Nigeria Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS)

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Type: Agency

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Finances
  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦661,252,793.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦611,252,793.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦50,000,000.00

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Establishment Act

NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEGAL STUDIES ACT

66_Law_NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEGAL STUDIES ACT.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

(a)  to provide information, supervision, guidance and advice to post-graduate students and other researchers who are working for post-graduate degree of any University in the field of law and related subjects;

(b)  to conduct research into any branch of the law or related subjects with a view to the application of the results thereof in the interest of Nigeria;

(c)  to conduct courses of instruction in legislative drafting leading to the award of post-graduate diploma or a post-graduate degree;

(d)  from time to time to organise, host, arrange and conduct national or international seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops, lectures on any branch of the law or related subject;  

(e)  to prepare and publish books, records, reports, journals as may seem desirable for the dissemination of research findings, seminars, symposia, conferences, findings of workshops and lectures as aforesaid;

(f)  to co-operate with Nigerian universities, the Nigerian Law School, the Nigerian Law Reform Commission and such other bodies (whether in Nigeria or elsewhere) engaged in any major field relating to law reform, development or research in the mobilisation of Nigeria's research potentials for the task of national development and dissemination of research findings for the use of policy makers at all levels;

(g)  to carry out other activities as are necessary and expedient for the full discharge of any of its functions under or pursuant to its Act.

Departments
  1. Office of the DIRECTOR-GENERAL
  2. Office of the Institute Secretary/Directorate of Administration
  3. Office of the Institute Librarian
  4. Office of the Institute Bursar/Institute Bursary
  5. Internal Audit Department
  6. Directorate of Research
  7. Directorate of Studies
  8. Continuing Legal Education and Consultancy
  9. Public & Private Law Department
  10. African/Comparative Law Department
  11. Commercial/Property law Department
  12. Case law/Litigation Department
  13. Centre for Conflict & Dispute Resolution
  14. Postgraduate School
  15. Environmental Law Department
  16. Cataloging
  17. Indexing
  18. Reader's Services Liberian
  19. Acquisitions
  20. Information Technology
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

LAGOS
Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of Lagos Campus)
P.M. B. 12820 Lagos,
Nigeria
Tel: (+234)-1- 821223, 821711, 821109
Fax: (+234)-1- 4976078 or 825558
Telex: 27506 NIALS NG

ABUJA
Nigeria Institute of Advance Legal Studies
Supreme Court of Nigeria Complex
Three Arms Zone Central District Abuja.
TEL: +234 (0)-9-2346504
FAX:+234( 0)-9-2346505
WEBSITE: http://www.nials-nigeria.org