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THE EFFECT OF PERSONAL INCOME TAX AND PAY-AS-YOU-EARN SCHEME ON NIGERIAN WORKERS

The law regulating Personal Income Tax in Nigeria is the Personal Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2011. The Personal Income Tax Act Subsidiary Legislation further provides for the regulations to be used in the operation of the Pay As You Earn scheme. Personal Income Tax in Nigeria is a long standing concept which is and would still be operational for a very long time. The Pay As You Ea...

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RIGHT OF EXPRESSION UNDER THE NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

ABSTRACTThe entrenchment of Right of Expression as a fundamental human right in Nigeria could be traced to the 1960 Independence Constitution and those that followed it. The Independence Constitution of 1960 and the Republican Constitution of 1963 have provisions for the protection of fundamental human rights. The 1979 and the 1999 constitutions went further by providing a bill of right. This entrenchment of human right provisions in our constitutions was aimed at creating a society which pro...

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Widowhood Practice in Nigeria

Discrimination against women is defined by Article 1 of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women 1979 (referred to as the 1979 Convention) as “any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in t...

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DISCUSS THE VARIOUS PROVISION AND SECTION OF THE LAND USE ACT OF 1998

ABSTRACTWe have watched over the decades the problems encountered in the acquisition of land and subsequently in obtaining the approval of a certificate of occupancy and housing delivery in Nigeria. At the kickoff of the Land Use Act 1978, it was stated that “whereas it is in the public interest that the rights of all Nigerians to the land of Nigeria be asserted and upheld by law”. Our business is not really another criticism against the Act, but an in-depth evaluation of how it has attai...

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A CRITICAL OVERVIEW OF THE CONSENT PROVISIONS UNDER THE LAND USE ACT, 1978.

ABSTRACTThe Land Use Act as a single piece of legislation which came into force on 29th March, 1978 has generated more controversy than any piece of legislation of its kind. The sore point of this enactment is the consent requirement provided under the Act especially Sections 21 and 22 therein.Ever since the consent requirement of the Land Use Act made its first debut in our courts for interpretation in the case of Savannah Bank V. Ajilo(1989) 1 NWLR(pt.97) 305, much juristic ink has bee...

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Building Collapse Syndrome And The Lagos State Urban And Regional Planning And Development Law

Introduction Shelter, is one of the basic needs of human kind. Apart from giving protection from elements of nature and providing storehouse for personal possessions; shelter in accordance with contemporary modern standards, must offer such infrastructure and services that would make dwellings conducive.   The need for a decent and safe home cannot be overemphasized, right from the Stone Age when man dwelt in caves to the present age of sophisticated buildings and superstructures, m...

THE PURPOSE AND USE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTNCY FIRM IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ONITSHA SOUTH (L.G.A) IN ANAMBRA STATE)

ABSTRACTThis research focuses attention on The Purpose And Use Of Management Consultancy Firm with special attention on Onitsha South Local Government AreaThis work is carried out in partial fulfillment of the course requirement for the award of higher national diploma of the institute of management and technology.Critical assessment was made on how industrialists in Onitsha South have been using the services of the management consultancy forms and how aware they of their service.Through this...

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Law making process in Nigeria: Maximal critique

ABSTRACT The concepts of democracy and governance have come to occupy a more “prominent position in the discourse of national and international development”. They have become key notions in which “citizens can have a more active role” which should enhance their positive view of the “increase legitimacy of the state”. As a matter of fact, both concepts ar...

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An appraisal of the legislative provisions and executive policies on tax incentive as veritable tool for economic development in nigeria

ABSTRACT Tax incentives are deliberate reduction in tax liability granted to investors to encourage particular economic units to act in some deliberate way (eg invest more, produce more, employ more, exploit more, save more, conserve less, pollute less and so on). They include adjustments to tax policy aimed at lessening the effects of taxation on an industry, a gro...

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Applicant Brief

This is a typical way a brief is formed before frontloading to the court in any proceeding either criminal or civil.

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Respondent's Brief of argument

Its all about how to draft a respondent brief of argument.

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LAW OF EVIDENCE

MEANING OF THE LAW OF EVIDENCEThe Law of Evidence is an aspect of procedural law which relates to proof of facts before the court, how facts may be proved, who may prove, and what facts may or may not be proved in a court of law.WHAT IS EVIDENCEThere are various definitions of evidence. But there is no universal definition of evidence. Each of the definitions is open to one criticism or the other and as such none of them attains the status of universal acceptance.Firstly, according to Taylor,...

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DOCTRINE OF "RES GESTAE"

INTRODUCTIONRes gestae is an English doctrine of Latin origin statement that constitute part of res gestae are attributed a certain degree of reliability because they are contemporaneous, making them admissible by virtue of ‘the nature and strength’ of their connection with a particular event and their ability to explain it comprehensively. It is a doctrine with a notable’s significance In Nigeria evidence law in respect of admissibility of evidence in prove of relevant fact to fact in ...

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NOTE ON THE LAW OF CONTRACT

Contract entails an agreement between two or more persons via consensus adi dem with the intention to create legal relations. This note covers the requisite knowledge needed for the law of contract and it is recommended for law students, researchers, project writers, etc.

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