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Name: Political Parties (Registration and Activities) Decree 1996 (No. 28 of 1996).
Country: Nigeria
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1996-10-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette (Decrees 1996), 1996-12-27, Vol. 83, No. 28, pp. A295-334
ISN: NGA-1996-R-47428
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=47428&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette (Decrees 1996), 1996-12-27, Vol. 83, No. 28, pp. A295-334
Abstract/Citation: Empowers the National Electoral Commission to make guidelines governing political parties and to dissolve or proscribe any political association. Prohibits political parties from maintaining associated quasi-political organizations and to receive or maintain funds outside of Nigeria. Schedule I sets forth fundamental objectives and directive principles of state policy, which include fundamental freedoms, prevention of discrimination, and just and humane working conditions.

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