Get Your Self Acquainted With The CIPPON ACT

Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria ACT, 2007. ACT No 24, though having being in operation since its enactment, a close observation shows that majority of Print Professionals is yet to get themselves acquainted with its provisions which is for regulating, controlling, managing and administration of printers in Nigeria so as to grow the industry to an enviable position.
In our weekly newsletter we shall be posting the ACT to keep printers informed and acquainted with its provisions as well as how it can impact their business.

An act established Chartered institute of professional printers of Nigeria (registration, etc.), to be charged with the duty of regulating, controlling, managing and administration of printers in Nigeria, and for related purposes
(30th Day of July, 2007)

Enacted by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria:
1. —– (1) There shall be a body to be known as the Chartered institute of professional printers of Nigeria (in this ACT hereafter referred to as the “printers Institute”) which shall carry out its functions through board established under this Act.
(2) The Institute shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal;
(3) The Institute may sue or be sued in its corporate name and may acquire, hold or dispose of property, whether movable or immovable.

2. ——- (1) There is established for the Institute a Governing Council (in this Act referred to as “the Council”) which shall have the functions set out in this Act.
(2) The Council shall consist of:
(a) A president and three vice-president:
(b) Five persons registered as either as fellows, member or associate of the Institute appointed by the Minister to represent both the Federal and State Government Printers; and
(c) fifteen persons elected by the institute biannually of whom not more than eight shall be person in active practice as printing professionals;
(3) Regulations made by the council with the approval of the Minister may provide for increasing or reducing the membership of the council and may make such amendments.
(4) The president and members of the council shall be paid such emoluments, allowances and benefits as may be determined by the council from time to time.
(5) The supplementary provisions set out in the schedule to this Act shall have effect with respect to the proceedings of the council and the other matters contained therein.