These Regulations, made under section 89 of the Nigerian Urban and Regional Planning Act 1992, provide rules for the composition and proceedings of the Urban and Regional Planning Tribunal of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. Where the secretary of the Tribunal is of the opinion that a prima facie case is shown against: (a) a developer; or (b) the Control Department; (c) any other person, he or she shall formulate the appropriate charge or charges and forward them to the Tribunal together with all the documents to be considered by the Tribunal. Appeal against the decisions of the Tribunal may be had with the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja.
Implements: Nigerian Urban and Regional Planning Act 1992. (2013-02-25)
Authors and Publishers
Rudolph Hupperts (CONSLEGB)
British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. After independence in 1960, politics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in 1998 allowed for a political transition. In 1999, a new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed.
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