(1) In this Chapter‐
[L.N. 155 of 1960.]
"Federal law" means any Act enacted by the National Assembly having effect with respect to the Federation and any Act enacted before the 1st day of October, 1960, which under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has effect with respect to the Federation;
"law of a State" means any written law enacted by the House of Assembly of the State or having effect as if it were enacted by the said House of Assembly;
"law" includes any order, rule of court, regulation or proclamation made under the authority of such law.
Section 10A of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria