Thursday, 28 May 2015

JONATHAN SIGNS 6 NEW BILLS BARELY 24HOURS BEFORE LEAVING OFFICE (SEE LIST)

With just 24 hours to the end of his administration, President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, signed into law six bills recently passed by the
National Assembly, Vanguard reports.

Confirming the development, yesterday, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, said it was to ensure that as much as possible, all government businesses were concluded.

Among the bill that were signed was the Tobacco Control Bill 2015.

Other bills signed into law include the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency Act 2015; Equipment and Leasing Bill 2015; AMCON (Amendment) Bill 2015; Standards Organisation of Nigeria Bill 2015, and the National Sugar Development (Amendment) Bill 2015.

The Tobacco Control Act 2015 repeals the Tobacco Smoking (Control) Act, CAP.T6, LFN 2004 enacted in 1990 and amended years later.


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