CHRONOLOGY OF NIGERIAN DECREES - 1990

 

Decree No.

Short Title

Commencement

Promulgation

Effect

Comments

1.

Companies and Allied Matters Decree

 

02-01-90

Established a new Company law

  Amended by Decree of 1990

2.

Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Decree

25-01-90

25-01-90

Amended Decrees No. 15 of 1975 and No.46 of 1988 to make President (NBA) a member of Body of Benchers

 

3.

State Security (Detention of Persons) (Amendment) Decree

25-01-90

25-01-90

Amended Decree No.2 of 1984 and No.33 of 1988 to establish a Review Panel headed by AG-FRN

Repealed by Dcree 63 of 1999 

4.

Federal High Court (Amendment) Decree

25-01-90

25-01-90

Amended Decree No. 13 of 1973 to increase number of Federal High Court judges to 32

 

5.

Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal (Amendment) Decree

25-01-90

25-01-90

Amended Decree No. 1 of 1989 – Adisa’s clause (Rollover)

 

6.

Forfeiture of Assets (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree

04-07-97

23-02-90

Amended L.N. No. 33 of 1978 and Decree No. 34 of 1986 to vest certain properties in the FMG

 

7.

Customs, Excise, Tariff, Etc (Consolidation) (Amendment) Decree

01-01-90

09-04-90

Amended Decree No.1 of 1988 to reflect changes announced in 1990 Budget

 

8.

Federal Civil Aviation Authority Decree

09-04-90

09-04-90

Established the FCAA

 

9.

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) Decree

14-05-90

14-05-90

Amended Decrees No. 1 of 1984,No. 17 of 1985, andNo. 26 of 1986.

  See body of Decree No 59 of 19993

10

Nigerian Football Association Decree

12-05-90

18-05-90

Established the NFA

Repealed by Decree No.101 of 1992

11

Nigerian Professional Football League Decree

12-05-90

18-05-90

Established the League

Repealed by Decree No.102 of 1992

12

Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Decree

18-05-90

18-05-90

Established CIBN

 

13

Appropriation Decree

18-05-90

18-05-90

Provided for issue of funds from Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation

 

14

  Not Issued

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Not listed in any of the body of decrees

15

Oso Condensate Project Decree

25-05-90

25-05-90

Provided NNPC powers to borrow for the Oso Condensate Project

 

16

Nigerian Institute of Public Relations Practitioners Decree

01-06-90

01-06-90

Established NIPRP

 

17

National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education Decree

25-06-90

25-06-90

Established NCULANE

 

18

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (Amendment) Decree

25-06-90

25-06-90

Amended Decrees No. 56 of 1971, No. 20 of 1976, and No. 32 of 1984 to confer on SON body corporate status

 

19

Federal School of Surveying Decree

25-06-90

25-06-90

Established Federal School of Surveying

 

20

Tobacco Smoking (Control) Decree

01-06-91

25-06-90

Provided for control of smoking in certain public places and prohibits any form of advertisement likely to encourage smoking

 

21

The Revised Edition [Laws of the Federation of Nigeria] Decree

19-07-90

19-07-90

Established Law Revision committee to revise Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN)

 

22

Peoples Bank of Nigeria Decree

01-10-89

25-07-90

Established People's Bank of Nigeria

 

23

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) Decree

03-09-90

03-09-90

Amended Decrees No. 1 of 1984 and No. 4 of 1989

 

24

  State Security (Detention of Persons) (Amendment) (No 2) Decree

26-09-90

 

 

 

25

Local Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Amended Decree No. 15 of 1989 and repealed some sections thereof

  Repealed by Decree No 111 of 1993

26

Political Parties (Symbols) Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Removed restriction on use of coat of arms by any political party

 

27

National Council of State Decree

02-10-90

02-10-90

Established Transitional National Council of State

  Repealed by Decree No 63 of 1999

28

Executive Powers (Constitutional Adaptation, Etc) Decree

02-10-90

02-10-90

Amended Decree No. 12 of 1989 and made certain transitional provisions re-disengagement of military

 

29

Recovery of Public Property (Special Military Tribunals) (Amendment) Decree

01-09-90

01-09-90

Amended Decrees No. 3 of 1984 and No. 21 of 1986

 

30

Nigerian Children’s Trust Fund Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Established NCTF

  Amended by Decree No 72 of 1993

31

Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Amended Decrees

No. 5 of 1984 and No. 28 of 1986

 

32

Companies and Allied Matters (Amendment) Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Amended Decree No. 1 of 1990 to appoint 31-12-90 as it’s commencement date

 

33

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (Amendment) Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Amended Decree No. 48 of 1989 to create double jeopardy for Drug Offenders

 

34

Public Accounts Implementation Tribunal Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Established PAIT

 

35

National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Established the Centre

 

36

Academic Staff Union of Universities (Revocation of Proscription, Etc.) Decree

10-10-90

10-10-90

Revoked Decree No. 26 of 1988

 

37

Federal Universities of Technology (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree

01-01-88

10-10-90

Amended Decree No. 13 of 1986

 

38

Local Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Decree

05-12-90

05-12-90

Amended Decree No.15 of 1989

  Repealed by Decree No 111 of 1993

39

Nigeria LNG (Fiscal Incentives, Guarantees and Assurances) Decree

24-04-89

30-12-90

Confirmed Pioneer Status on NLNG Ltd. and exempted it from certain taxes, duties and levies

 

40

Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers and Geoscientists Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Establishes a Council in respect of Mining Engineers and Geoscientists

 

41

Marketing (Breast-Milk Substitutes) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Controls importation, sale, etc. of breast- milk substitutes

 

42

Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre (Change of Name) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Amended Decree No. 31 of 1964

 

43

Architects (Registration, Etc.) (Amendment) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Amended Decree No. 10 of 1969

 

44

Industrial Training Fund (Amendment) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Amended Decrees No. 47 of 1971, No. 14 of 1976, and No. 53 of 1976 to make ITF contributions obligatory

 

45

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (Amendment) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Amended Decrees

No. 32 of 1967 and No. 27 of 1974

 

46

National Science and Technology (Amendment) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Amended Decree No. 1 of 1980

 

47

Police (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

30-12-90

30-12-90

Amended Cap 154 of LFN to reconstitute the Nigeria Police Council

 

48 National Minimmum Wage (Amendment Decree) 31-12-90 31-12-90 Increase the minimum wage to N250 Amended by National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act

 

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