The 46 Bills Passed By Senate In 10 Minutes

The 46 Bills Passed By Senate In 10 Minutes [LOOK]

By News Desk | The Trent on June 5, 2015
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File Photo: Nigerian Senate Floor

The outgoing 7th Senate on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 broke a national record after they passed 46 bills into law within a space of 10 minutes.

The bills, which was introduced by the chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang and all 46 of them had already passed by the lower House of Representatives.

Enang said: “The bills by this resolution are hereby read and deemed read a third time and passed, to be transmitted to the President for assent in accordance with the Acts (Authentication) Act, and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999.

“That the votes and proceedings containing all bills be produced for adoption, as passed by the House.”

The bills passed are:

1. Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Establishment etc) Act (Amendment), 2015;

2. Office of the Nigerian Financial Ombudsman Bill;

3. Institute of Chartered Trustees of Nigeria Bill;

4. National Convicts and Criminal Records (Registry) Bill, 2015;

5. Community Service Bill;

6. People’s Bank of Nigeria Act (Repeal) Bill

7. Nigerian Bank for Commerce and Industry Act (Repeal).

8. National Commission for Rehabilitation Act (Repeal) Bill;

9. Maintenance Orders Act (Repeal) Bill, 2015;

10. Federal Saving Bank Act (Repeal) Bill 2015;

11. Loan (State Development) Act (Repeal), 2015;

12. Nigerians in Diaspora (Establishment) Commission, 2015;

13. Electronic Transactions Bill, 2015;

14. Chartered Institute of Statiscians of Nigeria, 2015

15. Nigerian Metallurgical Industry Bill, 2014,

16. Federal Audit Commission Bill, 2015,

17. National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation Act (Amendment,) Bill,

18. Nigerian International Financial Centre (Establishment, etc) Bill,

19. Investment and Securities (Amendment) Bill

20. Nigerian Communications Satellite, Bill,

21. Federal Capital Territory Education Resources Centre (Establishment) Bill;

22. Labour Institutions (Establishment);

23. Witness Protection Programme Bill;

24. Institute of Mediators and Conciliators Bill;

25. Legal Education Act (Establishment) Bill;

26. National Health Insurance Commission Bill;

27. National Economic Intelligence Committee (Establishment) Act (Repeal) Bill.

28.Federal College Dental Technology and Therapy Bill,

29. Federal Capital Territory College of Nursing and Midwifery Bill,

30. Oaths Act (Amendment) Bill,

31. Federal Capital Territory Hospital Management Board (Establishment) Bill,

32. Passport (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Bill,

33. Chartered Institute of Management Accounts of Nigeria

34. Federal Capital Territory Water Board (Establishment) Bill,

35. Institute of Local Government and Public Administration Bill,

36. Whistle-blower Protection Bill,

37. Family Economic Advancement Programme (Establishment, etc) 2015,

38. Family Support Trust Fund Act (Repeal) Bill,

39. Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (Guarantee) Act (Repeal) Bill,

40. Treasury Management Bill 2015;

41. Legislative Powers and Privileges Act (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill,

42. Anti-Torture Bill, 2015;

43. Lobbyist (Registration and Regulation) Bill,

44. National Hospital for Women and Children, Abuja (Establishment, etc) Act (Amendment) Bill,

45. Nigerian Prisons Act CAP, P29 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill 2015 and

46. Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2015.

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