The objectives of the society are:

  1. To provide a central organization for Engineers in Nigeria and generally to do such things as may from time to time be necessary to members and to advance the interest of the engineering profession in Nigeria.

  2. To promote, protect, encourage and maintain a high standard of engineering study and practice and to encourage greater efficiency therein.

  3. To represent to the governments in Nigeria the views of the society on any subject of concern or interest to Engineers in Nigeria and if considered advisable to join with any other bodies in submitting such representation.

  4. To represent to any other individual or bodies or organization the views of the Society on any subject of concern or interest to Engineers in Nigeria on any appropriate subject on which the views of the Society may be invited.

  5. To provide a body to which the Government or other official or unofficial authority or organization in Nigeria can have recourse for advice, assistance or the expression of views on any subjects of concern or interest to Engineers in Nigeria.

  6. To facilitate the development and acquisition of technology by conducting visits to places of engineering interest, reading technical papers, holding meetings, conferences, publishing books, journals, and periodicals on engineering matters.

  7. To subscribe or guarantee or otherwise use monies of the society for charitable or benevolent objects or scholarships or bursaries or for any exhibitions for any public, general or useful objects.

  8. To provide for the training and examination of students in Engineering as well as the continuing professional update and development of its members.

  9. To promote and pursue research in engineering science and practice with particular reference to local conditions.

  10. To study and resolve the professional problems confronting its members.

  11. To nominate any member or members as arbitrators, panelists, investigator, auditors, expert witnesses or specialist advisers, when called upon to do so.

  12. To assist necessitous members and any of the dependent kindred of deceased members including the widows or widowers members and appoint treasurer and distributor of any benevolent fund or funds which my be contributed to members or others for these purposes of any of them, and subject to the provisions of paragraph four (prohibiting payments being made to members), to make any contributions out of the surplus assets or income of the Society from time to time to any benevolent fund or funds.

  13. To purchase, hold, lease, let, mortgage, sell, improve, or otherwise acquire and dispose of any moveable or immoveable property and any rights or privileges, which may be necessary or convenient for the advancement of any of the objects of the Society.

  14. To invest and deal with the monies of the Society not immediately required in any manner.

  15. To borrow money where necessary to promote any of the objects set out herein upon such securities as may be determined.

  16. To apply or petition for any legislation, parliamentary or otherwise that would further any of the objects of the Society.

  17. To do all or any such lawful things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the object and generally to further the profession of Engineering in Nigeria as well as enhance the status of Engineers in Nigeria. PROVIDED that the Society shall not support with its funds and objects nor endeavour to impose on or procure to be observed by its members or others any regulation, restriction of condition which if an object of the Society, would make it a Trade Union.

  18. To maintain and enhance links with National, International and Multinational Organizations bodies to promote any of the objects of the Society.

  19. To collaborate with Industry, Commerce, Academic and other such national bodies as may be necessary or convenient for the advancement of any of the object of the society.

  20. To promote and enforce a high standard of performance and professional ethics among its members.

  21. To watch over, promote and protect the mutual interests of its members and to give advice to members.
Chapter One of the NSEPH Bye-Laws



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