President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Civil Aviation Act, the Nigerian Metrological Agency, and six other bills recently passed by the National Assembly into law.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters (House of Representatives, Bashir Babale Illah, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Monday listed the other bills signed by the President as the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria establishment bill and the Nigeria Council for Management Development Act.
Others are the National Institute for Credit Administration establishment act, 2022, Chartered Institute of Social Work Practitioners act 2022, Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria act 2022, and Counselling Practitioners Council of Nigeria Act, 2022.
Illah said the ”Civil Aviation Act, which repealed the Civil Aviation Act, No. 6, 2006, provides for an effective legal and institutional framework for the regulation of civil aviation in Nigeria in order to promote aviation safety and security, ensure that Nigeria’s obligations under international aviation agreements are implemented, and consolidate the law relating to civil aviation regulation in Nigeria.
”It also provides for an effective legal and institutional framework for the regulation of civil aviation in Nigeria in conformity with the standards and recommended practices set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).