Section 48 of the Nigerian Labour Act 2004

Section 48 of the Nigerian Labour Act 2004

Section 48 of the Nigerian Labour Act 2004 is under Part II (Recruiting) of the act, and titled ‘Application‘.

(1) This Part is additional to and not in derogation of Part 1 of this Act but shall not apply to the recruiting of citizens for service as workers m Nigeria if the recruiting-
(a) is undertaken by or on behalf of an employer who does not employ more than twenty-five workers; or
(b) is undertaken within a radius of forty kilometres from the place of employment,
and is not undertaken by a professional recruiter, that is to say, a person who holds a recruiter’s licence.

(2) The Minister may make regulations applying this Part of this Act (with such modifications, if any, as he thinks appropriate) to labour contractors that is to say, persons who undertake to provide another party with the services of workers while themselves remaining the employers of the workers in question.


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