INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ANALYSTS OF NIGERIA ACT

INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ANALYSTS OF NIGERIA ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Establishment of the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria

SECTION
I. Establishment of the Public Analysts Institute of Nigeria.
2. Governing Council of the Institute and membership, etc.
3. Election of President and Vice-President of the institute.
4. Admission into the Institute.
5. Fund of the Council.
6. Appointment of Registrar, etc., and preparation of the register.
7. Publication of register and list of corrections.
8. Registration of members of the profession.
9. Approval of qualifications, etc.
10. Supervision of instruction, etc.
II. Establishment of Disciplinary Tribunal and Investigating Panel.
12. Penalties for unprofessional conduct, etc.
13. Application of Act to unenrolled persons.
14. When persons are deemed to practice as members of the profession.
15. Rules as to articles, etc.
16. Provision of the library.
17. Powers of the Minister to give directives to the Council.
18. Regulations.
19. Offences and penalties.
20. Interpretation.
21. Short title.
SCHEDULES
FIRST SCHEDULE
Supplementary provisions relating to the Council, qualifications, and tenure of office of members
SECOND SCHEDULE
Supplementary provisions relating to the Disciplinary Tribunal and Investigating Panel of the Tribunal.

An Act to establish the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria to regulate the profession and for other matters connected therewith.

[1992 No. 100.]
[30th December, 1992]
[Commencement.]

1. Establishment of the Institute of Public Analysts Institute of Nigeria
(1) There is hereby established a body to be known as the Institute of Public Analysts
of Nigeria (in this Act referred to as “the Institute”) which shall be a body corporate under that name and be charged with the general duty of-
(a) determining what standards of knowledge and skill are to be attained by persons seeking to become registered as public analysts and raising those standards from time to time as circumstances may permit;
(b) securing in accordance with the provisions of this Act the establishment and
maintenance of a register of honorary fellows, associate members, fellows,
members, ordinary members and students of the profession and the publication
from time to time of the lists of those persons; and
(c) performing through the Council established by section 3 of this Act the functions conferred on it by this Act.
(2) The Institute shall have perpetual succession and a common seal which shall be
kept in such custody as the Council may, from time to time, authorise.
(3) The Institute may sue and be sued in its corporate name and may, subject to the
Land Use Act, hold, acquire and dispose of any property, movable or immovable.
[Cap. L5.]
2. Governing Council of the Institute and membership, etc.
(I) There is hereby established for the Institute a Governing Council of the Institute
(in this Act referred to as “the Council”) which shall be charged with responsibility for
the administration and general management of the Institute.
(2) The Council shall consist of the following members, that is-
(a) the President of the Institute, who shall be the chairman;
(b) the two Vice-Presidents of the Institute;
(c) ten persons to be elected by the Institute;
(d) a representative each of the following Federal Ministries, that is-
(i) Health;
(ii) Finance; and
(iii) Internal Affairs; and

 

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