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Country: Nigeria - Month updated: May 2017

  1. Nigeria - - Law, Act

    Immigration Act, 2015 (Act No. 8 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-25 | NGA-2015-L-104155

    This Act [which repeals Immigration Act, Cap. I1, LFN, 2004, and the Passport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, Cap. P1, LFN, 2004]. sets out the provisions for matters relating to immigration, passports, visas, resident permits, work permits, and the prohibition of smuggling of migrants into and from Nigeria, and for the protection of and provision of remedies and assistance to, objects of smuggling of migrants offences in Nigeria.
    This Act also gives effect in the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the provisions of the Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime.

  2. Nigeria - - Law, Act

    Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-23 | NGA-2015-L-104156

    This Act prohibits all forms of violence against persons in private and public life, and provides maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishment of offenders.

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