ISBN 9789780232160
Pages 360
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2007
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Fair Hearing in Nigeria

by Chinua Asuzu

What is fair hearing? - The twin principles of natural justice; Primacy of fair hearing; Statutory, regulatory or administrative compliance no excuse; Fair hearing cannot be waived or compromised; Confrontation with case; Indices of fair hearing; Injuria sine damno; Merits of decision irrelevant, proceedings invalid; 'Fair hearing' versus 'fair trial'. The volume covers Memo judexi in causa sua. Audi alteram partem; academic discipline, labour law and chieftaincy, State Newspaper Corporation; Chieftaincy disputes; Adjournments; Constraints on jurisdiction; Criminal law; and Criminal investigation Bibliography; Index. Chinua Asuzu runs his own law firm, ASSIZES, practising in Nigeria, consulting for a UK law firm. He is professionally associated with the Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), and under its auspices, has presented papers at various fora.

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About the Author

Chinua Asuzu

Chinua Asuzu runs his own law firm, ASSIZES, practising in Nigeria, consulting for a UK law firm. He is professionally associated with the Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), and under its auspices, has presented papers at various fora.