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Name: Anti-Torture Act, 2017.
Country: Nigeria
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-11-14
Entry into force:
ISN: NGA-2017-L-108562
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=108562&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Assembly, Federal Republic of Nigeria PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2019-06-12)
Abstract/Citation: The Act establishes torture as a criminal act and provides penalties for cruel and inhumane treatment.

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