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1 September 1966

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1966-09-01 number 85 part A

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  Supplement to Official Gazette Extraordinary No. 85, Vol. 53, Ist Sepiember,
                 :                    ,                         1966—Part A


     THE CONSTITUTION (SUSPENSION AND MODIFICATION)
                   (No. 9) DECREE 1966




                             Decree No. 59
                [Appointed day Ist September 1966—but see ss. 5 (2)and 6 (2)]      Commence-
                                                                                   ment.
     THE NATIONAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT hereby decrees as
follows :-—
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    1,—(1) Subject to-the provisidhs of this Decree, Nigeria shallas fromIst       Nigeria to be
September 1966 (in this Decreereferred: to as “the appointed day’’) again be       a Federation    |
a Federation in accordance with sectiong-2 and 3 of the Constitution of the again.
Federation ; and accordingly the following Decrees are herebyrepealed as. 1963 No. 20.
from the appointed.day, that is to say—
     (a) the Constitution(Suspension and Modification) (No. 2) Decree 1966;        1966 No. 14.
     (b) the Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (No. 5) Decrée 1966        1966 No. 34.
  (in this Decreereferred to as “‘Decree No. 34’) ; and
    (c) the Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (No. 6) Decree 1966,        1966 No. 36.
    (2) Subject to the provisions of the Constitution (Suspension and              1966 No. 1.
Modification) Decree 1966 (in this Decree referred to as “the principal
Decree’’) and of this Decree, the following
                                            §p provisions shall comeinto force ~
again on the appointed day,thatis to say:
    (a) section 104 (8) of the Constitution of the Federation (which is
  suspended by virtue of the Decree mentioned in subsection (1) (a) above);
    (5) the suspended provisions of the said Constitution which are men-
  tioned in Schedule 2 of Decree No. 34, except subsection (4)of section 147 ;
  and                                                               :
    (c) the suspended provisions of the constitution of each Region which
  are mentioned in Schedule 3 of Decree No. 34.                  -

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