CHRONOLOGY OF NIGERIAN DECREES - 1992

 

Decree No.

Short Title

Commencement

Promulgation

Effect

Comments

1.

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

20-01-92

20-01-92

Amended Decree No.50 of 199.

Repealed by Decree No. 10 of 1993

2.

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

01-01-92

01-01-92

Amended Cap 88 of LFN to give concessionary duty to CKD parts

 

3.

National Housing Fund Decree

31-01-92

31-01-92

Established NHF

 

4.

State Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment, Etc.) (No. 2) Decree

06-12-91

06-02-92

Allowed Governors to appoint Commissioners without recourse to State Houses of Assembly.

Repealed by Decree No. 110 of 1993

5.

Review Tribunals (Implementation of Decisions) (Amendment) Decree

01-01-92

01-01-92

Amended Cap 393 of LFN

 

6.

Participation in Politics and Elections (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

20-01-92

01-01-92

Amended Decree No. 48 of 1991

 

7.

Federal Lands Registry (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree

14-02-92

14-02-92

Established a Federal Lands Registry

 

8.

Legal Education (Consolidation, Etc) (Amendment) Decree

24-02-92

24-02-92

Amended Cap 206 of LFN to allow non-Nigerians hold qualifying certificate of Council for Legal Education

 

9.

Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Decree

24-02-92

24-02-92

Amended Cap 207 of LFN to provide for non-citizens of Nigeria to be called to the Bar

 

10

Constitution of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (Promulgation) (Amendment) Decree

06-03-92

06-03-92

Amended Cap 63 of LFN to postpone commencement to 02-01-93

Repealed by Decree No 107 of 1993

11

Assets (Title Vesting and Validation) (Mr. J.H. Bassey) Decree

04-07-79

16-03-92

Validated Title of FMG over assets of Mr. J.H. Bassey

 

12

National Planning Commission Decree

26-03-92

26-03-92

Established the National Planning Commission

Repealed by Decree No. 71 of 1993

13

Customs, Excise, Tariff, Etc. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree

24-03-92

30-03-92

Granted concessions of Economic Relief Measures by FMG

 

14

Concord Group of Newspapers Publications (Proscription and Prohibition from Circulation) Decree

09-04-92

09-04-92

Banned and sealed up the Concord Group of Newspapers and premises

Repealed by Decree No. 17 of 1992

15

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (Amendment) Decree

16-03-92

16-03-92

Amended Cap 253 of LFN to allow NDLEA bear arms and have powers and privileges of Nigerian Police Force

 

16

Federal High Court (Amendment) Decree

01-01-92

11-05-92

Amended Decree No.60 of 1991

 

17

Concord Group of Newspapers Publications (Proscription and Prohibition from Publication) (Repeal) Decree

11-05-92

11-05-92

Repealed Decree No.14 of 1992

 

18

National Assembly (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Decree

01-06-92

01-07-92

Provided for election of members of National Assembly

Repealed by Decree No. 60 of 1993

19

Transition to Civil Rule (Political Programme) (Amendment) Decree

06-03-92

06-03-92

Amendment of sixth schedule of Cap 443 of LFN

 

20

Transition to Civil Rule (Federal Judicial Service Commission) Decree

12-05-92

12-05-92

Established the Federal Judicial Service Commission and repealed Section 15 of Cap 64 of LFN

 

21

Association of Individuals (Dissolution and Proscription, Etc) Decree

19-05-92

19-05-92

Proscribed certain bodies formed to propose candidates for election to political office

Repealed by Decree No. 63 of 1999

22

Transition to Civil Rule (Political Programme) (Amendment) (No.2) Decree

22-07-92

22-07-92

Amended Decree No. 19 of 1992 and Cap 443 of LFN to provide details of the Transition programme

 

23

Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission Decree

09-07-92

09-07-92

Established OMPADEC

Repealed by Decree No.41 of 1998

24

Academic Staff Union of Universities (Proscription and Prohibition from Participation in Trade Union Activities) Decree

