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Title  [as Passed by the National Assembly]

Date Assented

 

 

2015

 

 

1.

FCT Internal Revenue Service Act. 2015

27/02/2015

 

2.

Federal University of Uyo (Establishment etc.) Act, 2014

26/03/2015

 

3.

Trafficking in persons (Prohibition and Enforcement), Administration Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

4.

Chartered Institute of Certified Secretaries and Reporters of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

5.

Federal University of Lokoja (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

6.

Federal University of Kashere (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

7.

Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

8.

Federal University of Dutsin-Ma (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

9.

Federal University of Lafia (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

10.

Federal University of Dutse (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

11.

Federal University of Ndufu-Alike Ikwo  (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

12.

Federal University of Otuoke (Establishment) Act, 2015

26/03/2015

 

13.

Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (Amendment), Act, 2015

16/04/2015

 

14.

National Biosafety Management Agency Act, 2015

20/04/2015

 

15.

Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015

13/05/2015

 

16.

Cyber-Crime [Prohibition, Prevention] Act, 2015

15/05/2015

 

17.

Nigerian Electricity Management Authority (NEMSA) (Establishment.) Act, 2014

26/05/2015

 

18.

National Tobacco Control Act, 2015

26/05/2015

 

19.

Immigration Act, 2015

25/05/2015

 

20.

Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2014

25/05/2015

 

21.

National Sugar Development Council (Amendment), Act, 2015

26/05/2015

 

22.

Assets Management Administration (AMCON) Act, 2014 (Amendment) Act

Assets Management Administration (AMCON) Act, 2010 (Consolidated with 2015 Amendment)

26/05/2015

 

23.

Standard Organization of Nigeria Act

26/05/2015

 

24.

Equipment Leasing Act, 2015

26/05/2015

 

25.


26.

National Agency for the Great Green Wall (Establishment) Act, 2015

Electoral Act (Amendment) Act, 2015.

27/05/2015


26/03/2015

 

 

2014

 

1.

Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, 2014

07/01/2014

2.

National Automotive Council Development Act, 2014

28/05/2014

3.

Institute of Safety Professional of Nigeria Act, 2014

19/05/2014

4.

Pension Reform Act, CAP P4 LFN 2011 ((Repeal and Re-enactment) Act, 2014

01/07/2014

5.

Federal Capital Territory College of Education Act, 2014

16/09/2014

6.

National Health Act, 2014                            

31/10/2014

7.

HIV and AIDS (Anti-Discrimination) Act, 2014

27/11/2014

8.

National Assembly Service Act (Repeal  and  Re-enactment) Act, 2014

30/06/2014

 

2013

 

1.

Transfer of Convicted Offenders (Enactment and Enforcement) Amendment Act, 2013

21/01/2013

2.

Terrorism (Prevention) (Amendment) Act, 2013           

21/02/2013

3.

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Act, 2013

15/03/2013

4.

Hydro-Electric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (Amendment) Act, 2013

22/07/2013

 

2012

 

1.

Retirement Age of Staff Polytechnics and Colleges of Education (Harmonization) Act, 2012

23/06/2012

2.

Universities (Miscellaneous Provision) (Amendment) Act, 2012

26/10/2012

3.

Money Laundering (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act, 2012

22/12/2012

 

2011

 

1.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Second Alteration) Act, 2011

10/01/2011

2.

Federal Capital Territory Area Court (Repeal & Re-enactment) Act

14/01/2011

3.

Electoral Amendment (No. 2) Act, 2011                                          

27/01/2011

4.

National Institute for Legislative Studies Act, 2011      

03/03/2011

5.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Third Alteration) Act, 2011

04/03/2011

6

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act, 2011       

23/03/2011

7.

Pension Reform (Amendment) Act, 2011 [Repealed by Pensions Reform Act, 2014]

07/04/2011

8.

Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (First Alteration) Act, 2011

22/04/2011

9.

Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, (Establishment etc) Act, 2011

27/05/2011

10.

Freedom of Information Act, 2011

28/05/2011

11.

Federal Capital Territory Abuja Court (Repeal and Enactment) Act

12/05/2011

12.

National Human Right Commission (Amendment) Act

15/05/2011

13.

Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011

03/06/2011

14.

Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011

03/06/2011

15.

Evidence Act, 2011

03/06/2011

16.

Debt Management Bureau (Establishment) Act, 2011   

03/06/2011

17.

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Establishment) Act,  2011

03/06/2011

18.

Legal Aid Act, 2011                                                       

03/06/2011

19.

Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Act, 2011 

03/06/2011

20.

State Security Service Pensions Act, 2011                     

10/07/2011

21.

Customary Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Jurisdiction on Chieftaincy Matters) Act, 2011

19/07/2011

22.

23.

Industrial Training Fund (Amendment) Act, 2011

Fiscal Responsibility Commission (Establishment) (Amendment) Act 

14/08/2011

 

2010

 

1.

Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act, 2010

22/04/2010

2.

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria Act, 2010                   

19/07/2010

3.

Hydroelectric Power Producing Area Development Commission (Establishment, etc) Act, 2010

10/08/2010

4.

Electoral Act, 2010

20/08/2010

5.

National Space Research and Development Agency, Act, 2010

27//08/2010

6.

Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency  (Establishment) Act, 2010

27/08/2010

7.

Employee’s Compensation Act, 2010

17/12/2010

8.

