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26 February 1982

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1982-02-26 number 11 part B

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Supplement to Official Gazette No. 11, Vol. 69, 11th March, 19§2—Part B


S.I. 2 of 1982

         CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC ©
                   OF NIGERIA 1979

   Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Adaptation of
             Public Order Act) (Amendment) Order 1982

                      ~ Commencement : 26th February 1982
  In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 274 (2) of the
Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1979, and of all other powers
enabling mein that behalf, I, Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, President of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander-in-Chief ef the Armed Forces
of the Federation, hereby make the following Order :—

  1. Subsection (3) of section 4 of the Public Order Act 1979-(as modified Modification
by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Adaptation of«of Act No. 5
Public Order Act) Order 1981) is herebyfurther modified by substituting 1979,
for the words “with the concurrence of the Governor of a State” therein         1981. °
of the words “after consultation with the Governor of a State’.
  2. This Order maybecited as.the Constitution of the Federal Republic “Citation.
of Nigeria (Adaptation of Public Order Act) (Amendment) Order 1982.

  Manz at Lagos this 26th day of February 1982.



                                                   SHEHU SHAGARI,
                                           President of the Federal Republic
                                                      of Nigeria



                             Explanatory Note
            (This note does not form part of the above Order but is
                        intended to explain its purport)
  Following upon the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria as to the -
unsatisfactory wording of a certain provision of the Public Order Act 1979
{as miodified by S.I. 5 of 1981), the above Order has accordingly been
promulgated to remedythe situation,

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