Nigeria Law Reform Commission (NLRC)

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Type: Agency

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Finances
  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦376,054,461.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦326,054,461.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦50,000,000.00

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Establishment Act

NIGERIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION ACT

67_Law_NIGERIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION ACT.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

(a) shall receive and consider any proposals for the reform of the law which may be made or referred to it by the Attorney-General of the Federation (in its Act referred to as "the Attorney-General");

(b) may prepare on its own initiative and submit to the Attorney-General, from time to time, programmes for the examination of different branches of the law with a view to reform;

(c) shall undertake, pursuant to any recommendations approved by the Attorney-General, the examination of particular branches of the law and the formulation, by means of draft legislation or otherwise, of proposals for reform therein;

(d) shall prepare, from time to time, at the request of the Attorney-General, comprehensive programmes of consolidation and statute law revision, and under-take the preparation of draft legislation pursuant to any such programme approved by the Attorney-General;

(e) may provide advice and information to Federal Government departments and other authorities or bodies concerned, at the instance of the Federal Government, with proposals for the reform or amendment of any branch of the law.

Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

The Honourable Chairman
Nigerian Law Reform Commission
Phase III, Block J, 4th Floor
C&C Towers
Federal Secretariat Complex
Central Area
PMB 359 Garki
Abuja.

Phone: +234 (0) 9-5240395
Fax: +234 (0) 9-5240402
E-mail: info@nigerianlawreformcommission.com