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette no. 49 on 27 June 1968
  • Commenced on 22 April 1968
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
[Note: The measurements used in this Act are English measurements; and they are to be converted into the metric measurements as and when required.]An Act to implement the terms of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil 1954 to 1962 and to make provisions for such prevention in the navigable waters of Nigeria.

1. Discharge of certain oils into prohibited sea areas

(1)If any oil to which this section applies is discharged from a Nigerian ship into a part of the sea which, in relation to that ship, is a prohibited sea area, or if any mixture containing not less than 100 parts of oil to which this section applies is discharged from such a ship into such a part of the sea, the owner or maste…

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