Section 79 of the Labour Act in Nigeria. Delegation of functions

(1) Subject to this section, the Minister may delegate any of his functions under this Act-

(a) to a public officer serving in a ministry or department for which the Minister is responsible; or

(b) as regards a State, to the Minister in the Government of the State responsible for labour matters or, with the consent of the State Authority, to an officer in the public service of the State.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply to the power of delegation conferred by that subsection or to any power to make regulations or orders.

(3) A delegation under subsection (1) of this section may be made subject to such conditions and limitations, if any, as the Minister thinks fit.

(4) The delegation of a function under subsection (1) of this section shall not prevent the Minister from continuing to exercise the function himself if he sees fit.

Section 79 of the Labour Act in Nigeria

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