The House of Representatives has approved a bill to ban the use of Plastic Bags, Propose N500,000 Fine to defaulters

The House of Representatives has approved a bill to ban the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.

The title of the bill is A Bill for an Act to among other things, Prohibit the Use, Manufacture and Importation of all Plastic Bags used for Commercial and Household Packaging in order to Address their Harmful Impacts on the Oceans, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Environment, Wildlife as well as Human Beings and also to Relieve Pressure on Landfills and Waste Management; and for Related Matters (HB. 1437).”

According to the bill, any person found guilty shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding N500, 000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or to both such fine and imprisonment.

It also prescribes a fine of N5 million to companies guilty of the offences.
See the bill below:

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