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African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 1983 🇳🇬


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African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 1983

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 17 on 7 April 1983
  • Commenced on 17 March 1983
  • [Up to date as at 7 April 1983]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
An Act to enable effect to be given in the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights made in Banjul on the 19th day of January, 1981 and for purposes connected therewith.
WHEREAS a Charter entitled the "African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights" has been duly adopted by diverse States in Africa and Nigeria is desirous of adhering to the said Charter;AND WHEREAS it is necessary and expedient to make legislative provision for the enforcement in Nigeria of the said Charter by way of an Act of the National Assembly:

1. Enforcement of provisions of African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

As from the commencement of this Act, the provisions of the Afr…

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