Nigerian parliament proposes amendments to restructure judicial council
By 30 June 2017
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In the ongoing constitution amendment by the federal legislature, the 1999 constitution has been altered to reflect that the president of the Court of Appeal will now be the deputy to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The amendment also brings the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) under the direct supervision of the NJC, as against the the current practice in which the CCT is under the executive arm of government, through the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC).
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