March 27, 2017

Laws and Treaties

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

Gaming Machines (Prohibition) Act


An Act to ban the importation, ownership and operation of any gaming machines and other related matters.

Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2009


These Rules may be cited as the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2009.

Advertising Practitioners (Disciplinary Committee) Rules 1998


These rules may be cited as the Advertising Practitioners (Disciplinary Committee) Rules 1998 and are the subsidiary legislation to the Advertising Practitioner’s (Registration, etc.) Act.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Drugs and Related Products Manufactured in Nigeria


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pharmaceutical, herbal and cosmetics industries in Nigeria.

Copyright Act, Cap C28 LFN 2004


An Act to make provisions for the definition, protection, transfer, infringement of and remedy and penalty thereof of the copyright in literary works, musical works, artistic works, cinematograph films, sound recordings, broadcast, and other ancillary matters.

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Act, Cap N1 LFN 2004


An Act to establish the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control with the functions, among others, to regulate and control the importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, bottled water and chemicals. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Importation of Chemicals in Nigeria NAFDAC/NCS/002/00


These guidelines are intended for person(s), companies and other stakeholders involved in any act of importation of chemicals into Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Locally Manufactured Animal Feed, Pet Food and Premixes in Nigeria NAFDAC/VMAP/004/13


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and companies that want to engage in local manufacture of Animal feeds, Premixes and Pet food. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Drug(s) (Human and Veterinary) and Related Product(s) in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/001/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of registered pharmaceutical and related product(s) into Nigeria. All importation of Drugs and related products must be by pharmaceutical companies that registered the products. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Regulated Food Products at Ports of Entry in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/002/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of foods and related products into Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration Act) Cap F33 LFN 2004


An Act to regulate the manufacture, importation, exportation, advertisement, sale or distribution of processed food, drugs and related products and registration thereof (formerly decree 19 of 1993). FULL TEXT

Food Grade (Table or Cooking) Salt Regulations 2005


Any salt used as an ingredient of food for direct use by consumers, food manufacture or as a carrier of food additive shall, meet the standard requirement for food grade salt as set out in these regulations. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Establishment of Packaged Water Plant in Nigeria NAFDAC/EID/003/00


Guidelines for Establishment of Packaged Water Plant in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Additional Source and/or Change of Source of Registered Imported Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/016/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, industries in Nigeria that have registered NAFDAC regulated products. Additional source refers to another manufacturing facility used for the manufacture of an already registered product (within or outside the original country of manufacture) without any change in the product formulation. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Establishment of Food Manufacturing Plants in Nigeria NAFDAC/EID/002/00


These guidelines prescribe the minimum good manufacturing practice requirements for the facilities, controls to be used in the manufacture, processing and packing of products to ensure that they meet quality standards. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Animal Feed, Pet Food and Premixes in Nigeria NAFDAC/VMAP/003/13


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular companies engaged in the importation of Animal feeds, Premixes and Pet food.FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Warehouse Insepction


These Guidelines are for the interest of the General public and companies engaged in importation of animal feeds, feed additives, feed concentrates, feed supplements, premixes and fish meal. FULL TEXT

Herbal Medicines and Related Products (Labelling) Regulations 2005


These Regulations shall apply to all labelling of herbal medicines and related products used as diagnostic, therapeutic or prophylactic agents. FULL TEXT

Herbal Medicines and Related Products (Registration) Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as Herbal Medicines and Related Products (Registration) Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Raw Materials and Raw Materials for other Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/003/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of all types of chemicals and raw materials used in the manufacture of regulated products in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Non-Nutritive Sweeteners in Drug Products (Prohibition) Regulations


Prohibition of use of non-nutritive sweeteners in drugs products. These Regulations may be cited as Non-nutritive Sweetener in Drug Products (Prohibition) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations


Dated October 26, 1961, this International convention protects performers, producers of phonograms and broadcasting organizations. FULL TEXT

Nigerian Communications Commission Guidelines on Advertisements and Promotions


This Guidelines are developed to set minimum requirements and standards for advertisements and promotions by licensed telecommunications operators in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Non-Nutritive Sweeteners in Food Products Regulations 2005


Prohibition of use of non-nutritive sweeteners in food products. These Regulations may be cited as Non-Nutritive Sweeteners in Food Products Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Processed Food Registration Regulations 2005


Every processed food manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Medical Devices in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/007/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular medical devices stakeholder in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Renewal of Imported Registered Regulated Products NAFDAC/RR/010/00


These guidelines are for the industries who have registered their products with NAFDAC and to renew the expired product registration certificates. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Food and Water Manufactured in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/005/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular food manufacturing industries in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration/Listing of Herbal Medicines and Related Products NAFDAC/RR/006/00


These guidelines do not apply to Extemporaneous preparations i.e. preparations that are made by the practitioner and given to the patient on a one-to-one basis within the locality of its preparation. The guidelines are for manufactured products that are intended for distribution outside the locality of production, i.e. to very wide areas through other outlets and for storage for a considerable long period of time.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Food Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/004/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular food industries in Nigeria. No food product shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 (formerly decree 19 of 1993) and the accompanying guidelines.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Global Listing of Supermarket Items (Food and Cosmetics) NAFDAC/RR/017/00


