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2018 – 2016 LAWS OF NIGERIA ENACTED BY THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

LAWS ENACTED BETWEEN 2018 – 2016 UNDER THE BUHARI-OSINBAJO PRESIDENCY AND THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

On the 26th of January, 2018, the President, Muhammadu Buhari,  signed eight new bills into law. They are:

  1. Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Spain (Domestication and Enforcement) Act, 2018.
  2. Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration Act, 2018.
  3. Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2018.
  4. Legislative Houses (Powers and Privileges), 2018
  5. National Institute of Legislative Studies (Amendment) Act, 2018
  6. National Senior Citizens Center Act, 2018
  7. Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (Establishment), Act, 2018
  8. Rail Loan (International Bank) (Repeal) Act, 2018

Those eight join the following signed into law in 2017:

  1. Anti-Torture Act, 2017
  2. Compulsory Treatment and Carw for Victims of Gunshot Wounds Act, 2017.
  3. Credit Reporting Act, 2017
  4. Defence Space Administration Act, 2017
  5. Diaspora Commission (Establishment) Act
  6. Federal Capital Territory Water Board (Establishment) Act, 2017
  7. National Film and Video Censors Board (Amendment) Act, 2017
  8. National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Act, 2017
  9. National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (Establishment) Act, 2017.
  10. Niger Delta Development Commission (Establishment, Etc.) (Amendment) Act, 2017
  11. Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (Establishment, etc.) Act, 2017.
  12. Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (Establishment, etc.) Act, 2017.
  13. North-East Development Commission (Establishment) Act.
  14. Oaths (Amendment) Act, 2017.
  15. Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017.
  16. Petroleum Training Institute (Amendment) Act, 2017.
  17. Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act, 2017 (Collateral Registry Act).
  18. Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) Act, 2017.

In addition, 2016, saw the following laws enacted by the Saraki-Dogara led National Assembly and signed into law by the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidency.

  1. Advertising Practitioners Registration Amendment Act, 2016
  2. Agricultural and Rural Management ‎Training Institute Amendment Act‎2016
  3. Bee Import Control and Management Amendment Act‎2016
  4. Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers Amendment Act, 2016
  5. Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Amendment Act 2016
  6. Mortgage Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2016
  7. National Agricultural Land Development Authority Amendment Act‎2016
  8. National Crop Varieties and Livestock Breeds (Registration) Amendment Act‎, 2016
  9. National Judicial Institute Amendment Act, 2016
  10. Prevention of Crime Amendment Act,‎2016
  11. Produce Enforcement of Export Standards Amendment Act‎2016
  12. Quality Surveyors Registration Amendment Act, 2016
  13. Small and Medium Scale Industries Development Agency Amendment Act, 2016.
  14. Telecommunications and Postal Offences Amendment Act,‎2016
  15. Treaty to Establish African Economic Community Relating to Pan African Parliament (Accession and Jurisdiction) Amendment Act, 2016
  16. University of Abuja Amendment Act, 2016
  17. Utilities Charges Commission Amendment Act, 2016
  18. Water Resources Amendment Act‎2016

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