Section 67 and 68 of the 1999 Constitution: Circumstances Where a Member of the National Assembly Shall Vacate His Seat

The 1999 Constitution Section 67 (1) The President may attend any joint meeting of the National Assembly or any meeting of either House of the National Assembly, either to deliver an address on national affairs including fiscal measures, or to make such statement on the policy of government as he considers to be of national…

Section 60, 61 and 62 of the 1999 Constitution: Regulation of Procedures and Committees

The 1999 Constitution Section 60 Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the Senate or the House of Representatives shall have power to regulate its own procedure, including the procedure for summoning and recess of the House. (The Senate or the House of Representatives will have the right to undertake and supervise any procedure regarding…

Section 59 of the 1999 Constitution: Bills

The 1999 Constitution Section 59 1(a) The provisions of this section shall apply to: an appropriation bill or a supplementary appropriation bill, including any other bill for the payment, issue or withdrawal from the Consolidated Revenue Fund or any other public fund of the Federation of any money charged thereon or any alteration in the…

Section 52 and 53 of the 1999 Constitution: Procedure for Summoning and Dissolution of National Assembly

The 1999 Constitution Section 52 (1) Every member of the Senate or the House of Representatives (i.e. National Assembly) shall, before taking his seat, declare his assets and liabilities as prescribed in this Constitution and subsequently take and subscribe the Oath of Allegiance and the oath of membership as prescribed in the Seventh Schedule to…