22-07-92

22-07-92

Proscribed and Prohibited ASUU from Participating in Trade Union activities

Repealed by Decree No 63. of 1999

25

Customs, Excise, Tariff, Etc (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No.2) Decree

24-03-92

26-06-92

Amended Cap 88 of LFN and Decree No.13 of 1992 to give customs duty concessions

 

26

National Population Commission (Amendment) Decree

30-06-92

30-06-92

Amended Cap 270 of LFN and Decree No.31 of 1991

 

27

Engineers (Registration, Etc.) (Amendment) Decree

26-06-92

26-06-92

Amended Cap 110 of LFN to create 3 additional cadres in the Engineering profession

 

28

Appropriation Decree

20-08-92

20-08-92

Provided for issue of funds from Consolidated Revenue Fund

 

29

National Primary Health Care Development Agency Decree

26-06-92

26-06-92

Established National Primary Health Care Development Agency

 

30

National Archives Decree

08-07-92

08-07-92

Repealed Cap 376 of LFN

 

31

National Institute for Sports Decree

08-07-92

08-07-92

Established N.I.S.

 

32

State Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 3) Decree

09-07-92

09-07-92

Amended Decree No.50 of 1991 to limit number of Commissioners to 7

Repealed by Decree No 10 of 1993

33

National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure Decree

01-01-92

13-07-92

Established NASEI and programmes towards National Science and Technology Policy

 

34

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Decree

15-07-92

15-07-92

Provided for FMG take-over of the University in Awka, Anambra State

 

35

Federal Road Safety Commission (Amendment) Decree

26-06-92

26-26-92

Amended Cap 141 of LFN to vest special powers to bear arms in FRSC members.

 

36

National Assembly (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions)(Amendment) Decree

31-08-92

31-08-92

Amended Decree No.18 of 1991 to provide quorum of Election Tribunals

Repealed by Decree No 60 of 1993

37

Presidential Primary Elections (Basic Transitional Provisions) Decree

24-08-92

24-08-92

Provided for conduct of Presidential Primaries

 

38

National Broadcasting Commission Decree

24-08-92

24-08-92

Established NBC

 

39

Forfeiture of Assets (Release of Certain Forfeited Properties, Etc) Decree

14-09-92

14-09-92

Released forfeited properties back to Mr. Edwin K. Clark

 

40

Companies and Allied Matters (Amendment) Decree

02-07-92

02-07-92

Amended Cap 59 of LFN

 

41

Nigerian Postal Service Decree

01-07-92

27-09-92

Repealed Cap 322 of LFN

 

42

National Commission for Women Decree

07-12-89

21-08-92

Repealed Cap 246 of LFN and re-enacted a new Decree

 

43

Civil Disturbances (Special Tribunal) (Amendment) Decree

26-05-92

26-05-92

Amended Section 2 of Cap 53 of LFN

 

44

National Assembly (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Decree

24-11-92

24-11-92

Amended Decree No.18 of 1992

Repealed by Decree No 63 of 1990

45

Board of Customs and Excise Decree

01-06-92

01-06-92

Established Board of Customs and Excise

Amended by Decree No 99 of 1993

46

Community Banks Decree

28-04-90

04-06-92

Established National Board for Community Banks

 

47

Trade Disputes (Amendment) Decree

01-01-92

29-10-92

Amended Cap 432 of LFN to oust jurisdiction of courts

 

48

Federal Universities of Agriculture Decree

02-11-92

02-11-92

Established Universities of Agriculture

 

49

National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency Decree

14-09-92

14-09-92

Established NSRMEA

 

50

National Metallurgical Development Centre Decree

27-09-92

27-09-92

Established NMDC

 

51

Urban Development Bank of Nigeria Decree

02-01-92

11-01-92

Established Urban Development Bank of Nigeria PLC

 

