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Nigerian Legion Act πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬

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Nigerian Legion Act

  • Commenced on 30 September 1988
  • [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 establish the Nigerian Legion to cater for the welfare of ex-servicemen and persons who have distinguished themselves in the wars in which Nigeria has participated.

Part I – Establishment and functions of the Nigerian Legion

1. Establishment of the Nigerian Legion

(1)There shall be established an association to be known as the Nigerian Legion, (hereinafter in this Act referred to as "the Legion").[1964 No. 18. 1977 No. 25.]
(2)The Legion shall be the successor of the Nigerian Legion established under the Nigerian Legion Act as affected by the Nigerian Legion Interim Management Act.
(3)The Legion shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name.
(4)Every ex-serviceman shall be entitled to be a member of the Legion.

2. Functions of the Leg…

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