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sources of Nigerian law

Andrew Edward Wilson Park

sources of Nigerian law

by Andrew Edward Wilson Park

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Published by African Universities Press, Sweet and Maxwell in Lagos, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.E.W. Park.
SeriesLaw in Africa -- No.6
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii,161p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946063M

c. VIII. D. E. F. VII. INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM CHRISTIAN N. OKEKE Table ofContents INTRODUCTION ARGUMENT OF THE PAPER DEFINITIONS I. UNITED NATIONS DECADE OF INTERNATIONAL LAW II. HISTORICAL OUTLINE A. Nigeria andPre-ColonialInternational Law B. Nigeria and . Sources of Nigerian Law (Law in Africa) Paperback – May 4, by A E W Park (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: A E W Park.

  Sources of law is a legal term that refers to the authorities by which law is made. There are a number of different sources that are used to define the creation and force of law, though not all are used equally. Some examples of sources include legislation, government regulation, court decisions, and custom.. Constitutions are legislative documents that are a . Sources of Nigerian law. Nigerian laws are derived from certain documents and origins and they are highlighted below: • The Nigerian constitution • The legislation • The English law • The customary law • The judicial precedent and • The internal law This write up is more concerned with the Nigerian customary law anyway.

An Introduction to Administrative Law cHaPter 1 I. Overview Administrative law is the study of governance. While Congress creates authority, the President enforces that authority, and courts confine or discipline the exercise of that authority, it is agencies that govern. That said, the starting point for many administrative law. Introduction to Nigerian Business Law by Abiola Sanni, LLB, BL, UM, ACH. Senior Lecturer Department of Commercial & Industrial Law, Universityof Lagos Sources of business law 5 Review questions 10 2: Law of contract 14 Definition and puiposes 14 Principles and nature of File Size: 45KB.


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Nigerian legislation is the most important source of law because it is through Nigerian legislation that other sources of law are validated into the Nigerian jurisdiction. This can be seen in S interpretation acts LFN which has to make sure that the Received English Law is accepted as law in Nigeria.

Sources of Nigerian law/constitution are of various adaptations and we would attempt having a glance at those sources. Firstly, what do we understand by ‘A Constitution’.

A constitution can simply be said to be a set of established precedents or fundamental principles, according to which a country, state, community, or any other. Sources Of Nigerian Law book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(7).

Majorly, there are five sources of Nigerian Law namely: Customary and Islamic law, Received English Law, Nigerian Local Legislation including Delegated Legislation, Judicial Precedents, Law reports and Textbooks. These sources are further classified into primary and secondary sources of Law.

Laws made by Nigerian Legislature sources of Nigerian law book primary sources. Compared to other sources of law, precedent has the advantage of flexibility and adaptability, and may enable a judge to apply "justice" rather than "the law".

Equity (England only) Equity is a source of law peculiar to England and Wales. Equity is the case law developed by the (now defunct) Court of Chancery. This write-up has seriously dealt with the sources of Nigerian Law. This country, Federal Republic of Nigeria, was ruled by the colonial masters for so many years who were from Britain.

This is why the ‘received English Law’ is part of the sources of the Law of the s: 9. Nigerian Legislation: This is the most important of the sources of Nigerian law.

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Author: Okonkwo, C. O., Okonkwo, and Naish. After Nigerian became an independent state, the body vested with the power to make law made laws for the good governance of the country.

Foreign laws equally form part of the body of laws that form the sources of the Nigerian law in addition to the English law, Islamic law, customary law and the local legislations.

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SOURCES OF THE LAW. By this expression is understood the authority from which the laws derive their force. The power of making all laws is in the people or -- their representatives, and none can have any force whatever, which is derived from any other source.

Volume 1 on public law provides an introduction to the Nigerian legal system. The various chapters deal with: introduction and sources of law; jurisprudence and Nigerian perspectives; African customary law; Islamic law; comparative constitutionalism and Nigerian perspectives; citizenship, immigration and administrative law; judicial system and legal profession; criminal.

For all useful materials on this Course, any book on the course will serve and no material is essentially a waste. SOURCES OF NIGERIAN LAW Majorly, there are five sources of Nigerian Law namely: Customary and Islamic law, Received English Law, Nigerian Local Legislation including Delegated Legislation, Judicial Precedents, Law reports and.

This section contains free e-books and guides on Law Books, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded. Administrative Law. Constitutional Law.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Sources of Nigerian law by Niki Tobi,MIJ Professional Publishers Ltd. edition, in EnglishFirst published: The law of Nigeria consists of courts, offences, and various types of laws.

Nigeria has its own constitution which was established on 29 May The Constitution of Nigeria is the supreme law of the country. There are four distinct legal systems in Nigeria, which include English law, Common law, Customary law, and Sharia h law in Nigeria is derived from the.

The sources of Nigerian law / Author: by A. E. W. Parks. Publication info: Lagos: African Universities Press, Format: Book.Get print book. No eBook available History and Sources of Nigerian Criminal Law. A. G. Karibi-Whyte. Spectrum Law Pub., - Criminal law - pages.

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