52

Transition to Civil Rule (Political Programme) (Amendment) (No.3) Decree

17-11-92

02-12-92

Further Amended No.17 of 1987 Cap of LFN to provide another revised transition programme

 

53

National Assembly (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

02-12-92

02-12-92

Amended Decree No.18 of 1992 to provide for legislative functions of National Assembly

Repealed by Decree No. 60 of 1993

54

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) Decree

02-01-93

02-12-92

Amended Decree No.1 of 1984

 

55

Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria ) (Supplementary Provisions) Decree

30-07-91

01-12-92

All laws to be continued to be referred to as Decrees

 

56

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Promulgation) (Amendment) (No.2) Decree

17-11-92

27-11-92

Amended Cap 63 of LFN

 

57

Transition to Civil Rule (Disqualification and Prohibition of Certain Presidential Aspirants) Decree

17-11-92

24-11-92

Banned and disqualified certain Presidential aspirants

Repealed by Decree No.42 of 1993

58

Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria Decree

23-11-92

23-11-92

Established IPMN

 

59

Federal Environmental Protection Agency (Amendment) Decree

02-08-92

02-08-92

Amended Cap 131 of LFN

 

60

Centre for Democratic Studies Decree

24-11-92

24-11-92

Established CDS

Repealed by Decree No.14 of 1996

61

Community Health Practitioners (Registration, Etc.) Decree

24-11-92

24-11-92

Established Board of control of practice of Profession of Community Health

 

62

Insurance Special Supervision Fund (Amendment) Decree

23-11-92

23-11-92

Amended Cap 184 of LFN

Repealed by Decree No. 1 of 1997

63

Nigeria Export Processing Zones Decree

19-11-92

19-11-92

Repealed Decree No.34 of 1991

 

64

Nigerian Export Promotions Council (Amendment) Decree

19-11-92

19-11-92

Amended Cap 306 of LFN

 

65

Export (Incentives and Miscellaneous Provisions)(Amendment) Decree

19-11-92

19-11-92

Amended Cap 118 of LFN

 

66

Consumer Protection Council Decree

23-11-92

23-11-92

Established CPC

 

67

Trade Malpractices (Miscellaneous Offences) Decree

23-11-92

23-11-92

Set up Special Trade Malpractices Investigation Panel

 

68

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Decree

10-09-92

10-09-92

Renamed Anambra State University of Technology Hospital Management Board

 

69

Births, Deaths, Etc. (Compulsory Registration) Decree

14-12-92

14-12-92

Provided for a comprehensive procedure for the registration of births, deaths etc.

 

70

Forfeiture of Assets (Release of Certain Forfeited Properties,Etc.) Decree

23-11-92

23-11-92

Released forfeited properties to Dr. A.A. Bailey

 

71

Sea Fisheries Decree

30-11-92

30-11-92

Repealed Cap 404 of LFN

 

72

National Agricultural Seeds Decree

23-11-92

23-11-92

Established NASC

 

73

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) (No.3) Decree

10-10-92

10-10-92

Amended Cap 62 of LFN to allow Dual Nationality

 

74

Maritime Operations Co-ordinating Board Decree

24-11-92

24-11-92

Established MOCB for effective control of Nigerian Maritime operations

 

75

Nigerian Communications Commission Decree

24-11-92

24-11-92

Established NCC and regulatory body for Telecommunications

 

76

Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria Decree

30-11-92

30-11-92

Established CITN to determine standards of proposed members of CITN etc

 

77

Legal Practitioners (Amendment) (No.2) Decree

14-09-92

14-09-92

Amended Cap 207 of LFN and Decree No.9 of 1992 to limit privileges conferred on Life members of Body of Benchers

 

78

Medical and Dental Practitioners (Amendment) Decree

30-09-92

30-09-92

Amended Cap 221 of LFN to allow MDPC to control homeopathy and alternative medicine

 

79

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi Decree

01-01-88

18-11-92

Established ATBU Bauchi

 

