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FEDERAL LEGISLATION
  1. 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Cap 23 LFN 2004.
  2. Interpretation Act, Cap I23, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN), 2004.
  3. NAFDAC Act, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control Act, Cap N1 LFN, 2004
  4. National Health Bill, 2008 (is awaiting Presidential Assent; it is not yet binding on all concerned)
  5. National Code for Health Research Ethics, 2007
  6. Scientific and Industrial Research Act, Cap 53 LFN, 2004
  7. National Primary Health Care Development Agency Act, Cap N69 LFN, 2004
  8. National Eye Centre Act, Cap N38, LFN, 2004
  9. Child’s Right Act, Cap C50 LFN 2004
  10. Copyright Act, Cap 28 LFN 2004
  11. Patents and Design Act, Cap P2 LFN 2004;
  12. Trade Marks Act, Cap T13 LFN 2004;
  13. Criminal Code Act, Cap C38 LFN, 2004.
  14. Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act, Cap N142 LFN 2004
  15. Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technician Act, Cap. N150, LFN 2004.
  16. Radiographers (Registration, etc) Act, Cap R1 LFN, 2004
  17. Pharmacists Council of Nigerian Act, Cap 17 LFN
  18. Optometrists and Dispensing Optician (Registration, etc) Act, Cap O9 LFN.
  19. Insurance Act Cap I17 LFN
  20. Environmental Impact Assessment Act, Cap E12.
  21. National Agency for Control of HIV& AIDS (Establishment) Act, Cap N163 LFN.
  22. Food, Drugs, and Related Products (Registration, etc) Act, Cap 33, LFN 2004.
  23. National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Act, Cap N164, LFN 2004.
  24. Directorate of Food, Roads and Infrastructure Act, Cap D10, LFN 2004.
  25. Tobacco Smoking (Control) Act, Cap T6, LFN 2004.
  26. African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Right (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, Cap A9, LFN 2004.
  27. Animal Disease (Control) Act, Cap A17 LFN 2004.

STATE LEGISLATION

  1. Illiterate Protection Law, Cap 61 Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria.
  2. Fatal Accidents Law (Torts Law) Cap 161 Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria.

REGULATIONS AND POLICIES

  1. NAFDAC GCP (Good Clinical Practice) Regulations.
  2. Code of Medical Ethics in Nigeria
  3. Nigerian Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine Regulation, 2006.
  4. Federal Ministry of Health’s Nigerian Blood Policy, 2006.
  5. National Child Health Policy, 2006. .
  6. NAFDAC Good Laboratory Practice Regulations, 2008.
  7. Nigerian Safety in Radiotherapy Regulations, 2006.

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS

  1. UDBHR, Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, UNESCO, 2005.
  2. Declaration of Helsinki, 2008,
  3. Belmont Report;
  4. CIOMS;
  5. International Convention on Civil and Political Right of 1966(ICCPR);
  6.  Universal Declaration of Human Right (UDHR) 1948;
  7. Nuremberg Code
  8. ICH GCP Guidelines [E6(R1)]

CASE LAW

  • Onasanya . v. Western Nigeria Marketing Board (1975) 5CCHCJ 825.
  • Abacha v Fawehinmi (2005) 5 NWLR 29
  • A.G Ondo State . v. A.G Federation (2002) 9 NWLR (pt 772) 222.
  • Pan Builder (Nigeria) Ltd . v. First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (2000) 1 NWLR (Pt 642) 684.
  • Raimi Jenyo . v. Akinsanmi Akinreti & Anor (1990) 4 SC 196;
  • Anumbu. v. Shohet ( 1965) 2 All NLR 183
  • Onasanya . v. Western Nigeria Marketing Board (1975) 5CCHCJ 825.
  • NW Utilities .v.Land Guarantee and Accident Co. Ltd (1936) AC 108
  • CCC Construction Co. Ltd . v. Tunde Okhai (2003) 12 SC (Pt 1) 133.
  • Appah and Anor . v. Costain (WA) Ltd and Anor (1974) 11 SC 17.
  • Egbe . v. Adefaransin (1987).
  • Dr Rom Okekearu. v.Danjuma Tanko (2002) SC 73.
  •   Basinco .v. Woermann Line (2009) SC 24.

BOOKS

  1. Obilade A O., The Nigerian Legal System, Ibadan, Sweet & Maxwell., 1979
  2. Park A E W., The Sources of Nigerian Law., Lagos, African Universities Press., 1963.
  3. Asein J O., Introduction to the Nigerian Legal System., 2nd edn., Lagos., Ababa Press Ltd., 2005
  4. Yakubu J A ., Constitutional Law in Nigeria., Ibadan, Demyax Press Ltd., 2003.
  5. Malemi E., The Nigerian Constitutional Law., Lagos., Princeton publishing Co.., 2006.
  6. P U Umoh, Precedent in Nigerian Courts., Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1984

ARTICLES

  1. Onyemelukwe C, “Regulating Research: Involving Humans in Nigeria: Some Recent Improvements”. (2008) Health Law Review – 16:4. Retrieved from www.law.ulalberta.ca, on 24th Feb, 2010.
  2. Ogundiran, T O, “Enhancing the African Bioethics Initiative”., BMC Med. Edu.2004; 4:21. Retrieved from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov , on 3rd March, 2010.
  3. Akinsuyi F, “Data Protection in Legislation for Nigeria; The Time is Now”. Retrieved from www.nigerianmuse on 24th February, 2010.
  4. Fadare J O and Porteri C, “Informed Consent in Human Subject Research: A Comparison of Current International and Nigeria Guidelines”., Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (2010)., pp 66-73

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