The Legislative Drafting Programmes are designed to meet the need for seasoned drafters of legislation for legislatures in emerging democracies.
The objective of the programme is to train a number of participants in the art and science of Legislative Drafting to cover every conceivable area of human endeavours subject to legislation, and to enhance their techniques and skills in legislative drafting for quality legislation.
Historical background; nation building; federalism and mass politics
Legislative Process: General considerations and stages in the preparation of legislation
Importance of Grammar
Arrangement of provisions.
Penal Provisions: Penal Provisions, Content of penal provisions
Treaties and Conventions: Domestication of treaties and conventions
Law Making Process in Nigeria: Historical Overview of The Nigerian Legislative
Meaning, purpose, and types of research
Subsidiary Legislation: Importance of Subsidiary Legislation
Historical Development and Amendment of Constitution
Concept and Principles of taxation
Judicial interpretation and the role of the court in law-making
Role of Law in society
A student shall carry out research in any area of specialization in his/her discipline and submit an acceptable dissertation of 6 credit units