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CYBERCRIMES (PROHIBITION, PREVENTION, ETC) ACT, 2015 🇳🇬


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CYBERCRIMES (PROHIBITION, PREVENTION, ETC) ACT, 2015

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An act to provide for the prohibition, prevention, detection, response, investigation and prosecution ofENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as follows:

Part I – OBJECT AND APPLICATION

1. Objectives

The objectives of this Act are to(a)provide an effective and unified legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the prohibition, prevention, detection, prosecution and punishment of cybercrimes in Nigeria;(b)ensure the protection of critical national information infrastructure; and(c)promote cyber security and the protection of computer systems and networks, electronic communications, data and computer programs, intellectual property and privacy rights.

2. Application

The provisions of this Act shall apply throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Part II – PROTECTION OF CRITICAL NATIONAL INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE

3. Designati…

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