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24 July 1989

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1989-07-24 number 43 part A

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  Supplementt to Officia
                      ial Gazettee Extraordin
                                           i ary No.
                                                  0. 43, 43, Vol. ;ep   ibJul
                                                                   76, 24th Julys

   _ SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA(AMENDMENT) DEC
                                             REE
             oo.                    1989




                             Decree No. 16

                                                              [18th Fuly 1989]      Commence-
                     -
  ,   LHE. FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMEN                                               ment.
 follows :—                           T hereby decrees as
                  ce                       —
      1, Subsection (4) of section 31 of the
amended bydeleting the words “exceptinSupr emeCourt Act 1960 is hereby
                                      the case ofa conviction involving
                                                                                    Amendment
 sentence of death” as it appears therein and                                       of 1960
 “of this section.”
                                              substituting therefor the words,      No 12.
                                                                                       ,
     2. This Decree may be cited ‘as the
 (Amendment) Decree 1989.                Supremé Court of Nigeria                   Citation.

      Manzat Lagosthis 18th day of July 1989
                                             ,
                                    t




                                           - GENERAL I. B. BaBANGipa,
                                               President, Commander-in-Chief
                                                     of the Armed Forces,
                                                Federal Republic of Nigeria


                          ExpLanatory Note
            | (This note does notform part of the above
                                                        Decree butis
                        intended to explain its purport)
     The Decree amends the Supreme
empower the Supreme Court to extend          Court of Nigeria Act 1960 to-
                                         the
include the cases of conviction involving period to appeal to the Court to
                                          sentence ofdeath.

 PUBLISHED BY: AUTHORITY oF THE  FEDERAL Mitirary GoveRNMEN
                             OF INFORMATION AND CuLture, Prin ToF NIGERIA
AND PRINTED BY. THE MINISTRY
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