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CHAPTER N1

NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL ACT

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.

[1993 No. 15.]

[1st October, 1992]

[Commencement]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I
Establishment of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control and its Governing Council

SECTION

1. Establishment of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.

2. Establishment of the Governing Council.

3. Tenure of office.

4. Removal from office of members of the Council.

PART II
Functions and powers

5. Functions of the Agency.

6. Functions of the Council.

7. Powers of the Council.

PART III
Structure of the Agency

8. Structure of the Agency.

PART IV
Staff of the Agency

9. Appointment of Director-General and other staff of the Agency.

10. Pension.

11. Removal and discipline of senior staff.

12. Discipline of junior staff.

PART V
Financial Provisions

13. Fund of the Agency.

14. Expenditure of the Agency.

15. Exemption from income tax.

16. Capital production income.

17. Disposal of surplus funds.

18. Annual estimates.

19. Accounts and audit.

20. Annual report.

PART VI
Miscellaneous

21. Offices and premises.

22. Power to borrow.

23. Power to accept gifts.

24. Power to enter the premises, etc.

25. Offences.

26. Conduct of proceedings.

27. Legal proceedings.

28. Power of Minister to give directives.

29. Dissolution of Food and Drug Administration and Control Department.

30. Power to make regulations.

31. Interpretation.

32. Short title.

SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE

Supplementary provisions relating to the Council and the Agency

SECOND SCHEDULE

Transitional provisions relating to the employees, assets and liabilities of the Food and Drugs Administration and Control Department of the Federal Ministry of Health

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CHAPTER N1

NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL ACT

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

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List of Subsidiary Legislation

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1. National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Tariff Charges

Regulations.

2. Drug Products Advertisement Regulations.

3. Pre-Packaged Food (Labelling) Regulations.

4. Bottled Water (Advertisement) Regulations.

5. Cosmetic Product (Prohibition of Bleaching Agents, etc.) Regulations.

6. Food Products Registration Regulations.

7. Bottled Water (Labelling) Regulations.

8. Pesticide Registration Regulations.

9. Non-nutritive Sweeteners in Food Products Regulations.

10. Non-nutritive Sweeteners in Drug Products (Prohibition) Regulations.

11. Food Products (Advertisement) Regulations.

12. Food Grade (Table or Cooking) Salt Regulations.

13. Cosmetics and Medical Devices (Advertisement) Regulations.

14. Bottled Water Registration Regulations.

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