Electoral (Amendment) Act, 2010

29/12/2010

9.

Electoral (Amendment) Act, No. 2, 2010

 

 

2009

 

 

 

 

 

2008

 

1.

Certain Political and Judicial Office Holders (Salaries  and Allowances, etc) (Amendment) Act, 2008

 25/06/2008

 

2007

 

1.

Federal Capital Territory Customary Court Act, 2007

22/02/2007

2.

National Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDS (Establishment) Act, 2007

22/02/2007

3.

Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Act, 2007

11/04/2007

4.

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 and 1978 Protocol Act, 2007

11/04/2007

5.

Value Added Tax (Amendment) Act, 2007

16/04/2007

6.

Federal Judicial Officers (Administration of Pension) Act, 2007

16/04/2007

7.

Companies Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2007                      

16/04/2007

8.

Federal Inland Revenue Service (Establishment) Act, 2007

16/04/2007

9.

National Automotive Council of Nigeria (Amendment) Act, 2007 [Repealed by National Automotive Council of Nigeria Act, 2014]

16/04/2007

10.

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2007

23/04/2007

11.

Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria Act, 2007

30/04/2007

12.

Central Bank of Nigeria Act, 2007

25/05/2007

13.

Federal Road Maintenance Agency (Amendment), Act, 2007

25/05/2007

14.

Federal Road Safety Commission (Establishment), Act, 2007

25/05/2007

15.

Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (Establishment) Act, 2007

25/05/2007

16.

National Information Technology Development Agency Act, 2007

24/4/2007

17.

Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Act, 2007

   25/5/2007

18.

National  Identity  Management  Commission  Act, 2007

25/5/2007

19.

The Statistical Act, 2007  

25/05/2007

20.

Revised Edition (Law of Federation of Nigeria) Act, 2007

25/05/2007

21.

Nigeria Institute of Animal Science Act, 2007

28/05/2007

22.

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Act, 2007

28/5/2007

23.

Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission Act, 2007

28/5/2007

24.

Merchant Shipping Act, 2007 

28/05/2007

25.

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (Amendment) Act, 2007

25/5/2007

26.

Public Procurement Act, 2007            

04/06/2007

27.

Investment and Securities Act, 2007

25/06/2007

28.

Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria Act, 2007

30/06/2007

29.

Fiscal Responsibility Act, 2007

30/07/2007

30.

Institute for Democratic and Legislative Studies Act, 2007 (repealed by National Institute for Legislative Studies Act, 2011)

30/07/2007

31.

National Environmental Standards and Regulations, Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Act, 2007

30/07/2007

32.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (Amendment) Act, 2007

20/07/2007

 

2006

 

1.

Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 2005        

22/02/2006

2.

National Park Service (Amendment) Act, 2006

23/02/2006

3.

Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (Establishment, etc.) Act, 2006

22/05/2006

4.

Electoral Act, 2006 [Repealed by Electoral Act, 2010]

06/06/2006

5.

National Industrial Court Act, 2006

14/06/2006

6.

Border Communities Development Agency (Establishment, Etc.,)(Amendment) Act, 2006 [Amending the Border Communities Development Agency (Establishment, Etc.,) Act

26/06/2006

7.

Advance Fee Fraud and other related Offences Act, 2006]

17/08/2006

8.

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) (Establishment) Act, 2006

12/10/2006

9.

National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, (Establishment) Act, 2006

18/10/2006

10.

Civil Aviation Act, 2006                                                

14/11/2006

11.

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, 2006                   

22/12/2006

12.

National Boundary Commission (Establishment) Act, 2006

22/12/2006

13.

International  Convention  on  Civil  Liability for  Oil Pollution Damage, (Rectification and Enforcement) Act 2006

22/12/2006

 

2005

 

1.

Extradition Treaty between the Government of Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Government of the Republic of South  Africa  (Ratification  and  Enforcement)  Act, 2005

06/01/2005

2.

Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principle on the Joint Development of Petroleum and Other Resources in areas of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the two State (Rectification and Enforcement) Act, 2005

28/02/2005

3.

Treaty to Establish African Economic Community Relating to the Pan-African Parliament (Accession and Jurisdiction) Act, 2004

28/02/2005

4.

Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Government of the Republic of South Africa (Rectification and Enforcement) Act, 2005

28/02/2005

5.

Electric Power Sector Reform, Act, 2005

11/03/2005

6.

National Lottery Act, 2005           

30/03/2005

7.

Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency (Establishment) (Amendmenr) Act, 2005

28/02/2005

8.

Court of Appeal (Amendment) Act, 2005  

22/06/2005

9.

Treaty to Establish Rotterdam Convention on other Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2005

22/06/2005

10.

West African Gas Pipelines Project Act 2005                

22/06/2005

11.

United  Nations  Convention  Against  Transnational Organised Crime (Ratification and Enforcement etc,) Act, 2005

17/08/2005

12.

United Nations Convention on Carriage of Goods by Sea (Rectification and Enforcement) Act 2005

17/08/2005

13.

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (Establishment, etc.) Act, 2005

10/11/2005

14.

Federal High Court (Amendment) Act, 2005                                     

08/12/2005

15.


16.

Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Law Enforcement and Administration (Amendment) Act, 2005 [repealed by Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Law Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015

Advance Fee Fraud Related Offences (Amendment) Act, 2005 [Repealed by the Advanced Fee Fraud and other related Offences Act, 2006]

07/12/2005