These guidelines are for operators who must have an established supermarket. Items to be listed shall include food and cosmetics regulated by the Agency sold in supermarkets/stores and such other specialties as required by Hotels and International Organizations e.g. Embassies

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Drug Products in Nigeria, NAFDAC/RR/002/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. No drug shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water Registration Regulations


Every bottled water manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations. FULL TEXT

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999


The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria entered into force on May 29, 1999 FULL TEXT

Consumer Protection Council Act


An Act to provide for the establishment of the Consumer Protection Council and for matters connected therewith. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Collecting Societies) Regulations 1993


These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright (Collecting Societies) Regulations 1993. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Collective Management Organisations) Regulations 2007


These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright (Collective Management Organisations) Regulations 2007. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Levy on Materials) Order 2012


This Order may be cited as the Copyright (Levy on Materials) Order 2012 and it provides for the levy of materials used or capable of being used to infringe copyright in a work in line with the provisions of Section 40 of the Copyright Act, Cap C28 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Video Rental) Regulations 1999


Published as Government Notice No. 144 in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette No. 63, vol. 86 of 10th September, 1999. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Optical Discs Plants) Regulations, 2006


This Regulation provides for the Licensing and control of production, importation and exportation of optical discs, production parts, raw materials, or manufacturing equipment as well as control of Commercial optical discs duplication. FULL TEXT

Cosmetic Product (Prohibition of Bleaching Agents, etc) Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as the Cosmetic Products (Prohibition of Bleaching Agents, etc.) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Cosmetics and Medical Devices (Advertisement) Regulations


These Regulations apply to all advertisements and promotion of cosmetics and medical devices (in these Regulations referred to individually as “the product”) (whether single entity or compound) imported into Nigeria or manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act Cap 34 LFN 2004


An Act to provide for the prohibition of sale and distribution of counterfeit, adulterated, banned or fake, substandard or expired drug or unwholesome processed food; and of sale, etc., of drugs or poisons in certain premises or places. FULL TEXT

Food Fortification Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as Food Fortification Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Food Products (Advertisement) Regulations


The provisions of these Regulations shall apply to all advertisements of food products (both single entity or compound) imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Brand Name of Registered Regulated Products NAFDAC/RR/011/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular companies that have registered regulated products with the agency. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Manufacturer's Representative for Registered Imported Regulated Products NAFDAC/RR/012/00


These guidelines are intended for manufacturers with representative companies in Nigeria with whom their products have been registered but may decide to change such representative. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Plant Address for Manufacturers of Imported Regulated Products


These guidelines are for the interest of manufacturers with registered products that relocated their plants to new sites for which a new address have been given. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Product Package Label Design of all Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/013/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular companies in Nigeria that registered regulated products with the Agency. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Collection of Product Registration Certificates NAFDAC/RR/020/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular industries that have registered regulated products in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Donation of Vaccines in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/021/00


These guidelines are for the donation of vaccines in Nigeria. All donations should be based on an expressed need and be relevant to the disease pattern in the recipient country. Vaccines should not be sent without the prior consent of the recipient. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Exportation of Regulated Products (General)


Regulation and control of Export trade on regulated products has been in NAFDAC mandate from inception, however, over the years, the emphasis has always been an imported regulation. It therefore becomes necessary for NAFDAC to create a public awareness on these economic loses in food export and to enlighten the exporters on the requirements to meet sanitary and Phytosanitary standards of international markets so that exports from Nigeria to EU and America will be accepted. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Pesticide Registration in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/008/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pesticide industries in Nigeria. No pesticide chemical product shall be manufactured, imported, advertised, offered for sale or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with Pesticide Registration Regulations of 1996 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

Merchandise Marks Act


An Act to prohibit and criminalize the counterfeiting of registered trademarks by unauthorized persons and the importation and sale of counterfeit goods in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Advertisement of Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/019/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, industries in Nigeria that have registered regulated products. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Export of Food Commodities (Processed or Semi-Processed Foods)


The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control's (NAFDAC) guidelines for export of food commodities from Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Global Listing of Items for Fast Food Chains/Restaurants NAFDAC/RR/018/00


Items to be listed under Global Listing for Fast Food Chains/Restaurants shall include all foods regulated by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for use in Fast Food Chains/Restaurants. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Pack Size Extension of any Regulated Product NAFDAC/RR/014/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, companies in Nigeria that have registered regulated products with the agency. Pack Size Extension refers to introduction of new net contents of already registered products which could be in packages as originally registered or in new primary packages. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Packaging Bulk Semi-Finished Drug Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/009/00


These guidelines are for industries that may wish to import bulk semi – finished drug products and other regulated products i.e. nutraceuticals, food supplements in drums or sacks for the purpose of packaging them in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Cosmetics NAFDAC/RR/001/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, and in particular, cosmetics manufacturers and importers in Nigeria. No cosmetics products shall be manufactured,imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with provisions of the Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration Act) CAP F33 LFN 2004 (Formerly decree 19 of 1993). FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Issuance of Export Approval on Cigarettes and Finished Food Seasoning for Machine Trials Prior to Import of Machine


Guidelines for issuance of export approval on cigarettes and finished food seasoning for machine trials prior to import of machine FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Establishment of Pharmaceutical Plants in Nigeria


These guidelines are for the general public and in particular industries that want to engage in pharmaceutical manufacturing. The guidelines also prescribe the minimum good manufacturing practice requirements for the facilities, controls to be used in the manufacture, processing and packing of products for human or animal use, to ensure that such medicinal products meet the requirements for safety, identity, strength, quality and purity characteristics. FULL TEXT

National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion Act, CAP N62 LFN 2004 (NOTAP Act)


An Act to establish the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion to monitor, on a continuing basis, the transfer of foreign technology to Nigeria and to provide for other related matters. This Act may be cited as the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion Act. FULL TEXT

Tobacco Smoking (Control) Act


An Act to provide for the control of smoking in certain places and advertisement of tobacco in Nigeria.

Companies Income Tax Amendment Act, 2007


An Act to amend the Companies Income Tax Act, Cap. 60 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, and for related matters.

Patents and Designs Act CAP P2 LFN 2004


An Act to make comprehensive provisions for the registration and proprietorship of Patents and Designs in Nigeria and other matter ancillary thereto. FULL TEXT

Trademarks Act CAP T13 LFN 2004


An Act to repeal the Trade Marks Act and make new provisions with respect to trade marks in place thereof and for connected purposes. FULL TEXT

Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, TRIPS


Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. FULL TEXT

Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), Chapter 59 LFN 1990


An Act to establish the Corporate Affairs Commission, provide for the incorporation of companies and incidental matters, registration of business names and the incorporation of trustees of certain committees, bodies and associations. FULL TEXT

Current Good Manufacturing Practice for Medicinal Products Regulations 2009 (Draft Regulations)

These regulations prescribe the minimum current good manufacturing practice requirements for methods to be used in, and the facilities and controls to be used for, the manufacture, processing, packing, or holding of a medicinal product for human or animal use, to ensure that such medicinal product meets the requirements of safety, and has the identity and strength and meets the quality and purity characteristics that it purports or is represented to possess. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidance Document for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria


This Guidance document is meant to clearly outline the registration requirements and/or process to effect the registration of biosimilars in Nigeria. It also elaborates on the policy decisions, regulatory approach and position on interchangeability and substitutability with the reference product. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria


These Guidelines for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria are for the interest of the general public and pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Listing as a Pesticide, Agrochemical and Fertilizer Marketer


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, and in particular Pesticide, Agrochemical and Fertilizer marketer in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Nigerian Content Development in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)


These guidelines are cited as Guidelines on Nigerian Content in ICT and came into effect on December 3, 2013. FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Obtaining Permit to Import Feed Supplement, Feed Concentrates, Feed Additives, Premixes, Fish Meal, etc.


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and companies that want to engage in the importation of Feed Supplement, Feed Concentrates, Feed Additives, Premixes, Fish Meal. FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Permits/Authorization to Import and Clear Controlled Substances NAFDAC/NCS/004/00


These guidelines are for the interest of all stakeholders involved in Narcotics substances, Psychotropic substances, Precursor chemicals, controlled solvents and Drugs controlled under the Food and Drugs Act Cap F32 LFN 2004 and the Dangerous Drug Act Cap 91 LFN 1990 FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Provision of Internet Service


Published pursuant to the Nigerian Communication Act 2003, these guidelines apply to all licensees providing Internet access services or any other Internet protocol based telecommunications services. FULL TEXT

Milk and Dairy Products Regulations 2005


As from the commencement of these Regulations no milk or dairy products shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria, unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of these regulations. These Regulations may be cited as Milk and Dairy Product Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of bio-fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Labeling Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labeling of bio-fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-pesticide Labeling Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labeling of bio-pesticide in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Registration Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribe the minimum requirements for the importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Documents Required for Inspection of Cosmetic Industries

Documents Required by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for Inspection of Cosmetic Industries. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed, or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Labeling Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labelling of fertilizers. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Registration Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribed minimum requirements for importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Nigerian Communications Act 2003


The primary object of this Act is to create and provide a regulatory framework for the Nigerian communications industry and all matters related thereto. FULL TEXT

Nigerian National Policy for Information Technology (IT)


Information Technology (IT) is the bedrock for national survival and development in a rapidly changing global environment, and challenges us to devise bold and courageous initiatives to address a host of vital socio-economic issues such as reliable infrastructure, skilled human resources, open government and other essential issues of capacity building. In addition, an Information Technology policy built on reliable human resources and infrastructure constitutes the fundamental tool and means of assessing, planning, managing development change and for achieving sustainable growth. It is for this reason that every progressive country has a national IT policy and an implementation strategy to respond to the emerging global reality and thus avert becoming a victim of the digital divide. A developing nation like Nigeria, that aspires to participate effectively and become a key player in the emerging Information Age needs to have in place, a highly efficient Information Technology system driven by a vibrant national IT policy. FULL TEXT

