Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Nigeria (246) > Equality of opportunity and treatment (10)

Name: Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, 2013.
Country: Nigeria
Subject(s): Human rights; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-01
Entry into force:
ISN: NGA-2014-L-97399
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The Senate, National Assembly, Nigeria PDF of Bill PDF of Bill (consulted on 2014-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: Makes it a criminal offence to enter into or be in a same sex relationship. Prohibits the registration of gay clubs, societies and organisations and the public show of same-sex amorous relationships.

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer