#ObscureLegalFacts by Arome Abu

DUTY OF MANUFACTURES TO WITHDRAW HARMFUL GOODS FROM THE MARKET

In Nigeria, where goods are manufactured and placed in the market and such goods turn out to be harmful to users, the manufacturer or distributor shall inform the general public immediately of the risk or danger and cause such goods to be withdrawn from the market.

PENALTY
(1) Companies shall pay as fine an amount representing 10% of its turnover for the previous year.

(2) Individual offenders shall be liable to fine not exceeding 10,000,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 3 years.

See Section 135 of the FEDERAL COMPETITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2018

Arome Abu is the Principal Partner of TCLP.

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.

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