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26 May 1961

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1961-05-26 number 40 part B

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Supplementto Official Gazette Extraordinary No. 40, Vol. 48, Ist June, 1961
                                                                        —Part B
L.N. 80 of 1961
                     STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS
                                   1961 No. 998
                                  WEST AFRICA
 The Northern Cameroons (Administration) (Amendment) Order in
                                  Council, 1961
          Made - ..        \.     oe       26th May, 1961
          Laid before Parliament ...       31st May, 1961 -
          Coming into Operation ..         Immediately before Ist June, 1961

       At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 26th day of May, 1961
       Present: The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council.
   Wuereas Her Majesty is Administering Authority for the territory known
 as the Trust Territory ofthe Cameroons under United Kingdom Administra-
 tion by virtue of an Agreement approved by the General Assembly of the
 United Nations on the 13th day of December, 1946, and the responsibility
 for the administration of the said territory is vested in Her Majesty’s
 Governmentof the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:
    AND WHEREAS by the Northern Cameroons (Administration) Order in
  Council, 1960, provision was made for the administration of that part of the
  said territory described in the said Order as the Northern Cameroons:
    AND wHEREAS the General Assembly of the United Nations on the 21st day :
_ of April, 1961, resolved thatthe said Agreement should with the agreementof
  the Administering Authority be terminated with respect to the Northern
 Cameroons on the first day of June, 1961, upon the Northern Cameroons
 joining the Federation of Nigeria :
    And wuereas Her Majesty has agreed to the termination of the said Agree-
  ment with respect to the Northern Cameroonsas aforesaid :               .
    AND WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the said Order in Council sothatthe
  Northern Cameroons may be administered by Her Majesty’s Government of
  the Federation of Nigeria thereunder pending its incorporation in the
  Federation as part of Northern Nigeria by Act of the Parliament of the
  Federation:
     Now THEREFORE, Her Majesty by virtue andin exercise of the powers in that
  behalf by the Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890@), ot otherwise in Her Majesty
  vested,is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council,to order, and
  it is hereby ordered, as follows :-—
     1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Northern Cameroons (Administra-        Citation,
                                                                                  construction
  tion) (Amendment) Order in Council, 1961, and shall be read as one with the     and com-
  Northern Cameroons (Administration) Order in Council, 1960), (herein-           mencement.
  after called “the principal Order’’).
    (2) The principal Order and this Order may be cited together as the
- Northern Cameroons (Administration) Orders in Council, 1960 and 1961.

      (a) 53 and 54 Vict.c. 37.                   (b) S.1._1960/1656.


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