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29 December 1966

Nigeria Government Gazette dated 1966-12-29 number 115 part A

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 Supplementto Official Gazette No. 115, Vol. 53, 29th December, 1966—Part A


            THE NIGERIAN COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH
                            DECREE 1966.      |




                                ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Section                                                   8. Power to apply Pensions Act to
                                                               offices under thé Council.
  1, Establishment of Nigerian Council
           for Medical Research, -                        9. Regulations.
 2. Functions of the Council.
                                                         10. Transfer of certain assets      and
 3. Appointment    of Director of                              liabilities to the Council.
      Research, Secretary and other
           officers   and servants of the                11, Repeal of Cap. 215.
           Council.                     oF
 +. Committees of the Council.                           12. Citation, commencement and inter-
                                                               pretation.
       . Miscellangous    powers        of
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                                                  the’
           Coun
 6. Financial.provisions.                                    SCHEDULE:

 7. Compulsory acquisition of land for                        Supplementary provisionsrelating’
      the Council.                                              to the Council.




                                              Decree No. 72°                _       .

                                                                         [See section 12 (2)]      Commence-
                                                                                                   ment.
         THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT hereby
                                                decrees as
follows :—
         1.—(1) There shall be established a body to be knownas
                                                              the Nigerian
Council for Medical Research (in this Decree referred to as “the Council’)
                                                                                                   Establish-
                                                                                                   ment of
whichshall hayethe functions assigned toit by this Decree.                                         Nigerian
     (2) The Council shall be a body corporate by the nameaforesaid having                         Council for
perpetual succession and a common seal which shall be kept                                         Medical
of the Secr                                                in the custody                          Research.
                etary.
         (3) The'Council shall, subject to subsection (4) below, consist offifteen -
members and shall comprise—
      (a) a chairman who must be a distinguished medical scientist
                                                                   and
 . Shall be appointed by the Head of the Federal Military Govern who
                                                                     ment.
- acting after consultation with the Federal Executive
                                                       Council .                1

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