COURT OF APPEAL (AMMENDMENT) ACT, 2005

COURT OF APPEAL (AMMENDMENT) ACT, 2005

COURT OF APPEAL (AMMENDMENT) ACT, 2005

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

This Act amends the Court of Appeal Act Cap. C36 1993, No 65 LFN. 2004, to increase the number of Justices of the Court of Appeal from fifty to seventy.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section:

I.             Amendment of Cap. C 36, 1993, No 65 LFN, 2004

2.            Short Title

CITATION

An Act to amend the Court of Appeal Act Chapter C36 1993, No. 65 LFN, 2004 and for related matters.

ENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria:

1.            The Court of Appeal Act, as amended, is hereby further amended in section 1 by substituting therefore the following new section:

(i)            The number of Justices of the Court of Appeal including the President of that Court shall be seventy.

2.            This Act may be cited as the Court of Appeal (Amendment) Act, 2005 Short Title