Piers Act (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (HB.75) – 03/12/2019

The bill seeks to amend Section 4(2) of the Piers Act, CAP P18 LFN 2004 by increasing the fine chargeable on anyone who erects, alters or extends a pier, except same is done pursuant to a licence issued under the Act. The bill proposes an increase in the fine from ₦100 to ₦50,000.

The bill went through second (2nd) reading at the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways for further consideration.