NOTAP: Requirements for the Registration of Technology Transfer Agreements


All applications for Technology Transfer Agreements should be governed by these rules FULL TEXT

Pest Control of Produce (Special Powers) Act


An Act to provide for the inspection of produce for pests before export at all sea and airports in Nigeria and other matters ancillary thereto. FULL TEXT

Trademarks Regulations of 1967


These Regulations may be cited as the Trademarks Regulations. FULL TEXT

Drug Labelling Regulations 2005


These Regulations shall apply to all labelling of Drugs and Related Products and shall be cited as the Drug Labelling Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Pre-packaged Food (Labelling) Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as the Pre-packaged Food (Labelling) Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Soft Drinks Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as Soft Drinks Regulations, 2005. FULL TEXT

Wine Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as Wine Regulations, 2005. FULL TEXT

Spirit Drinks Regulations 2005


These Regulations shall be cited as Spirit Drinks Regulations 2005. No person shall manufacture, import, export, advertise, sell or distribute spirit drink specified in schedule I to these Regulations in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provision of these regulations. FULL TEXT

Code of Medical Ethics in Nigeria


This code seeks to enhance the image of the medical profession, increase the confidence of the public in the practitioners and offer protection to the conscientious practitioners.

Control of Advertisement (Federal Highways) Act


An Act to give the Minister charged with responsibility for highway matters power to make regulations by means of permits or otherwise and the imposition of prescribed charges for the display of advertisements on Federal highways.

Corporate Bodies (Members Emoluments) Act


An Act to make provisions for the remuneration of persons who are members of more than one statutory corporation, and for such purpose to effect amendments to various Acts establishing such corporations.

Criminal Code Act


An Act to establish a code of criminal law. The provisions of this Act take effect subject to the provisions of the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act.

Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act


An Act to provide stiffer penalties for damages to telephone communication works, electricity transmission lines and oil pipelines and to enable armed patrols arrest any person committing an offence under this Act.

Dangerous Drugs Act


An Act to regulate the importation, exportation, manufacture, sale and use of opium and other dangerous drugs.

Dental Technologists (Registration, etc.) Act


An Act to establish a Board in respect of dental technologists and also to make incidental provisions for the control of the practice of the profession of dental technology.

Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Act


An Act to provide for the conservation and management of Nigeria's wild life and the protection of some of her endangered species in danger of extinction as a result of over‐exploitation, as required under certain international treaties to which Nigeria is a signatory.

Excise (Control of Distillation) Act


An Act to make provision for the control and licencing for excise purposes of the distillation of spirits.

Export (Incentives and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act


An Act to provide incentives to manufacturing exporters of exportable products and for matters connected therewith.

Export of Nigerian Product Act


An Act to repeal the Nigerian Central Marketing Board Act and to make new provision for the export of Nigerian produce.

Export Produce (Federal Powers) Act


An Act to confer sundry powers in relation to certain produce intended for export.

Export (Prohibition) Act


An Act to provide for the exportation of certain foodstuff from Nigeria and the trial of offenders by the Federal High Court.

External Trade Letters of Credit (Control) Act


An Act to make better provision for the control of certain commercial documents.

Factories Act


An Act to provide for the registration, etc., of factories; to provide for factory workers and a wider spectrum of workers and other professionals exposed to occupational hazards, but for whom no adequate provisions had been formerly made; to make adequate provisions regarding the safety of workers to which the Act applies and to impose penalties for any breach of its provisions.

Family Economic Advancement Programme (Establishment, etc.) Act


An Act to establish the Family Economic Advancement Programme as an empowerment programme designed specifically for local based producers of goods and services and potential entrepreneurs.

Family Support Trust Fund Act Laws


An Act to establish the Family Support Trust Fund for the improvement of Family Health Care Delivery, the promotion of Family Economic Advancement, and for matters connected therein.

Federal Highways Act


An Act to vest the powers of management, direction and control of Federal highways throughout Nigeria in the Minister of Works and Housing, in respect of planning (including research and designing of Federal highways), the construction and maintenance, the supervision of users of such highways and the regulation of traffic thereon.

Federal Inland Revenue Service (Establishment) Act


An Act to provide for the establishment of the Federal Inland Revenue Service charged with powers of assessment, collection of, and accounting for revenues accruable to the Government of the Federation; and for related matters.

Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria


An Act to establish the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria which in addition to providing effective radio broadcasting services on a national scale, will also be responsible for providing external broadcasting services.

Fertilizer (Control) Act


An Act to provide for the control of the sale and distribution of fertilizer and for matters connected therewith.

Finance (Control and Management) Act


An Act to provide for the control and management of the public finances of the Federation and for matters connected therewith.

Flags and Coat of Arms Act


An Act to regulate the display and use of the National Flag, certain other flags and the National Coat of Arms.

Food Additives Regulations 2004


These Regulations may be cited as Food Additives Regulations 2005.

Food and Drugs Act


An Act to make provision for the regulation of the manufacture, sale and advertisement of food, drugs, cosmetics and devices and repeal the existing State laws on those matters.

Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act


An Act to establish an Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market and to provide for the monitoring and supervision of the transactions conducted in the market and for matters connected therewith.

Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act


An Act to make provision for the enforcement in Nigeria of judgments given in foreign countries which accord reciprocal treatment to judgments given in Nigeria, for facilitating the enforcement in foreign countries of judgments given in Nigeria, and for other purposes in connection with the matters aforesaid.

Fruit Juice and Nectar Regulations


The provisions of these Regulations shall be applicable to fruit juice and nectar products and the Regulations may be cited as Fruit Juice and Nectar Regulations, 2005.

Geneva Conventions Act


An Act to enable effect to be given in the Federal Republic of Nigeria to certain international conventions done at Geneva on the twelfth day of August, nineteen hundred and forty nine and for purposes connected therewith.

Advertising Practitioner's (Registration, Etc.) Act


An Act to establish a council for advertising practitioners and to make provisions for the control of the practice of the profession of advertising. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations


These Regulations may be cited as the Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water (Labelling) Regulations


These Regulations may be cited as the Bottled Water (Labelling) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Security Devices) Regulations 1999


Published as Government Notice No. 145 in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette No. 63, vol. 86 of 10th September, 1999. FULL TEXT

Criminal Code Act (Chapter C38) LFN 2004


An Act to establish a code of criminal law. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Act. FULL TEXT

Drug Products Advertisement Regulations


These Regulations apply to all advertisements or promotion of drug products (both single entity and compound) imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Evidence Act 2011


An Act to repeal the Evidence Act CAP. E14, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, and enact a new Evidence Act which shall apply to all judicial proceedings in or before courts in Nigeria; and other related matters. FULL TEXT

Food Additives Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as Food Additives Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Food Fortification with Vitamin A Regulations 2005


No person shall manufacture, import, export, advertise, sell distribute any food specified in the Second Schedule to these regulations, unless it is fortified with vitamin A as prescribed by the agency. These Regulations may be cited as Food Fortification with Vitamin A Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)


The Patent Cooperation Treaty is administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization and it provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications in each of its contracting states. FULL TEXT

Pesticide Registration Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as the Pesticide Registration Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Pesticide Registration Regulations 1996 (Repealed)


These Regulations have been repealed by the Pesticides Registration Regulations 2005 and may be cited as the Pesticide Registration Regulations 1996. FULL TEXT

Draft Nigeria Broadcasting Code (5th Edition, 2010)


The Code represents the minimum standard for broadcasting in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

Advertising Practitioners (Disciplinary Committee) Rules 1998


These rules may be cited as the Advertising Practitioners (Disciplinary Committee) Rules 1998 and are the subsidiary legislation to the Advertising Practitioner’s (Registration, etc.) Act.

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Act, Cap N1 LFN 2004


An Act to establish the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control with the functions, among others, to regulate and control the importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, bottled water and chemicals. FULL TEXT

Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration Act) Cap F33 LFN 2004


An Act to regulate the manufacture, importation, exportation, advertisement, sale or distribution of processed food, drugs and related products and registration thereof (formerly decree 19 of 1993). FULL TEXT

Nigerian Communications Commission Guidelines on Advertisements and Promotions


This Guidelines are developed to set minimum requirements and standards for advertisements and promotions by licensed telecommunications operators in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Processed Food Registration Regulations 2005


Every processed food manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Food Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/004/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular food industries in Nigeria. No food product shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 (formerly decree 19 of 1993) and the accompanying guidelines.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Drug Products in Nigeria, NAFDAC/RR/002/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. No drug shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water Registration Regulations


Every bottled water manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations. FULL TEXT

Cosmetics and Medical Devices (Advertisement) Regulations


These Regulations apply to all advertisements and promotion of cosmetics and medical devices (in these Regulations referred to individually as “the product”) (whether single entity or compound) imported into Nigeria or manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Food Products (Advertisement) Regulations


The provisions of these Regulations shall apply to all advertisements of food products (both single entity or compound) imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Pesticide Registration in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/008/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pesticide industries in Nigeria. No pesticide chemical product shall be manufactured, imported, advertised, offered for sale or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with Pesticide Registration Regulations of 1996 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Advertisement of Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/019/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, industries in Nigeria that have registered regulated products. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Cosmetics NAFDAC/RR/001/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, and in particular, cosmetics manufacturers and importers in Nigeria. No cosmetics products shall be manufactured,imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with provisions of the Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration Act) CAP F33 LFN 2004 (Formerly decree 19 of 1993). FULL TEXT

Tobacco Smoking (Control) Act


An Act to provide for the control of smoking in certain places and advertisement of tobacco in Nigeria.

Milk and Dairy Products Regulations 2005


As from the commencement of these Regulations no milk or dairy products shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria, unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of these regulations. These Regulations may be cited as Milk and Dairy Product Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of bio-fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Registration Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribe the minimum requirements for the importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed, or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Registration Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribed minimum requirements for importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Spirit Drinks Regulations 2005


These Regulations shall be cited as Spirit Drinks Regulations 2005. No person shall manufacture, import, export, advertise, sell or distribute spirit drink specified in schedule I to these Regulations in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provision of these regulations. FULL TEXT

Control of Advertisement (Federal Highways) Act


An Act to give the Minister charged with responsibility for highway matters power to make regulations by means of permits or otherwise and the imposition of prescribed charges for the display of advertisements on Federal highways.

