The Nigerian Law Reform Commission (hereinafter referred to as “the Commission”) was established in July 1979 by the Nigerian Law Reform Commission Act Cap N118 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”). The Commission, which is a corporate body, is anonymous, though the Hon. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice is mandated to:
i. Provide references particularly in areas of law, which the Government through its policies wishes to be reviewed and reformed.
ii. Assist in acquiring the necessary funding for its operations.
iii. Implement the Commission’s reports.