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23 May 1961

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1961-05-23 number 37 part B

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     Supplementto Official Gazette Extraordinary No. 37, Vol. 48, 23:diMay, 1961
                                                                         —Part B

     LN,69 of1961
          PUBLIC ORDER (LAGOS) ORDINANCE (CHAPTER 169)
        ,        Public Order (Lagos) (No. 3) Order, 1961
                           Commencement : 23rd May, 1961
Se
     Wuerzas the Minister of Lagos Affairs‘is of opinion that, by reason of
 " particular circumstances existing in Lagos, the powers conferred upon the
   Minister by subsection (1) of section 5 of the Public Order (Lagos) Ordinance
     will not be sufficient to prevent serious public disorder being occasioned by
     the holding of public meetings or public processions in Lagos:
       Now, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by subsection (2) of
     section 5 of the Public Order (Lagos) Ordinance the Minister of Lagos
     Affairs has made thefollowing Order—
        1. This Order may be cited as the Public Order (Lagos) (No. 3) Order,         Citation.
     1961,
       2. All public meetings and public processions other than those authorised      Prohibition
     by the Minister of Lagos Affairs by written notice to the Commissioner of        of public
                                                                                      meetings
     Police of the Federal Territory of Lagos, or his Deputy, are hereby prohibited   and
      in Lagosfor a period of three months from the date ofthis Order.                processions
                                                                                      in Lagos.
       ‘Mapsat Lagosthis 23rd day of May, 1961.

                                                     ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA,
                                                    Prime Minister and Minister of
                                                             Lagos Affairs


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