• Chapter 7. Part 1. Section 241. Appeals as of rights from the Federal high Court or a High Court

    Chapter 7 Section 241

    (1) An appeal shall lie from decisions of the Federal High Court or a High Court to the Court of Appeal as of right in the following cases
    (a) final decisions in any civil or criminal proceedings before the Federal High Court or a High Court or a High Court sitting at first instance;
    (b) where the ground of appeal involves questions of law alone, decisions in any civil or criminal proceedings;
    (c) decisions in any civil or criminal proceedings on questions as to the interpretation or application of this Constitution;
    (d) decisions in any civil or criminal proceedings on questions as to whether any of the provisions of Chapter IV of this Constitution has been, is being or is likely to be, contravened in relation to any person;
    (e) decisions in any criminal proceedings in which the Federal High Court or a High Court has imposed a sentence of death;
    (f) decisions made or given by the Federal High Court or a High Court
    (i) where the liberty of a person or the custody of an infant is concerned,
    (ii) where an injunction or the appointment of a receiver is granted or refused,
    (iii) in the case of a decision determining the case of a creditor or the liability of a contributory or other officer under any enactment relating to companies in respect of misfeasance or otherwise,
    (iv) in the case of a decree nisi in a matrimonial cause or a decision in an admiralty action determining liability, and
    (v) in such other cases as may be prescribed by any law in force in Nigeria.

    (2) Nothing in this section shall confer any of appeal
    (a) from a decision of the Federal High Court or any High Court granting unconditional leave to defend an action;
    (b) from an order absolute for the dissolution or nullity of marriage in favour of any party who, having had time and opportunity to appeal from the decree nisi on which the order was founded, has not appealed from that decree nisi; and
    (c) without the leave of the Federal High Court or a High Court or of Appeal, from a decision of the Federal High Court High Court made with the consent of the parties or as to costs only

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