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ruling of the national industrial court holden
jurisdiction of the trial court
relevant section of the trafficking
provisions of section
non-service of arraignment notice
non-service of proof of evidence
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
trial court of the jurisdiction
national industrial court holden
decision of the lower court
receipt of the charge sheets
provisions of sections
notice of preliminary objection
respondents brief of argument
criminal procedure act
federal high court
adoption of the issues
prohibition law enforcement
notice of appeal
respondents of the respondents brief of argument
national industrial court of nigeria holden
such number of judicial divisions
honourable justice r. b. haastrup
territorial jurisdiction of the court
misitura omodere bolaji-yusuff
president of the court
RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of the National Industrial Court Holden at Enugu, delivered by Honourable Justice R. B. Haastrup on the 13th day of June 2014.
FACTS OF THE CASE
The accused person had been charged under the relevant Section of the Trafficking in Person (Prohibition Law Enforcement and Administration Act 2003) as amended.
Upon the receipt of the charge sheets which were served on the Appellants by proxy, they filed through their counsel, a notice of preliminary objection dated 23rd May 2014 and filed on the 26th of May 2014, challenging the jurisdiction of the trial Court to entertain the charge.
In its Ruling, the preliminary objection was overruled.
The Appellants are dissatisfied with the decision of the lower Court and filed a Notice of Appeal on the 25th of June 2014, encapsulating three (3) Grounds of Appeal Pages 40 44 of the Record of Appeal.
The Appellants filed their Brief of Argument on the 27th of…