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Cablegate: Nigerian Civil Aviation Bill Forwarded to National

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

280852Z Dec 04

UNCLAS ABUJA 002139

SIPDIS

BRUSSELS FOR TSA GERALD K. MOORE
DAKAR FOR FAA ED JONES
DOT FOR S. MCDERMOTT, C. WILSON HUNTER, AND K. SAMPLE
FAA FOR FOREST RAWLS III
HOMELAND SECURITY CENTER PLEASE PASS TO TSA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIAN CIVIL AVIATION BILL FORWARDED TO NATIONAL
ASSEMBLY

REF: November 22 Ajibola Akeju e-mail message to FAA

Nigeria's Ministry of Aviation completed the 2004 Nigerian
Civil Aviation Bill in mid-November. Nigeria's Federal
Executive Council (cabinet) approved this draft on December
22, and the Nigerian National Assembly will soon consider
this bill. Embassy Abuja expects the National Assembly to
hold public hearings on this legislation and invites FAA
addressees to comment on the draft Civil Aviation Bill that
the Embassy sent them some time ago.

FUREY

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