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Professional Bodies (Special Provisions) Act 🇳🇬

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Professional Bodies (Special Provisions) Act

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 8 on 17 February 1972
  • Commenced on 7 February 1972
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
An Act to vest in the Federal Government the power to permit the practice of the professions listed out in the Schedule in Nigeria by non-Nigerians and to give the President the power to lay down the conditions of such practice.

1. Provisions for facilities to practise certain professions in Nigeria by non-Nigerians

(1)If the President is satisfied that it is desirable in the public interest so to do he may, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any enactment, by order published in the Federal Gazette permit the practice in Nigeria of any of the professions specified in the Schedule to this Act by persons other than citizens of Nigeria.
(2)Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing subsection (1) of this section, the President may by the said order (after such consultation) and with a view to facilitat…

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