Section 149-151 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

Section 149-151 Nigerian Electoral Act 2022

Section 149, 150, 151 of the Nigerian Electoral Act 2022, among others, are under Part IX of the Act. Part IX is titled MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.

Section 149 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

Validation

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Act, any defect or error arising from any actions taken by an official of the Commission in relation to any notice, form or document made or given or other things done by the official in pursuance of the provisions of the Constitution or of this Act, or any rules made thereunder remain valid, unless otherwise challenged and declared invalid by a competent court of law or tribunal.

Section 150 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

Procedure for Local Government election in furtherance of paragraph 11 of Part II of the Second Schedule to the Constitution

See also  Section 114-121 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

(1) In furtherance of the provision of paragraph 11 of Part II of the Second Schedule to the Constitution, the procedure regulating elections conducted by the Commission to Area Councils in the Federal Capital Territory under this Act shall be the same and
apply with equal force as the procedure regulating elections conducted to Local Government Areas by any State Commission.

(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), a State Commission shall be deemed to have and exercise the powers of the Commission in respect of the procedure regulating
elections to Area Councils under this Act.

(3) Any election to a Local Government Area that is conducted by a State Commission in violation of subsection (1) shall be invalid.

(4) Any official of a State Commission who contravenes the provision of subsection (1) commits an offence and shall be subject to prosecution as if he were an official of
the Commission who committed the same offence under this Act.

Section 151 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

Repeal of the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010

The Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 is repealed.


See also:

Section 141-148 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

Section 152-153 Nigeria Electoral Act 2022

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