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ARMY COLOUR (PROHIBITION OF USE) ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
|1||Prohibition of use of vehicles painted in army green||2||Penalties, etc|
|3||Reclaiming of impounded vehicles||4||Interpretation|
|5||Short Title||Schedule||Specifications of colour referred to in section|
An Act to prohibit the use of army green color (as specified in the Schedule) by vehicles other than Nigerian Army vehicles.
COMMENCEMENT: [4th April, 1977]
Prohibition of use of vehicles painted in army green
(2) Any motor vehicle operated in contravention of section 1 of this Act shall be liable to seizure as prescribed in subsection (3) below.
(3) Any police officer may seize or cause to be seized any motor vehicle operated as aforesaid and remove such vehicle to any premises under the control of the Government of the Federation of a State or of a Local Government or any agency of any such government; and-
(a) any police officer or any other person acting in pursuance of this subsection shall not be liable for any damage reasonably necessary for the purpose of seizing or removing the vehicle or of gaining access to any part of it in order to facilitate such seizure or removal;
(b) any Government or agency thereof shall not be liable for any damage attributable to sun, rain, wind or other physical conditions or for loss attributable to the foregoing or to the acts of third parties.
Reclaiming of impounded vehicles
“Motor vehicle” means a mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads;
“The Nigerian Army” means the body of that name set up under the Armed Forces Act.
(2) In this Act, references to a vehicle include references to any trailer or other thing attached to the vehicle but do not include references to the contents of the vehicle.
[Sections 1 and 3.]
Specification of Colour referred to in section 1
Paint Finishing Quick Drying.
Enamel Vehicle High Spraying.
Nigerian Army Deep Bronze Green.
(b) Army Code;
(c) Manufacturer’s code and Range Groupings;
All shades of green within-
(ii) Group B-C;
(iii) Code: 12B.29-298;
(iv) Munsellref2.5GY2/2-10GY ¾.
No Subsidiary Legislation