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Arbitration and Conciliation Act (Chapter 19)

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Nigeria

Year of current version:1998
Date of Text (Enacted):March 14, 1998
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:An Act to provide a unified legal frame work for the fair and efficient settlement of commercial disputes by arbitration and conciliation; and to make applicable the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards (New York Convention) to any award made in Nigeria or in any contracting State arising out of international commercial arbitration.
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WIPO Lex No.:NG019

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