World Intellectual Property Organization

Nigeria

Criminal Code Act (Chapter 77)

Shortcuts

Nigeria

Year of current version:1990
Date of Text (Enacted):June 1, 1916
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs
Notes:For provisions concerning the protection of copyrights, see Chapter 48 on Offences in relation to Design Layout Copyright.
Available Texts: 
English

Criminal Code Act (Chapter 77) Criminal Code Act (Chapter 77), Complete document (pdf) [688 KB] Criminal Code Act (Chapter 77), Complete document (htm) [903 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NG025

Explore WIPO