Food and Drugs Act


An Act to make provision for the regulation of the manufacture, sale and advertisement of food, drugs, cosmetics and devices and repeal the existing State laws on those matters.

Advertising Practitioner's (Registration, Etc.) Act


An Act to establish a council for advertising practitioners and to make provisions for the control of the practice of the profession of advertising. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations


These Regulations may be cited as the Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Drug Products Advertisement Regulations


These Regulations apply to all advertisements or promotion of drug products (both single entity and compound) imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Food Fortification with Vitamin A Regulations 2005


No person shall manufacture, import, export, advertise, sell distribute any food specified in the Second Schedule to these regulations, unless it is fortified with vitamin A as prescribed by the agency. These Regulations may be cited as Food Fortification with Vitamin A Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

Copyright Act, Cap C28 LFN 2004


An Act to make provisions for the definition, protection, transfer, infringement of and remedy and penalty thereof of the copyright in literary works, musical works, artistic works, cinematograph films, sound recordings, broadcast, and other ancillary matters.

Copyright (Collecting Societies) Regulations 1993


These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright (Collecting Societies) Regulations 1993. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Collective Management Organisations) Regulations 2007


These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright (Collective Management Organisations) Regulations 2007. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Levy on Materials) Order 2012


This Order may be cited as the Copyright (Levy on Materials) Order 2012 and it provides for the levy of materials used or capable of being used to infringe copyright in a work in line with the provisions of Section 40 of the Copyright Act, Cap C28 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Video Rental) Regulations 1999


Published as Government Notice No. 144 in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette No. 63, vol. 86 of 10th September, 1999. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Optical Discs Plants) Regulations, 2006


This Regulation provides for the Licensing and control of production, importation and exportation of optical discs, production parts, raw materials, or manufacturing equipment as well as control of Commercial optical discs duplication. FULL TEXT

Copyright (Security Devices) Regulations 1999


Published as Government Notice No. 145 in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette No. 63, vol. 86 of 10th September, 1999. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

Guidelines for Listing as a Pesticide, Agrochemical and Fertilizer Marketer


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, and in particular Pesticide, Agrochemical and Fertilizer marketer in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of bio-fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Labeling Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labeling of bio-fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed, or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Labeling Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labelling of fertilizers. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Registration Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribed minimum requirements for importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Fertilizer (Control) Act


An Act to provide for the control of the sale and distribution of fertilizer and for matters connected therewith.

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Drugs and Related Products Manufactured in Nigeria


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pharmaceutical, herbal and cosmetics industries in Nigeria.

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Act, Cap N1 LFN 2004


An Act to establish the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control with the functions, among others, to regulate and control the importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, bottled water and chemicals. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Importation of Chemicals in Nigeria NAFDAC/NCS/002/00


These guidelines are intended for person(s), companies and other stakeholders involved in any act of importation of chemicals into Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Locally Manufactured Animal Feed, Pet Food and Premixes in Nigeria NAFDAC/VMAP/004/13


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and companies that want to engage in local manufacture of Animal feeds, Premixes and Pet food. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Drug(s) (Human and Veterinary) and Related Product(s) in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/001/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of registered pharmaceutical and related product(s) into Nigeria. All importation of Drugs and related products must be by pharmaceutical companies that registered the products. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Regulated Food Products at Ports of Entry in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/002/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of foods and related products into Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Establishment of Packaged Water Plant in Nigeria NAFDAC/EID/003/00


Guidelines for Establishment of Packaged Water Plant in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Additional Source and/or Change of Source of Registered Imported Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/016/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, industries in Nigeria that have registered NAFDAC regulated products. Additional source refers to another manufacturing facility used for the manufacture of an already registered product (within or outside the original country of manufacture) without any change in the product formulation. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Establishment of Food Manufacturing Plants in Nigeria NAFDAC/EID/002/00


These guidelines prescribe the minimum good manufacturing practice requirements for the facilities, controls to be used in the manufacture, processing and packing of products to ensure that they meet quality standards. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Animal Feed, Pet Food and Premixes in Nigeria NAFDAC/VMAP/003/13


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular companies engaged in the importation of Animal feeds, Premixes and Pet food.FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Raw Materials and Raw Materials for other Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/003/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of all types of chemicals and raw materials used in the manufacture of regulated products in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Non-Nutritive Sweeteners in Food Products Regulations 2005


Prohibition of use of non-nutritive sweeteners in food products. These Regulations may be cited as Non-Nutritive Sweeteners in Food Products Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Medical Devices in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/007/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular medical devices stakeholder in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Renewal of Imported Registered Regulated Products NAFDAC/RR/010/00


These guidelines are for the industries who have registered their products with NAFDAC and to renew the expired product registration certificates. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Food and Water Manufactured in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/005/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular food manufacturing industries in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration/Listing of Herbal Medicines and Related Products NAFDAC/RR/006/00


