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 Nigerian legal system

By yetunde • 27 days ago • 37 views • 8 comments

Legal aid council

The legal aid council is an agency of the federal government of Nigeria.it was established by the legal aid council decree no.56of 1976.

The legal aid council is now regulated by the legal aid act , which is an act to provide for the establishment of the legal aid council which is responsible for the operation of a scheme for the grant of free legal aid in certain proceeding to persons with inadequate resources.

The legal aid is an Act with 20sections,some wish are broken to subsections.The Act also has two schedules.The first schedule deals with supplementary provisions relating to the council,whilst the second stipulates the proceedings in respect of which legal aid may be given to an applicant.