OIL SPILLAGES AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AN INDICTMENT TO HUMAN RIGHT AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

TABLE OF STATUTES

Associated Gas Re-injection Act, Cap 26, LFN 1990              40, 48, 65, 67

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999.       38, 39, 47,      55-60, 62-65, 104

Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by
Dumping of waste and other matters 1992                        73, 86

U.N. Convention on the High Sea, 1958                                       74, 86

Environmental Impact Assessment Act, 1992         40, 43-45,48, 69-72

European Environmental Agency (EEA), 1994                           97,98

Federal Water Pollution Control Act 1972, U.S.A.              79

Harmful Waste (Special Criminal Provisions) Act
Cap 165, LFN, 1990                                                     40, 41, 48, 68

International Convention for the Prevention of
Pollution of the Sea by Oil 1954 (as amended in
1962 & 1969.                                                                          74, 87

Kyoto Protocol, 1997                                                             89, 93

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the
Ozone Layer, 1992.                                                               75, 88

National Environmental Standards and Regulations
Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Act 2007                 35, 36, 48, 49,
51,52,65,66,101,103

National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) 1969 U.S.A.             80

Oil in Navigable Water Act Cap 337, LFN 1990      40, 48, 65, 74

Human Environmental Conference Stockholm                  78, 85, 95

U.K. Environmental Protection Act                           81, 82

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the
Ozone Layer, 1985.                                                     75, 88

TABLE OF CASES

Adisa v. Oyinlola (2002) 10 WRN 125            –                  –        38

Amos v. Shell BP Petroleum Development Co.
of Nigeria & Anor.                                   –        –                  –        50

Archbishop Olubunmi Okogie and
others v. A.G. Lagos State.             –                  –                  –        47

Enahoro and ors.  V. Abacha and ors. (1998) 1
HRL RA 424                 –                  –                  –                  –     33, 34

Donoghue  v.  Stevenson (1932) A.C. 562                 –                  –        82

Francis Coralie v. Union Territory of Delhi
Air 1981 SC 846.                                       –                  –                  –        107

Ransome Kuti and Ors. v. A.G. of the Federation
and Ors. (1985) 2 NWLR, 16, 211 at 230                   –                  –        32

Shanti Star Builders v. Nafyan Whimalal Totame
& ors. (1990) (1) S.C. 106 Appeal No. 2598 of 1989           –        10

ABBREVIATIONS

AC                                 Appeal Cases
ALL ER                          All England Reports
ALL NLR                       All Nigeria Law Reports
CCHCJ                          Cyclostyled copies of High Court Judgment
CLR                               Commonwealth Law Reports
COX                               Cox’s Equity.
Cr APP. R                      Criminal Appeal Reports
East, P.L.C.                    East Term’s Reports, Privy Council
ECSLR                           East Central State Law Reports
ERNLR                          East Region of Nigeria Reports
FNR                               Federation of Nigeria Reports
FSC                                Federal Supreme Court
K.B.                                King’s Bench
L.L.R.                                       Lagos Law Reports
L.R.N.                            Law Reports of Nigeria
LR; PC                           Law Reports, Privy Council Appeals
MJSC                             Monthly Judgment of the Supreme Court of
Nigeria.

MNLR                           Mid-Western Nigeria Law Reports
NCLR                            Nigeria Constitutional Law Reports
NCR                              Nigeria Criminal Reports
NLR                               Nigeria Law Reports
NMLR                           Nigeria Monthly Law Reports
NWLR                           Nigeria Weekly Law Reports
Q.B.                               Queens Bench
QBD                               Queens Bench Division
SC                                  Supreme Court
SCNJ                              Supreme Court of Nigeria Judgments
SCNLR                          Supreme Court of Nigeria Law Reports
TLR                                Times Law Report
VICT LR                        Victoria Law Reports
WACA                           West African Court of Appeal
WLR                              Weekly Law Reports
WLRN                           Weekly Law Report of Nigeria
WN                                Weekly Notes
WNLR                           Western Nigerian Law Reports
WRNLR                         Western Region of Nigeria Law Reports

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