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12 March 1959

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1959-03-12 number 17 part A

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SupplementtoOfflolalGaxeiteNo.1%Vol. 46, L2th’March, 1959—Part A                            A1

     Assented to in Her Majesty's namo this Sth day of March, 1959.




                                                         J. W. ROBERTSON,
                                                           Governor-General




                                                                         1959


                             Federation of Nigeria ,
                         IN THE BIGHTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF

       HER ‘MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II
     Sir TABES WILSON ROBERTSON,G.c.M.G., G.C.V.0., K.B.B.
                 ‘Gavernor-General and Commander-in-Chief
 ANOnninanes’TO AMEND THE MINERALS ORDINANCE’(CHAPTER 134 OF THE                 ’ Title.
      ~ Revisep Epirion of THe Laws, 1948).
                                                       (12th March, 1959]         Commence-
                                                                                  ment.
       “BE Cy ENACTED bythe Legislature of the Federation of Nigeria as           Enactment.
   followa—
.      1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Minerals (Amendment) Ordi-           Short title.
  “nance, 1959,
 .       % Bection2of the Minerals Ordinance is amended bythe insertion, in       Amendment
 paragraph(ce) of the definition of minerals after the word “gypsum”, of the      of section 2.
                                                                                  Cap, 134.
     ‘ollowing    le :

        “iimestone,”.
        4. Section36of the Minerals Ordinanceis amended by theinsertion in        Amendmen
- gubssction(1), after the words “twenty-one years”, of the following—            of section 36.
       “ornotbeing-more than seventy yearsin the case of non-metallic minerals
      asclassifiedinparagraph (c) ofthe definition of mineralsin section 2)".

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