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28 May 1982

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1982-05-28 number 24 part C

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  Supplement to Official.Gazette No. 24, Vol. 69, 20th. May, 1982—Part C
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  AN ACT TO AMEND THE WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATIONS CouNcIL Act 1973
     AND FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.              .

                   Sponsored by Hon. Dr E. C. EMEKEKWwuE,
                       Onitsha South Federal Constituency,
                                 Anambra State

                                                           !               ]   Commence
                                       ,                                       ment.
   1        BE IT ENACTED by the National Assembly of the . Federal

 2     Republic of Nigeria as follows—

   3        1. The West African Examinations Council Act 1973 is hereby        Amendment
                                                       _                       1973,No, 27,
   4 amendedin section 20 by repealing subsection (4) thereof.
   5       2. This Act may be cited as the West African Examinations Council   Short title.

   6 (Amendment) Act 1982.




                           EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

       Section 20 (4) of the West African Examinations Council Act 1973
- constrains the prosecutionof offences relating to examination leakages and
  this Bill seeks to remove that constraint as a deterrent to offenders.

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