80

Customs, Excise, Tariff, Etc (Consolidation) (Amendment) (No.2) Decree

01-01-92

01-01-92

Amended Decree No.1 of 1988, and gave duty reductions

 

81

Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation Decree

14-12-92

14-12-92

Established NTDC

 

82

National Office of Industrial Property (Change of Name, Etc.) Decree

19-06-91

30-11-92

Redesignated NOIP as NOTAP

 

83

Nursing and Midwifery (Registration, Etc) (Amendment) Decree

30-11-92

30-11-92

Amended Cap 332 of LFN

 

84

Armed Forces (Certain Rented Accommodation) (Enforcement and Validation) Decree

01-12-92

01-12-92

 

 

85

Nigerian Press Council Decree

10-12-92

10-12-92

Established NPC and Repealed Decree No.59 of 1988 (Cap 316 of LFN)

 

86

Environmental Impact Assessment Decree

10-12-92

10-12-92

Set out procedure and methods for EIA and gave FEPA powers to facilitate EIA

 

87

News Agency of Nigeria (Amendment) Decree

10-12-92

10-12-92

Amended Cap 290 of LFN

 

88

Nigerian Urban and Regional Planning Decree

15-12-92

15-10-92

Established Urban and Regional Planning Authorities.Repealed Town and Country Planning Act

 

89

National Council on Inter-Governmental Relations Decree

15-12-92

15-12-92

Established NCIR to monitor operation of Federal System

Repealed by Decree No.15 of 1996

90

Fertilizer (Control) Decree

15-12-92

15-12-92

Controlled sale of fertilizer

 

91

Pharmacists Council of Nigeria Decree

15-12-92

15-12-92

Established PCN

 

92

National Agricultural Land Development Authority Decree

07-05-92

15-12-92

Established NALDA

 

93

Advertising Practitioners (Registration, Etc) (Amendment) Decree

15-12-92

15-12-92

Amended Cap 7 of LFN

 

94

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) (No.2) Decree

28-12-92

28-12-92

Amended Decrees No.1 of 1984 and No.54 of 1992

Superseded by Decree No 107 of 1993

95

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) (No.4) Decree

28-12-92

28-12-92

Amended Decrees No.1 of 1984 and No.54 of 1992

Superseded by Decree No 107 of 1993

96

Nigerian National Merit Award Decree

28-12-92

28-12-92

Repealed Cap 319 of LFN and specifies privileges of recipients of NMA

 

97

National Committee Against Apartheid Decree

28-12-92

28-12-92

Repealed Cap 409 of LFN established NCAA to replace Southern Africa Relief Fund

Repealed by Decree No.23 of 1995

98

Copyright (Amendment) Decree

28-12-92

28-12-92

Amended Cap 68 of LFN

 

99

Counterfeit and Fake Drugs (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

30-12-92

30-12-92

Amended Cap 73 of LFN

Repealed by Decree No 25 of 1999

100

Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria Decree

30-12-92

30-12-92

Established IPAN

 

101

Nigerian Football Association Decree

12-05-92

30-12-92

Established NFA and repealed NFA Decree No.10 of 1990

 

102

Nigerian Professional Football League (Repeal, Etc) Decree

30-12-92

30-12-92

Repealed NFA Decree No.11 of 1990 and dissolved Nigerian Professional Football league

 

103

Chartered Institute of Administration Decree

30-12-92

30-12-92

Established Chartered Institute of Administration

 

104

Utilities Charges Commission Decree

30-12-92

30-12-92

Established UCC

 

105

Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers Decree

02-08-92

02-08-92

Established the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

 

106

University of Abuja Decree

01-01-88

31-12-92

Establishment, Incorporation and due administration of University of Abuja

 

107 Centre for Automative Design and Development Decree 10-07-92      
108 Inland Fishries Decree 28-12-92      
109 Bankruptcy Amendment Decree 28-12-92      

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