Section 80 of the Labour Act in Nigeria. Jurisdiction

(1) A magistrate's court (or, in a State where a magistrate's court has no civil jurisdiction, a district court) shall have jurisdiction to hear complaints under section 81 of this Act.

(2) Without prejudice to the jurisdiction to hear complaints conferred by subsection (1) of this section, the Chief Judge of a State with the concurrence of the State Authority may by order confer jurisdiction to hear such complaints on area courts or customary courts in the State or part of the State.

Section 80 of the Labour Act in Nigeria

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