1. All consumer NGOs must be duly registeredwith all relevant institutions of government,particularly with the
Corporate AffairsCommission, (CAC), being the FederalGovernment Agency primarily charged withthe responsibility of
registration ofcompanies, business name, and corporatetrustees such as NGOs, civil societies, clubs,etc.
1 2. Every application to the Council for registration and affiliation shall be accompanied by the following:
3. MINUTES OF MEETING
All registered Consumer Associations shallfurnish the Council with records of minutes of the Board and general meetings
signed by the Chairman and the Secretary.
4. PERIODIC REPORTS
All consumer NGOs registered with the Council shall furnish the Council withannual reports of all the activities of the Association and shall notify the Council of all the major activities it is planning to carry out.
5. ALTERATIONS AND CHANGE
1 The Council shall be notified of anyalteration, changes in the constitution or change of name of the organization
and/ornames of trustees, members of the Executive Committee of the Association.
2 Certified True Copies of such alterations and changes at the CAC should also be forwarded to the Council.
6. COLLABORATION WITH CPC
Only duly registered Consumer NGOs shall have the previlege of collaboration with the Council and also recommendation by the Council.
7. COLLABORATION WITH CPC STATE COMMITTEES
All registered and affiliated Consumer NGOsmay collaborate with the Council’s State Committees nearest to them.
8. SOURCES OF FUNDING
Every application must be supported withfinancial statement, source of funding and annual budget of the Association.
9.ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT
Consumer Associations registered with the Council shall keep proper accounts andrecords of all financial transactions.
After all the above mentioned processes, the Council will subsequently issue the applicant a letter of confirmation of registration.
CONSUMER PROTECTION COUNCIL
|S/NO||OFFENCE||FEE (PENALTY) NAIRA|
|1||Non registration of promotion||10 Million|
|2||Commencement without approval||5Million|
|3||Failure to insert in adverts that the Promotion has been approved by the Council||2Million|
|4||Non adherence to conditions in the guidelines.||5Million|
|5||Non adherence to conditions in the approval letter.||5Million|
|6||Making any changes in the terms of the approved promotion.||5Million|
|7||Any act or omission in the conduct of the promotion which is considered by the Council to be exploitative of Consumer.||5Million|
CONSUMER PROTECTION COUNCIL
GUIDELINES FOR SALES PROMOTION REGISTRATION
Part 1. Introduction
Part 2. Definition of terms
Part 3. Registration Requirements
Part 4. Evidential Support of Application
Part 5. Application Assessment Process
Part 6. Pre-approval requirements
Part 7. Provisional Approval
Part 8. Draws
Part 9. Denial of Application
Part 10. Sanctions
Part 11. Withdrawal of Approval
Part 12. Promotions/ Closure
Part 13. Appeal
Schedule 1. Application form for Sales Promotions
Schedule 2. Exit Report of compliance on Sales Promotions
Schedule 3. Approved fee structure and Penalties
S Schedule 4. Approved Penalty Structure
In these guidelines unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the following interpretations: check laws definition for
whether numbering is done
“Act” means the Consumer Protection Council Act, Cap 25, LFN 2004 or any succeeding legislation thereof.
‘Council’ shall means the Consumer Protection Council or any succeeding body, entity or agency.
‘Director General’ means the Director General of the Council or any succeeding nomenclature.
‘Application’ means a formal request to the Council on form A in schedule 1; any modification thereof or otherwise acceptable format by the
Council, for the purpose of seeking approval to engage in a sales promotion.
‘Promoter’/ ‘Applicant’ means any person, company, firm, organisation including any agent or representative thereof for the purpose of making and or
processing an application.
‘Sales promotion’ means a marketing strategy, tool or devise, that involves presenting a range of direct or indirect benefits in exchange for
exercising a choice or decision and or making a purchase of a good, service or other product to the exclusion or in preference to another while the
promotion subsists or any other relevant period within which it is reasonable to conclude that the decision made the consumer/decision maker or
purchaser was or could have been motivated by the presentation.
‘Draws’ means an act of selecting participants randomly, from a bag or container, to determine a winner.
‘Approval’ means the Council’s formal authorisation of the commencement of the Sales Promotion.
‘Sell-in-time’ means the duration of the Promotion
The application shall include:
It shall be a violation of law: and sanctions or penalties the Council may be imposed when;
Goods: Shedule 4 The Importation of which is Absolutely Prohibited
Culled from : https://www.customs.gov.ng/ProhibitionList/import.php