Section 104-106 Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 NG

Section 104-106 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Section 104, 105, and 106 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 is under PART 10 (POWERS OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL) of the Act.

Section 104 Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Information by the Attorney-General

(1) The Attorney-General of the Federation may prefer information in any court in respect of an offence created by an Act of the National Assembly.
(2) The Attorney-General of the Federation may authorize any other person to exercise any or all the powers conferred on him under this section.

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Section 105 Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Issuance of legal advice and other directives to police

(1) The Attorney-General of the Federation may issue legal advice or such other directive to the Police or any other law enforcement agency in respect of an offence created by an Act of the National Assembly.

(2) Where any proceeding is pending in respect of the offence for which legal advice or other direction referred to in subsection (1) of this section is given, a copy of the legal advice or direction shall be forwarded by the Attorney General of the Federation or Director of Public Prosecutions to the court before whom the proceeding is pending.

(3) The Attorney-General of the Federation may request from the Police or any other agency for the case file in any matter in respect of an offence created by an Act of the National Assembly and the Police or other agency shall immediately send the case file as requested.

Section 106 Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Prosecution of offences

Subject to the provisions of the Constitution, relating to the powers of prosecution by the Attorney-General of the Federation, prosecution of all offences in any court shall be undertaken by:
(a) the Attorney-General of the Federation or a Law Officer in his Ministry or Department;

(b) a legal practitioner authorised by the Attorney- General of the Federation;

(c) a legal practitioner authorized to prosecute by this Act or any other Act of the National Assembly.

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