CHRONOLOGY OF NIGERIAN DECREES - 1997

 

Decree No.

Short Title

Commencement

Promulgation

Effect

Comments

 

1.

National Insurance Commission Decree

10-01-97

10-01-97

Established National Insurance Commission

 

2.

Insurance Decree

10-01-97

10-01-97

Repealed Decree No. 58 of 1991 and regulates all forms of Insurance Business

 

3.

Central Bank of Nigeria (Amendment) Decree

10-01-97

10-01-97

Amended Decrees No. 24 of 1991 and No.79 of 1993

Repealed by Decree No.37 of 1998

4.

Banks and Other Financial Institutions (Amendment) Decree

10-01-97

10-01-97

Amended Decree No 25 of 1991 (BOFID)

 

5.

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Decree

10-01-97

10-01-97

Amended Decree No 22 of 1988 to provide for reconstitution of NDIC Board.

Amended by Decree No.39 of 1998 

6.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1979 (Amendment) Decree

01-01-97

01-01-97

Amended Cap 62 of LFN, Decrees No. 107 of 1993 and No.19 of 1996, also provides that Judicial Officers of Supreme Court and Court of Appeal shall retire at 70 years

 Repealed by Decree No. 63 of 1999

7.

Local Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Decree

02-01-97

02-03-97

Provided for democratic Local Government and Area Councils.

Amended by Decree No.18 of 1997 and Repealed by Decree No.16 of 1998

8.

Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) (Federal Capital Territory) Decree

01-07-97

01-07-97

Provided for appointment and deposition of Chiefs as well as Establishment of the Traditional Council of Chiefs

 

9.

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

15-07-97

15-07-97

Amended Decree No 1 of 1996 to provide a revised transition programme.

Repealed by Decree No.9 of 1998

10.

Abuja Environmental Protection Board Decree

31-07-89

12-08-97

Established the Abuja Environmental Protection Board

 

11.

Family Economic Advancement Programme (Establishment, Etc) Decree

12-08-97

12-08-97

Established the Family Economic Advancement Programme

Amended by Decrees No.20 of 1997 and No.43 of 1999

12.

National Programme on Immunisation Decree

12-08-97

12-08-97

Established National Programme on Immunisation

 

13.

National Inland Waterways Authority Decree

01-01-96

12-08-97

Established National Inland Waterways Authority

 

14.

Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Ethnic Conflicts among the Three Ethnic Groups in Warri Local Government Areas (Validation, Etc.) Decree

12-05-97

12-08-97

Validation of instrument of Constituting Judicial Commission of Inquiry into 3 Local Government Areas of Delta State

 

15.

Armed Forces (Amendment) Decree

12-08-97

12-08-97

Amended Decrees No 105 of 1993 and No 24 of 1994

 

16.

Customs, Excise, Tariff Etc (Consolidation) (Amendment) (No.3) Decree

01-01-97

12-08-97

Amended Decrees No 4 of 1995 and No 13 of 1996 to reflect changes in customs duties

 

17.

States (Creation and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Decree

08-09-97

08-09-97

Amended Decree No 36 of 1996 for appointment of States and Local Governments Boundaries Adjustment Committee.

18.

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

03-10-97

03-10-97

Amended Decree No 7 of 1997 to allow retention by NECON of deposits made by candidates.

 Repealed by Decree No. 63 of 1999

19.

Telecommunication and Postal Offences (Amendment) Decree

03-10-97

03-10-97

Amended Decree No 21 of 1995 to create more offences and allow establishment of Tribunal to try such.

 

20.

Family Economic Advancement Programnme (Establishment, Etc.) (Amendment) Decree

15-12-97

15-12-97

Amended Decree No 11 of 1997 to provide for reconstitution of governing body.

Amended by Decree No.43 of 1999

21.

National War College Decree

15-12-97

15-12-97

Established the National War College and Repealed Decree No 83 of 1993

 

22.

State Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Decree

01-12-97

02-12-97

Provided for conduct of elections to Houses of Assembly and office of Governors and created electoral offences.

 Repealed by Decree No 11 of 1998

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