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Nigerian Constitution Section 40: Right to peaceful assembly and association [Fundamental Rights – Nigerian Law]

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Section 40: Right to peaceful assembly and association

The fundamental right (human right) to peaceful assembly and association is enshrined in section 40 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999:

Section 40: Right to peaceful assembly and association

40. Every person shall be entitled to assemble freely and associate with other persons, and in particular he may form or belong to any political party, trade union or any other association for the protection of his interests:

Provided that the provisions of this section shall not derogate from the powers conferred by this Constitution on the Independent National Electoral Commission with respect to political parties to which that Commission does not accord recognition.

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Nigerian Constitution Section 40: Right to peaceful assembly and association

Nigerian Constitution 1999 Chapter IV: Fundamental Rights (Section 33, Section 34, Section 35, Section 36, Section 37, Section 38, Section 39, Section 40, Section 41, Section 42, Section 43, Section 44, Section 45, Section 46)

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