LAGOS STATE JUDICIARY SELF-ACCOUNTING LAW

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LAGOS STATE JUDICIARY SELF-ACCOUNTING LAW

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1.       Judiciary to be Self-accounting

2.       The Accounting Officer and his duties

3.       Self-Accounting limited to expenditure only

4.       Estimates

5.       Payments into account for the judiciary

6.       Accounts and audit

7.       Interpretation

8.       Citation and commencement

LAGOS STATE JUDICIARY SELF-ACCOUNTING LAW

A LAW TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE JUDICIARY OF LAGOS STATE TO BE SELF-ACCOUNTING AND FOR CONNECTED PURPOSES

[Commencement]                                                                              [18th of October 1995]

1.      Judiciary to be Self-Accounting

The Lagos State Judiciary shall be self-accounting as from the commencement of this Law.

2.      The Accounting Officer

(1)     The Chief Registrar of the State High court shall be the accounting officer.

(2)     The accounting officer shall-

(a)     after due consultation with the Accountant-General of the State established and maintain an account for the State judiciary to be known as the Lagos State Judiciary Account;

(b)     maintain the State Judiciary Account with such bank or banks in the State as may be approved by the Accountant-General for that purpose;

(c)     set up for the State judiciary adequate machinery to enhance self-accounting;

(d)     subject to the financial regulations administer the State Judiciary Account and apply the fund to the services and administration of justice in the State.

3.      Self-Accounting Limited to Expenditure only

The State Judiciary shall be self-accounting only in respect of recurrent and capital expenditure and shall not include control over revenue which shall continue to be paid into the consolidated fund of the State.

4.      Estimates

The Chief Registrar shall in the last quarter of every year, prepare annual estimates for all of the income and expenditure of the judiciary for the ensuing year and, such estimates shall be forwarded to the office of the Governor.

5.      Payment into Account for the Judiciary

(1)     All monies due to the State judiciary by way of statutory allocation for recurrent expenditure shall be paid into the State Judiciary Account by the Accountant-General on quarterly basis every year:

Provided that where any part of the money paid into the account in respect of personal emoluments for the year is not spent during that year, the same shall be carried over to the credit of the State Judiciary Account in the new financial year.

(2)     The Governor, after due consultation with the Chief Judge shall direct the Ac-countant-General to pay into the Lagos State Judiciary Account monies due to the Judiciary by way of statutory allocation for capital expenditure.

6.      Accounts and audits

The Chief Registrar shall cause to be kept proper books of account and records in such form that shall conform to the best and standard financial practice.

7.      Interpretation

In this Law unless the context otherwise requires-

“Accountant-General” means the Accountant-General of Lagos State;

“Chief Judge” means the Chief Judge of Lagos State of Nigeria;

“Chief Registrar” means the Chief Registrar of the Lagos State High Court;

“Governor” means the Governor of Lagos State;

“Self-accounting” means the responsibility assigned to the accounting officer for the maintenance of detailed records of revenue and expenditure of the State Judiciary;

“State” means Lagos State of Nigeria;

“State Judiciary” means the High Court of Lagos State and such other courts as may be authorised by law to exercise jurisdiction at first instance or on appeal on matters with respect to which the Governor may make laws and shall include the administration of the judiciary.

8.      Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Lagos State Judiciary Self-Accounting Law, 1995 and shall come into force on the 18th of October 1995.

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