CHRONOLOGY OF NIGERIAN DECREES - 1999

 

Decree No.

Short Title

Commencement

Promulgation

Effect

Comments

1.

Trade Unions (Amendment) Decree

01-09-98

06-01-99

Amended Cap 437 of LFN, and Decrees No. 4 and No.26 of 1996

 

2.

Trade Unions (International Affiliation) (Amendment) Decree

01-09-98

06-01-99

Amended Decree No. 29 of 1996

 

3.

State Government (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Decree

02-11-98

06-01-99

Provided for conduct of elections into State Houses of Assembly and Gubernatorial posts etc.

Repealed by Decree No.63 of 1999

4.

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

02-11-98

17-02-99

Amended Decree No. 3 of 1999

 

5.

National Assembly (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Decree

See Section 93

17-02-99

Provided for conduct of elections into National Assembly

Repealed by Decree No.63 of 1999

6.

Presidential Election (Basic Constitutional and Transitional Provisions) Decree

20-01-99

17-02-99

Provided for conduct of Presidential elections

Repealed by Decree No.63 of 1999 

7.

Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (Amendment) Decree

09-11-98

23-02-99

Amended Decree No. 41 of 1998

 

8.

Constitution (Amendment) Decree

10-12-98

26-02-99

Amended Cap 62 of LFN and gave Head of State powers to pardon and release prisoners

 

9.

Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Decree

01-01-93

23-03-99

Provided for fiscal incentives for companies in Deep Offshore and Inland Basin areas

Amended by Decree No.26 of 1999

10

National Council for Nigerian Vision (Establishment, Etc.) Decree

17-11-97

23-03-99

Established NCNV(-re Vision 2010

Amended by Decree No.56 of 1999

11

Failed Banks (Recovery of Debts) and Financial Malpractices in Banks (Amendment) Decree

16-11-98

23-03-99

Amended Decrees No.18 of 1994 and No. 18 of 1995

 

12

National Emergency Management Agency (Establishment, Etc) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Established NEMA and Repealed Cap 257 of LFN

Amended by Decree No.50 of 1999 

13

Family Support Trust Fund (Amendment) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Amended Decree No. 10 of 1995 to reconstitute Management Board of the Fund

 

14

Federal Environmental Protection Agency (Amendment) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Amended Decree No. 59 of 1992 to reconstitute Membership of FEPA’s Governing Council

 

15

National Judicial Institute (Amendment) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Amended Decree No.28 of 1991 to provide that the administrator be a serving or retired Judicial Officer

 

16

National Population Commission (Amendment) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Amended Cap 270 of LFN and Decree No.31 of 1991 to implement decision of FMG in white paper on Civil Service Reforms

 

17

National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (Amendment) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Amended Decree No. 99 of 1993

 

18

National Urban and Regional Planning (Amendment) Decree

23-03-99

23-03-99

Amended Decree No.88 of 1992 by dissolving Urban and Regional Planning Division of Federal Ministry of Works and Housing

 

19

National Agency for Food and Drug Admintration and Control (Amendment) Decree 23-03-99 23-03-99 Amended Decree No.15 of 1993  

20

Drugs and Related Products (Registration,Etc.) (Amendment)Decree 23-03-99 23-03-99 Amended Decree No.19 of 1993  

21

Food and Drugs(Amendment) Decree 23-03-99 23-03-99 Amended Cap.150 of LFN 1990  

22

Marketing (Breast-milk Substitutes)(Amendment) Decree 23-03-99 23-03-99 Amended Decree No.41of 1990  

23

Federal High Court (Civil Procedure Rules) Decree

19-07-99

16-04-99

Provided new Civil Procedure Rules for Federal High Court

 

24

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Promulgation) Decree

05-05-99

05-05-99

Promulgated Constitution into Law

 

25

Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed foods (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree

See Section 15
Ss 6 -13

10-5-99

10-05-99

Repealed Decree No. 17 of 1989 repealed Decree No. 99 of 1997 and enacted new Decree

 

26

Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts (Amendment) Decree

01-01-93

10-05-99

Amended Decree No. 9 of 1999

 

27

Forfeiture of Assets (Release of Certain Property) (Amendment) Decree

16-02-95

10-05-99

Amended Decree No. 2 of 1995

 

28

Public Enterprises (Privatisation and Commercialisation) Decree

31-12-98

10-05-99

Established NCP and BPE and repealed Decree No. 78 of 1993

 

29

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

01-01-99

10-05-99

Amended Decrees No. 4 of 1995 No. 13 of 1996 No. 16 of 1997 No. 20 of 1998 to reflect changes to custom duties announced in 1999 Budget.

