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CENTRAL LAGOS LAND (ACQUISITION) LAW
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Acquisition of certain parcel of land.
2. Submission of claims Appointment of prescribing officer.
4. Application of the provisions of 1973 Repealed Cap. 113.
5. Exemption of certain properties.
7. Citation and commencement.
A LAW TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN CENTRAL LAGOS FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES
[1975 NO. 3]
[21st April, 1975] [Commencement.]
Whereas in or about the year 1951, the former Lagos Executive Development Board under the Lagos Town Planning Act and the Lagos Central Planning Scheme made thereunder acquired a parcel of land situate in Central Lagos.
And Whereas the former Lagos Executive Development Board acquired the land for the purposes set out in the said Lagos Town Planning Act and the Lagos Central Planning Scheme made thereunder:
And Whereas the former Lagos Executive Development Board divided the said land into sub-areas:
And Whereas the Lagos State Government requires some parcel of land in the Central Lagos for public purposes:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that doubts should be removed and that the effect of the last-mentioned requirement should be declared and confirmed:
1. Acquisition of certain parcel of land
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 5 and 8 of the Repealed Public Lands Acquisition Law, all that parcel of land in central Lagos in the Lagos Division of the Lagos State containing an area of approximately 4.682 hectares the boundaries of which are more particularly described in the First Schedule to this Law is hereby acquired for public purposes of the services of Lagos State Government absolutely and shall vest at the commencement of this Law in the Lagos State Government without any further assurance.
2. Submission of claims Appointment of prescribing officer
(1) The Governor hereby appoints the State Commissioner for Works and Planning as the prescribed officer for the purpose of investigating claims submitted in accordance with provisions of this Law.
[1975 No. 16.]
(2) Any person who claims any right or interest in the said land shall submit in writing particulars of his claims within six weeks from the commencement of this Law to the prescribed officer.
(1) If after investigating any claim submitted the prescribed officer is satisfied that the claimant has any right or interest in the said land he shall so advise the Governor, who on being satisfied as to the claim shall direct that compensation be paid to the claimant.
(2) If the Governor or prescribed officer is not satisfied that a claimant is entitled under provisions of subsection (1) above or where there is a disagreement as to the quantum of the compensation to be paid then such claim shall be determined by the High Court of Lagos State.
[1975 No. 16.]
4. Application of the provisions of 1973 repealed Cap. 113
Except as provided in this Law the provisions of the Repealed Public Lands Acquisition Law relating to claims shall apply to any claim submitted under the provisions of this Law as they apply to claims made under the Repealed Public Lands Acquisition Law subject to any necessary modifications.
5. Exemption of certain properties
The provisions of this Law shall not apply to any of those properties set out in the Second Schedule to this Law.
For the avoidance of doubts any right to or interest in the re-distribution or surrender of holdings of land acquired by the former Lagos Executive Development Board which might have arisen under the Lagos Town Planning Act (now repealed) and any scheme made thereunder shall become extinguished with effect from the commencement date of this Law.
7. Citation and commencement
This Law may be cited as the Central Lagos Land (Acquisition) Law 1975 and shall come into force on the 21st day of April, 1975.
All that parcel of land in the Lagos Central Planning area bounded by Nnamdi Azikwe, Breadfruit, Martins and Agarawu Streets, Lagos, Lagos State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria containing an area of approximately 4.682 hectares the boundaries of which are described below—
Starting at a concrete pillar marked LE 2953, the National co-ordinates of which are 271912.285 metres North and 107789.369 metres East of the Nigerian National Origin the boundaries run in straight lines—
From Bearing Distance To
LE 2953 186° 33′ 12.56m LE 2954
LE 2954 189° 35′ 12.01m LE 2955
LE 2955 189° 30′ 9.11m LE 2956
LE 2956 189° 07′ 9.24m LE 2957
LE 2957 186° 22′ 9.48m LE 2958
LE 2958 183° 40′ 33.44m LE 5381
LE 5381 176° 50′ 12.74m LE 5382
LE 5382 174° 00′ 12.95m LE 5383
LE 5383 170° 58′ 12.74m LE 5384
LE 5384 166° 36′ 25.63m LE 5385
LE 5385 162° 13′ 28.16m LE 5386
LE 5386 161° 53′ 28.19m LE 5387
LE 5387 161° 53′ 28.29m LE 5388
LE 5388 161° 07′ 28.19m LE 5389
LE 5389 158° 38′ 28.32m LE 5390
LE 5390 202° 36′ 9.24m LE 5391
LE 5391 248° 15′ 82.57m LE 5392
LE 5392 249° 43′ 4.48m LE 5393
LE 5393 254° 50′ 3.87m LE 5394
LE 5394 262° 24′ 4.18m LE 5395
LE 5395 269° 08′ 4.24m LE 5396
LE 5396 270° 31′ 88.15m LE 5397
LE 5397 275° 18′ 10.24m LE 5398
LE 5398 276° 33′ 10.21m LE 5399
LE 5399 282° 27′ 10.82m LE 5400
LE 5400 338° 05′ 10.61m LE 5401
LE 5401 18° 34′ 70.07m LE 5402
LE 5402 18° 15′ 30.30m LE 5403
LE 5403 18° 03′ 12.31m LE 5404
LE 5404 15° 36′ 12.65m LE 5405
LE 5405 14° 17′ 12.59m LE 5406
LE 5406 13° 28′ 12.80m LE 5407
LE 5407 11° 21′ 39.35m LE 5408
LE 5408 11° 07′ 11.22m LE 5409
LE 5409 09° 40′ 12.28m LE 5410
LE 5410 08° 25′ 12.07m LE 5411
LE 5411 07° 36′ 12.16m LE 5412
LE 5412 05° 08′ 69.98m Point A
Point A 04° 52′ 20.63m Point B
Point B 51° 41′ 16.95m Point C
Point C 103° 23′ 94.40m LE 2953
(the starting point).
All points are temporary
All property beacons are concrete pillars
All bearings and metric lengths are approximate and
All bearings are referred to the National North.
Serial Nos. Address of Property
1. Martins Street, Shitta Mosque (Part)
2. Breadfruit Street, Kuti Mosque (Part)
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