(1) The provisions of sections 516, 517 and 518 of this Code shall not apply to an agreement or combination of two or more persons to do or procure to be done any act in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute if such act committed by one person would not be punishable as an offence:
Provided that nothing in this section shall exempt from punishment any person guilty of a conspiracy for which a punishment is provided by any other enactment:
And provided further that nothing in this section shall affect the law relating to riot, unlawful assembly, breach of the peace, or sedition, or any offence against the State.
[L.N. 112 of 1964.]
(2) For the purposes of this section‐
"offence" does not include an offence punishable only by a fine; and "trade dispute" has the same meaning as in the Trade Unions Act.
Section 518A of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria