|Name:||Immigration Act, 2015 (Act No. 8 of 2015).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre, Nigeria PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2017-05-03)
|Abstract/Citation:||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.