 

30

 

 

Finance (Miscellaneous Taxation Provisions) Decree

01-01-99

10-05-99

Amended Tax Laws – Caps 60 and 354 of LFN and Decrees No.102 and No.104 of 1993 to give effect to fiscal measures of 1999 Budget

 

31

Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Decree

01-01-99

10-05-99

Amended Cap 207 of LFN

 

32

Remuneration of Former Presidents and Heads of State (and other ancillary matters) Decree

01-01-99

10-05-99

Provided for salaries and perks of former Presidents etc.

 

33

Examination Malpractices Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Created offences relating to Examination Malpractices and Repealed Section 3(16) of Decree No.20 of 1984

 

34

Minerals and Mining Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Repealed Caps 98, 163, 226, 385, 429 and 430 of LFN and made provisions generally for Minerals and Mining

 

35

National Health Insurance Scheme Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Provided for establishment of NHIS

 

36

National Hospital for Women and Children, Abuja (Establishment, Etc) Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Established the National Hospital

 

37

National Dock Labour Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Repealed Cap 251 of LFN and established Joint Dock Labour Industrial Council

 

38

Nigerian Ports Authority Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Repealed Decree No. 74 of 1993 and established NPA to take over NP Plc

 

39

Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Established RCICA

 

40

Banks and other Financial Institutions (Amendment) Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Amended Decrees No. 25 of 1991 No.4 of 1997, No.38 of 1998 to empower Governor of CBN to revoke licenses with approval of Board

 

41

Central Bank of Nigeria (Amendment) Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Amended Decrees No. 24 of 1991, No. 3 of 1997 , No. 37 of 1998 to give Board responsibilities for annual Budget of the bank

 

42

Copyright (Amendment) Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Amended Decree No.98 of 1992 and Cap 68 of LFN

 

43

Family Economic Advancement Programme (Amendment) Decree

10-05-99

10-05-99

Amended Decrees No. 11 and No. 20 of 1997

 

44

Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Established ARCON

 

45

Investments and Securities Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Repealed Lagos Stock Exchange Act, NEPD (Issue of Non-voting stock)Act, SEC Act and part xvii of CAMA and Amended certain statutes

 

46

National Park Service Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Repealed Decree No. 36 of 1991 and established National Park Service

 

47

National Secondary Education Commission Etc. Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Established NSEC

 

48

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (Establishment, Etc) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Established NAMA

 

49

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (Establishment, Etc.) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Established NCAA

 

50

National Emergency Management Agency (Establishment, Etc.) (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Decree No.12 of 1999

 

51

Civil Aviation (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Cap 51 of LFN

 

52

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Decree No. 9 of 1996

 

53

Forfeiture of Assets, Etc (Certain Persons) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Gave details of loot returned

 

54

Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology (Change of Name) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Cap 186 of LFN to change name of IMLT

 

55

National Broadcasting Commission (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Decree No.38 of 1992

 

56

National Council of Nigerian Vision (Establishment, Etc.) (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Decree No. 10 of 1999

 

57

Newspapers (Repeal) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Repealed Decree No. 43 of 1993

 

58

Nigerian Media Council (Repeal) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Repealed Decree No. 59 of 1988 transferred assets of Nigerian Media Council to Nigerian Press Council

 

59

Nigerian Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Cap 313 of LFN

 

60

Nigerian Press Council (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Decree No.85 of 1992

 

61

Ports (Related Offences, Etc) (Amendment) Decree

26-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Decree No.12 of 1996

 

62

Tribunals (Certain Consequential Amendments, Etc.) Decree

28-05-99

26-05-99

Amended Diverse Decrees to transfer cases from Tribunals to Federal High Courts and State High Courts in some cases Etc.

 

63

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Certain Consequential Repeals) Decree

29-05-99

26-05-99

Repeal of Certain Decrees.

 

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