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Miscellaneous Offences Act 🇳🇬


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Miscellaneous Offences Act

  • Commenced on 31 December 1983
  • [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 create a number of miscellaneous offences with stiff penalties and for the trial of such offenders.

Offences and penalties

1. Offences triable by Federal High Court

(1)The Federal High Court shall have power to try any person for any of the offences specified under this section and to impose the penalty relating thereto.Forging and uttering negotiable instruments
(2)Any person who-(a)fraudulently or knowingly utters, forges, procures, alters, accepts or presents to another person any cheque, promissory note or other negotiable instrument knowing it to be false, forged, stolen or unlawfully procured; or(b)knowingly and by means of any false representation or with intent to defraud the Federal Government, the Government of any State or any local government, causes the delivery or payment to himse…

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