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The constitutional right of appeal and the well-entrenched principle of fair hearing are the foundation of modern legal systems across the globe. The principles as guaranteed under The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as amended (“The Constitution”) ensure that in the conduct of judicial proceedings to determine the civil rights and/or obligations of the parties brought before any Court, the twin pillars of natural justice shall be adhered to and applied by the courts.
On the heels of this announcement, the Corporate Affairs Commission (“CAC” or the “Commission”) introduced a new pre-incorporation form (Form CAC1.1) (the “New Form”) which consolidates the traditional incorporation forms and reduces the number of forms to be completed by promoters of a company from 5 to 1. The rationale as disclosed by the CAC is to “reduce the cost and time needed to register a business”.