These guidelines do not apply to Extemporaneous preparations i.e. preparations that are made by the practitioner and given to the patient on a one-to-one basis within the locality of its preparation. The guidelines are for manufactured products that are intended for distribution outside the locality of production, i.e. to very wide areas through other outlets and for storage for a considerable long period of time.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Food Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/004/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular food industries in Nigeria. No food product shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 (formerly decree 19 of 1993) and the accompanying guidelines.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Global Listing of Supermarket Items (Food and Cosmetics) NAFDAC/RR/017/00


These guidelines are for operators who must have an established supermarket. Items to be listed shall include food and cosmetics regulated by the Agency sold in supermarkets/stores and such other specialties as required by Hotels and International Organizations e.g. Embassies

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Drug Products in Nigeria, NAFDAC/RR/002/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. No drug shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Brand Name of Registered Regulated Products NAFDAC/RR/011/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular companies that have registered regulated products with the agency. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Manufacturer's Representative for Registered Imported Regulated Products NAFDAC/RR/012/00


These guidelines are intended for manufacturers with representative companies in Nigeria with whom their products have been registered but may decide to change such representative. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Plant Address for Manufacturers of Imported Regulated Products


These guidelines are for the interest of manufacturers with registered products that relocated their plants to new sites for which a new address have been given. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Change of Product Package Label Design of all Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/013/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular companies in Nigeria that registered regulated products with the Agency. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Collection of Product Registration Certificates NAFDAC/RR/020/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular industries that have registered regulated products in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Donation of Vaccines in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/021/00


These guidelines are for the donation of vaccines in Nigeria. All donations should be based on an expressed need and be relevant to the disease pattern in the recipient country. Vaccines should not be sent without the prior consent of the recipient. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Exportation of Regulated Products (General)


Regulation and control of Export trade on regulated products has been in NAFDAC mandate from inception, however, over the years, the emphasis has always been an imported regulation. It therefore becomes necessary for NAFDAC to create a public awareness on these economic loses in food export and to enlighten the exporters on the requirements to meet sanitary and Phytosanitary standards of international markets so that exports from Nigeria to EU and America will be accepted. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Pesticide Registration in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/008/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pesticide industries in Nigeria. No pesticide chemical product shall be manufactured, imported, advertised, offered for sale or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with Pesticide Registration Regulations of 1996 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Advertisement of Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/019/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, industries in Nigeria that have registered regulated products. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Export of Food Commodities (Processed or Semi-Processed Foods)


The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control's (NAFDAC) guidelines for export of food commodities from Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Global Listing of Items for Fast Food Chains/Restaurants NAFDAC/RR/018/00


Items to be listed under Global Listing for Fast Food Chains/Restaurants shall include all foods regulated by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for use in Fast Food Chains/Restaurants. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Pack Size Extension of any Regulated Product NAFDAC/RR/014/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, companies in Nigeria that have registered regulated products with the agency. Pack Size Extension refers to introduction of new net contents of already registered products which could be in packages as originally registered or in new primary packages. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Packaging Bulk Semi-Finished Drug Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/009/00


These guidelines are for industries that may wish to import bulk semi – finished drug products and other regulated products i.e. nutraceuticals, food supplements in drums or sacks for the purpose of packaging them in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Cosmetics NAFDAC/RR/001/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, and in particular, cosmetics manufacturers and importers in Nigeria. No cosmetics products shall be manufactured,imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with provisions of the Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration Act) CAP F33 LFN 2004 (Formerly decree 19 of 1993). FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Issuance of Export Approval on Cigarettes and Finished Food Seasoning for Machine Trials Prior to Import of Machine


Guidelines for issuance of export approval on cigarettes and finished food seasoning for machine trials prior to import of machine FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Establishment of Pharmaceutical Plants in Nigeria


These guidelines are for the general public and in particular industries that want to engage in pharmaceutical manufacturing. The guidelines also prescribe the minimum good manufacturing practice requirements for the facilities, controls to be used in the manufacture, processing and packing of products for human or animal use, to ensure that such medicinal products meet the requirements for safety, identity, strength, quality and purity characteristics. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidance Document for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria


This Guidance document is meant to clearly outline the registration requirements and/or process to effect the registration of biosimilars in Nigeria. It also elaborates on the policy decisions, regulatory approach and position on interchangeability and substitutability with the reference product. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria


These Guidelines for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria are for the interest of the general public and pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Permits/Authorization to Import and Clear Controlled Substances NAFDAC/NCS/004/00


These guidelines are for the interest of all stakeholders involved in Narcotics substances, Psychotropic substances, Precursor chemicals, controlled solvents and Drugs controlled under the Food and Drugs Act Cap F32 LFN 2004 and the Dangerous Drug Act Cap 91 LFN 1990 FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of bio-fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-fertilizer Labeling Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labeling of bio-fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-pesticide Labeling Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labeling of bio-pesticide in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Registration Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribe the minimum requirements for the importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Documents Required for Inspection of Cosmetic Industries

