Ekiti State Gender-Based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2011

April 28, 2012

EKITI STATE GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (PROHIBITION) LAW, 2011
NO. 21 2011
EKITI STATE OF NIGERIA

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1. Citation
2. Interpretation/Definition
3. Prohibition of Gender-Based Violence
4. Designated Court
5. Lodging of Complaint with the Police
6. Police Assistance
7. Receipt of Complaint by Police and Free Medical Treatment
8. Arrest by Police
9. Arrest without Warrant by Person other than Police Officer
10. Protection Order
11. Application for Protection Order
12. Protection Order Preventing Gender-Based Violence
13. Procedure for Protection Order
14. Conduct of Proceedings
15. Interim Protection Order
16. Grant of Protection Order
17. Duration of Final Protection Order
18. Conditions of Protection Order
19. Provision for Training
20. Reference to Family Court
21. Extension of Protection Order to Other Persons
22. Occupation Order
23. Power to Discharge Protection Order
24. Contravention of a Protection Order
25. Miscellaneous Provision
26. Training of Law Enforcement Agents
27. Publication of Proceedings
28. Criminal Charges and Protection
29. Civil Claim for Damages
30. Procedural Rules for Gender-Based Violence
31. Establishment of Fund
32. Objectives of the Fund
33. Sources of Money for the Fund
34. Management of the Fund
35. Accounts, audit and Financial Year
36. Annual Report of the Fund
37. Establishment of Gender-Based Violence Management Committee
38. Functions of the Management Committee
39. Meetings of the Management Committee
40. Allowances
41. Secretariat of the Management Board
42. Provision for Counseling and Support Services
43. Regulations
44. Monitoring and evaluation of the Implementation of Gender-Based  Violence Law

 

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