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17 November 1989

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1989-11-17 number 66 part A

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Supplement to Officia] Gazette Extraordinary No. 66, Vol. 76, 17th November,
                                                                 1989—Part A

TRADE UNIONS (MISCELLANEOUSPROVISIONS) DECREE 1989




                                 Decree No. 25
                                                            [13th November 1989]       Commence-
                                                                                       ment.
     THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT hereby decrees as
follows :--

                      Part I—Trape Unions Act 1973

     1, The Trade Unions Act 1973, as amended (hereafter in this Decree                Amendment
referred to as “the 1973 Act”) is hereby further amended as set out in this            of the Trade
                                                                                       Unions Act
Part of this Decree.                                                                   1973
                                                                                       1973 No. 31.

     2. Section 11 of the 1973 Act is hereby amendedin subsection (1) thereof          Amendment
bv substituting for paragraph (c), the following new paragraph, that is—               of section
                                                                                       11 of the
                                                                                       1973 Act.
      “(e) the Customs and Excise Department, the Immigration Department
and the Prison Services; ”’.

     3. There shall beinserted immediately after section 15 of the 1973 Act, the       Insertion
following new sections, that is—                                                       of sections
                                                                                       15A and 15B
 ‘“"Prade      15A.—(1) No person shall apply the funds of a trade union,              to the 1973
                                                                                       Act.
 tnion funds whether directly or through any other trade union, association
 used for       or body, for the purpose of any legal proceedings relating to his
 certain        election or appointment into any office in the trade union.
 proceedings,
               (2) Any person who applies the funds of a trade union in
             contravention of subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of
             an offence against this Act and liable on conviction to a fine of
             5,000.
 Payment of     15B,—(1) Every trade union shall pay to the Central Labour
 trade tothe Organisation, out of the contributions received from its members,
 Central        Such sum as may, from time to time, be specified in the consti-
 Labour         tution of the Central Labour Organisation.
 Organisation.
                  (2) Any trade union which fails to pay the sum referred to in
                subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence against
                this Act and liable on conviction to a fine of two times the said
                sum.
                  (3) The institution of proceedings or imposition of a fine
                under subsection (2) of this section shall not relieve the trade
                union from its liability to pay the sum referred to in subsection
                (1) of this section.”

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