Monday, 25 January 2016

Emergency Communication Bill, 2015

LONG TITLE

A BILL FOR AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE NATION’S INTERNAL SECURITY AND THE CAPACITY TO MANAGE DISASTER AND EMERGENCIES THROUGH THE PROVISION OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION FACILITIES TO ENABLE CITIZEN-ACTIVATED RESPONSE TO EMERGENCIES; AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING CENTERS THROUGHOUT THE FEDERATION; AND FOR OTHER MATTERS, 2015

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

The Bill seeks to make provisions for emergency communication facilities in Nigeria so as to enable citizen-activated response to emergencies, and to provide for the construction of public safety answering centers in each State of the Federation.


Sponsored by Hon. Uzoma Nkem-Abonta

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