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About The Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria

  • About the Institute
  • Mission & Vision Statements
  • Printers Act
  • Printers Disciplinary Tribunal
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The Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria is charged with the duty of regulating, controlling, managing and administration of printers in Nigeria, and for related purposes. CIPPON was created by an Act of Parliament No. 24 of 2007.

 

 

 

Mission Statement

The Institute Shall;

 

Proffer Advice to the federal and state Governments on printing activities. Collect, Process and disseminate all printing data and information within and outside Nigeria.

 

Promote and encourage original work and research, or development leading to innovation in the science and art of printing, bookbinding, graphics design and graphic communication and to publish all useful result of such research.

 

Register and categorize printing houses in Nigeria. On the basis of area of specialization as it relates to the types of job that a printer or printing house should handle and the equipment possessed by such individual or corporate body.

 

Ensure that no firm or partnership shall practice as printers in Nigeria unless it is registered by the council. Unless a person is a registered “Member” with the Institute he is not qualified to be appointed or promoted to any senior or executive position in the printing and allied industry.

 

Prescribe the form of license to be issued annually. The Institute shall restrict the right to practice as a printing Practitioner in default of payment of the amount of the Annual subscription.

 

It is the Institute Vision to maintain Professional integrity and to be Economy Solution Provider.

 

 

Vision

To maintain professional integrity and to be Economy Solution Provider.

 

 

PRINTERS ACT, No. 24 of 2007

 

Part of the Regulatory Guide to the Rule of Practice

 

  1. The printers Act (No 24, 2007) established the Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) charged with the duty of regulating, controlling, managing and administration of printers in Nigeria, and for related purposes.

  2. Anybody who is not a licensed Professional Printer, but using the designation implying that he is authorized by law to practice as a Professional Licensed Printer, commits an offence, punishable under the law.

  3. A person shall be entitled to be registered as a printing professional by the Institute if he satisfies the Council that, immediately before the commencement of the Printers Act, he has not less than five years experience as a printing executive of a company registered practitioners under the Companies and Allied Matters Act.

 

Section 7

 

(4) The Institute Shall:

(g)  Proffer Advice to the federal and state Government on printing activities.

(k)  Collect, Process and disseminate all printing data and information within and outside Nigeria.

(f)  Promote and encourage original work and research, or development leading to innovation in the science and art of printing, bookbinding, graphics design and graphic communication and to publish all useful result of such research.

 

 

Section 9

 

(5)  Subject to the provision of this Act:

(i)   The Institute shall register and categorize printing houses in Nigeria.

(ii)  On the basis of area of specialization as it relates to the types of job that a printer or printing house should handle and the equipment possessed by such individual or corporate body.

 

 

Section 23

 

(6)  (b) The Council ensures that no firm or partnership shall practice as printers in Nigeria unless it is registered by the Council.

     (2) Unless a person is a registered “Member” with the Institute, he is not qualified to be appointed or promoted to any senior or executive position in the printing and allied Industry.

 

 

Section 31

 

(7)  (b) The Institute shall prescribe the form of license to be issued annually.

      (c) The Institute shall restrict the right to practice as a printing practitioner in default of payment of the amount of the Annual Subscription. Section 36 (8) (b) The printers Act may be cited as the chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria Act 2007, and shall apply throughout the federation.

 

 

Section 36


(8) (b) The printers Act may be cited as the chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria Act 2007, and shall apply throughout the federation.        

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