Documents Required by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for Inspection of Cosmetic Industries. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement or promotion of fertilizers imported into Nigeria or locally manufactured, distributed, or sold in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Labeling Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labelling of fertilizers. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Fertilizer Registration Regulation 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribed minimum requirements for importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of fertilizers in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Act, Cap N1 LFN 2004


An Act to establish the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control with the functions, among others, to regulate and control the importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, bottled water and chemicals. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Establishment of Packaged Water Plant in Nigeria NAFDAC/EID/003/00


Guidelines for Establishment of Packaged Water Plant in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Food and Water Manufactured in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/005/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular food manufacturing industries in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water Registration Regulations


Every bottled water manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations. FULL TEXT

Pre-packaged Food (Labelling) Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as the Pre-packaged Food (Labelling) Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations


These Regulations may be cited as the Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Bottled Water (Labelling) Regulations


These Regulations may be cited as the Bottled Water (Labelling) Regulations. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

Patents and Designs Act CAP P2 LFN 2004


An Act to make comprehensive provisions for the registration and proprietorship of Patents and Designs in Nigeria and other matter ancillary thereto. FULL TEXT

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)


The Patent Cooperation Treaty is administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization and it provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications in each of its contracting states. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Pesticide Registration in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/008/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pesticide industries in Nigeria. No pesticide chemical product shall be manufactured, imported, advertised, offered for sale or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with Pesticide Registration Regulations of 1996 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

Guidelines for Listing as a Pesticide, Agrochemical and Fertilizer Marketer


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, and in particular Pesticide, Agrochemical and Fertilizer marketer in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Advertisement Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations apply to all advertisement of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-pesticide Labeling Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations shall apply to the labeling of bio-pesticide in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Bio-Pesticide Registration Regulations 2014 (Draft Regulations)


These Regulations prescribe the minimum requirements for the importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of bio-pesticides in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Pest Control of Produce (Special Powers) Act


An Act to provide for the inspection of produce for pests before export at all sea and airports in Nigeria and other matters ancillary thereto. FULL TEXT

Pesticide Registration Regulations 2005


These Regulations may be cited as the Pesticide Registration Regulations 2005. FULL TEXT

Pesticide Registration Regulations 1996 (Repealed)


These Regulations have been repealed by the Pesticides Registration Regulations 2005 and may be cited as the Pesticide Registration Regulations 1996. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Drugs and Related Products Manufactured in Nigeria


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular pharmaceutical, herbal and cosmetics industries in Nigeria.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Drug(s) (Human and Veterinary) and Related Product(s) in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/001/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of registered pharmaceutical and related product(s) into Nigeria. All importation of Drugs and related products must be by pharmaceutical companies that registered the products. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Clearance of Imported Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Raw Materials and Raw Materials for other Regulated Products in Nigeria NAFDAC/PID/003/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular importers of all types of chemicals and raw materials used in the manufacture of regulated products in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for Registration of Imported Drug Products in Nigeria, NAFDAC/RR/002/00


These guidelines are for the interest of the general public and in particular, pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. No drug shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of ACT CAP F33 LFN 2004 and these guidelines. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Establishment of Pharmaceutical Plants in Nigeria


These guidelines are for the general public and in particular industries that want to engage in pharmaceutical manufacturing. The guidelines also prescribe the minimum good manufacturing practice requirements for the facilities, controls to be used in the manufacture, processing and packing of products for human or animal use, to ensure that such medicinal products meet the requirements for safety, identity, strength, quality and purity characteristics. FULL TEXT

NAFDAC Guidelines for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria


These Guidelines for the Registration of Biosimilars in Nigeria are for the interest of the general public and pharmaceutical industries in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Hire Purchase Act


An Act to make provision with respect to hire-purchase and credit-sale transactions and advertisements relating thereto; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

NAFDAC Guidelines for Exportation of Regulated Products (General)


Regulation and control of Export trade on regulated products has been in NAFDAC mandate from inception, however, over the years, the emphasis has always been an imported regulation. It therefore becomes necessary for NAFDAC to create a public awareness on these economic loses in food export and to enlighten the exporters on the requirements to meet sanitary and Phytosanitary standards of international markets so that exports from Nigeria to EU and America will be accepted. FULL TEXT

Merchandise Marks Act


An Act to prohibit and criminalize the counterfeiting of registered trademarks by unauthorized persons and the importation and sale of counterfeit goods in Nigeria. FULL TEXT

Trademarks Act CAP T13 LFN 2004


An Act to repeal the Trade Marks Act and make new provisions with respect to trade marks in place thereof and for connected purposes. FULL TEXT

Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, TRIPS


Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. FULL TEXT

Trademarks Regulations of 1967


These Regulations may be cited as the Trademarks Regulations. FULL TEXT

Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Act


An Act to provide for the conservation and management of Nigeria's wild life and the protection of some of her endangered species in danger of extinction as a result of over‐exploitation, as required under certain international treaties to which Nigeria is a signatory.

External Trade Letters of Credit (Control) Act


An Act to make better provision for the control of certain commercial documents.
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