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FG set to launch new immigration regulations

Abuja – The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau will on Monday officially launch the new Immigration Regulations, 2017 to ensure better security and Immigration in the country. ABDULRAMAN DAMBAZAU Mr Sunday James, the spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) disclosed this in an interview on Saturday in Abuja. He said that the Immigration Regulations, 2017 was a vital document that sought to operationalise the Immigration Act, 2015. ‎ “The honourable Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (retired) will officially present the Immigration Regulations 2017 to the public on Monday, March, 20, 2017. “The Immigration Regulations 2017 is a vital document that operationalises the Immigration Act 2015 and provides the legal framework for the effective implementation of the Act,” he said.

He further said the new immigration regulation was a product of robust discourse that involved legal and migratory experts, including serving and retired immigration officers. James expressed optimism that the document, if properly implemented, would go a long way in transforming the operations of NIS in line with international best practices. ‎

The Immigration Act, 2015 contains updated structure and functions of NIS in relation to immigration, passports, deportation, visas, resident permits and general immigration offences. The Act also gives effect in the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the provisions of the protocol against the smuggling of migrants by land, sea, air which supplements the UN Convention Against Transitional Organised Crime. ‎ The Act was enacted by the National Assembly in May, 2015 to the Immigration Act, 2004.

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