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Federal Highways Act 🇳🇬

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Federal Highways Act

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 11 on 11 March 1971
  • Commenced on 1 June 1971
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
An Act to vest the powers of management, direction and control of Federal highways throughout Nigeria in the Minister of Works and Housing, in respect of planning (including research and designing of Federal highways), the construction and maintenance, the supervision of users of such highways and the regulation of traffic thereon.

Control of Federal highways

1. Minister to control, etc., Federal Highways

(1)Subject to the provisions of this Act, all Federal highways shall on the commencement of this Act, be under the management, direction and control of the Minister charged with responsibility for roads (in this Act referred to as "the Minister").
(2)The Minister shall have responsibility‐(a)for the planning (including research and designing) of Federal highways;(b)for their construction and maintenance;(c)for the supervision of users thereof; and…

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