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[DOWNLOAD] Industrial Court Issues New Practice Direction

874 Tuesday 14th June 2022

The Honourable President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, His Lordship, Hon. Justice B. B. Kanyip, Ph.D, FNIALS has issued new Practice Direction on  

(a)     Filing of applications and motions in trade union matters; and

(b)    Marking of documents/ exhibits


Hon. President made the declaration pursuant to section 254F of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, Section 36 of the National Industrial Court Act. 2006, Order 1 Rule 8 (3) of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2017 and all other enabling powers.


Justice Kanyip maintained that the new Practice Direction shall be cited as the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (Filing of Applications/Motions in Trade Union Matters and marking of Exhibits) Practice Directions (No. 1) 2022 and shall come into effect from Monday, 13th day of June 2022


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