Supplement to Official Gazette Extraordinary No. 20, Vol. 53, 4th March, 1966—Part A THE CONSTITUTION (SUSPENSION AND MODIFICATION) DECREE 1966 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Neetion 16, Meaning of certain expressions in , . , Decrees and other laws, . J}. Suspension of some, and moditica- hen ot other, | provisions of 17. Citation, extent, commencement. Constitution of Federation. ete 2. Suspension of some, and moditi- cation of other, provisions of SCHEDULES constitutions of Regions. 3. Powers of Federal Military Govern- Schedule 1 Suspended pro- ment and Regional” Military visions of Constitution of Governors to makelaws. Federation. +. Mode of exercising legislative Schedule 2—Moditications of ‘ powers. provisions of Constitution of < . . Federati ot os “nde . S. Making and commencement of « fa not suspended by Decrees, Edicts, ete. “ . 6, Validity of Decrees and Edicts not Schedule 3—Suspended pro- to be enquired into. visions of Regional consti- - op . . tutions. er 7. The executive authority of the = Federal Republic of Nigeria. Schedule +—Modificuations of S. Establishment of Supreme Military provisions of Regional consti- Council and Federal Executive tutions not suspended by Council. s. 2 (4). ~ qe -y- ° >». —_— * rer: Jaee 4, Powers of Head of Federal Military Part . General modifications Government, Supreme Military arp Yh Rosie ve Constitution Couneil, Federal Executive Ol each iwegion. Council and Military Governors Part [I—Additional moditica- to delegate functions conferred tions of particular provi- on them by laws, sions of Constitution ot . . oe Northern Nigeria. 10. Execution of instruments made by ) * . certain :authoriti certain ee es. Part . I[T—Add. itional : moditi- » / a cations of particular pro- 11. Establishment of Advisory Judicial visions of Constitution of Commnnittee. §‘ Eastern Nigeria. ce. _ > _ v - 12. Noditication of existing law. Part AN Additional moditi cations of particular pro- 13. Saving for existing offices, appoint- visions of Constitution of ments, ete. Western Nigeriu. . a a ° 14. Succession to property, ete. Part _V—Additienal ~modih- . , . cations of particular pro- . 15. Application of Interpretation Act visions of Constitution of 1964 to Deerces. Mid-Western Nigeria.