Section 262, 263 and 264 of the 1999 Constitution: Jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal

The 1999 Constitution Section 262 (1) The Sharia Court of Appeal shall, in addition to such other jurisdiction as may be conferred upon it by an Act of the National Assembly, exercise such appellate and supervisory jurisdiction in civil proceedings involving questions of Islamic personal law. (The original jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal…

Section 257, 258 and 259 of the 1999 Constitution: Jurisdiction and Constitution of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

The 1999 Constitution Section 257 (1) Subject to the provisions of section 251 and any other provisions of this Constitution and in addition to such other jurisdiction as may be conferred upon it by law, the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory,Abuja shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any civil proceedings in which…

Section 255 and 256 of the 1999 Constitution: High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Appointment of Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

The 1999 Constitution Section 255 (1) There shall be a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. (There will be a High Court created specifically for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja; ) Section 255 (2) The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja shall consist of – (The High Court of the…

Section 246, 247 and 248 of the 1999 Constitution: Appeals that Can Come Before the Court of Appeal, Constitution and Rules of the Court of Appeal

The 1999 Constitution Section 246 (1) An appeal to the Court of Appeal shall lie as of right from – (The following appeals can come before the Court of Appeal without leave of Court; ) Section 246 (1)(a) decisions of the Code of Conduct Tribunal established in the Fifth Schedule to this Constitution; (Whatever decision…

Section 244 and 245 of the 1999 Constitution: Appeals from the Sharia Court of Appeal and the Customary Court of Appeal to the Court of Appeal

The 1999 Constitution Section 244 (1) An appeal shall lie from decisions of a Sharia Court of Appeal to the Court of Appeal as of right in any civil proceedings before the Sharia Court of Appeal with respect to any question of Islamic personal law which the Sharia Court of Appeal is competent to decide….