5 edition of Nigerian Law of Succession found in the catalog.
June 27, 2007
by Malthouse Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||452|
"The Nigerian Legal System" covers the whole spectrum of Nigerian law and encompasses source materials and analyzes them in a manner unprecedented by any work on the Nigerian legal system. Volume I, Public Law has thirteen chapters on constitutional development, customary law with regards to human rights, and criminal law and procedure among. Although succession differs depending on the locality. Therefore this project work is going to talks on how customary law of succession is being practiced in the various parts of Nigeria. Chapter one talks mainly on the meaning, concept, Nature and origin of the Nigerian law of succession.
The difference between the provisions of both laws is that, while section 36(1) of the Marriage Act incorporates by reference English law into our law of intestate succession, section 49(1) of the Administration of Estate Law directly and not by reference substantially incorporates the provisions of the English law on the subject into Nigerian law. Majorly, there are five sources of Nigerian Law namely: Customary and Islamic law, Received English Law, Nigerian Local Legislation including Delegated Legislation, Judicial Precedents, Law reports and Textbooks. These sources are further classified into primary and secondary sources of Law. Laws made by Nigerian Legislature form primary sources.
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The principles of Nigerian law of succession and the statutes backing them are presented in practical language; and includes an extensive number of case studies.
Among the topics covered are legitimacy, legitimation and rights of inheritance; intestate succession (non-customary); testate succession (wills); succession under customary law; and. Lagos: Nigerian Law Publications, Fundamentals of Nigerian Law edited by M. Ayo Ajomo. Lagos: Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Introduction to Nigerian Law, edited by C.O.
Okonkwo. London: Sweet & Maxwell, Introduction to Nigerian Legal Method. 2nd ed. edited by A. Sanni. Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press. Get this from a library. Nigerian law of succession: principles, cases, statutes and commentaries.
[Itsejuwa Esanjumi Sagay]. The law and practice of Nigerian wills, probate and succession. Brian W. Harvey. Cap leasehold legacies Legal Practitioners legislation letters of administration lex situs marriage Marriage Act matter native law Nigerian law normally Oath Okoro Onayemi Order 48 patrilineal payment personal The law and practice of Nigerian wills, probate.
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We provide File Size: 69KB. The non-customary law rules in the intestate succession have been extensively recast to reflect the provisions of the Marriage act as contained in the Lawa of the Federation of Nigeria This edition has devoted considerable attention to the applicable customary laws on the family and provides extensive treatment of Islamic Law Rules and 5/5(1).
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introduction to nigerian legal method Download introduction to nigerian legal method or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get introduction to nigerian legal method book now. This site is like a library. could be said that the law of succession and inheritance reflects Nigeria's plural legal system.
The resultant effect of this state of affairs therefore is the absence of a uniformity of rules of succession under Customary Law. The question that therefore comes to mind flowing from the above realization is.
Buy Nigerian Law of Succession: Principles, Cases, Statutes and Commentaries by Sagay, Itsejuwa Esanjumi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Itsejuwa Esanjumi Sagay. the law is in applicable where the distribution, inheritance or succession of any estate is governed by customary law.
Once the succession is subject to customary law, it is immaterial that the actual distribution is done under the Administration of Estate Law or by a customary court Now, what did the law provide as a means of protecting theFile Size: 62KB.
The book published by the University of Lagos Press & Bookshop Ltd, reflects the author’s Oni’s over fifteen years’ lecturing experience at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos on the Law of Succession and Administration of Estate in Nigeria, for which the limited reference materials had hitherto been outdated.
This paper therefore seeks to examine the concepts of legitimacy, legitimation and succession in Nigeria, with a view of evaluating the legal effect of Section 42 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended on the rights to inheritance of an illegitimate child in Nigeria.
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* Daily Law Tips (Tip ) by. After an informative general introduction, the book proceeds to an in-depth discussion of the sources and instruments of family and succession law, the authorities that adjudicate and administer the laws, and issues surrounding the person as a legal entity and the legal disposition of.
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Get this from a library. The law and practice of Nigerian wills, probate and succession. [Brian W Harvey]. Buy Nigerian Law of Succession: Principles, Cases, Statutes and Commentaries by Itse Sagay online at Alibris.
We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop : Itse Sagay. The Nigerian Common Law. The Nigerian common law is divided into 2 broad aspects, which are: • The non-Muslim/Ethic laws and • The Sharia/Muslim laws.
The non-Muslim laws are referred to as the indigenous laws and these laws are derived from the various ethnic groups in Nigeria. The law of succession comprises two branches, namely the common law of succession and the customary law of succession. These enjoy equal status and are subject to the Constitution of South Africa and other legislation.
The common law of succession is divided into the testate law of succession and the intestate law of succession, whereas the customary law of succession only operates intestate.
THE LAW OF SUCCESSION UNDER THE NIGERIAN CUSTOMARY LAW. CHAPTER ONE. MEANING AND SCOPE OF CUSTOMARY LAW. Before looking at the meaning of Customary Law. Let’s know what custom means.
In the case of OKONKWO V LUCKY OKAGBUE ORS 1 the court defines “Custom” as follows, “A particular way of behavior which because it has long been.29 I. E. Sagay Nigerian Law of Succession; Principles, Cases, Statutes and Commentaries (1 st ed,Malthouse Pr ess Ltd, Lagos) at 30 See for example Section 9 of the Wills Act, and Author: Paul Itua.Some leading law firms in Nigeria have already successfully transited from the first generation owners of the law firms to another generation of fee earners and managers that will continue the law firm.
In the same vein, other top-performing law firms in Nigeria are defining their law firm succession strategies.