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Magistrates Court Act [Chapter 7:10].

Country/Territory
Zimbabwe
Document type
Legislation
Date
1898 (2003)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to courts of magistrates, and to provide for the examination, by interrogatories, of persons resident in Zimbabwe, whose evidence is required in civil cases pending in any magistrates court in any neighbouring state.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Court/tribunal Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Traditional rights/customary rights Land tenure Transfer
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations
Abstract

This Act makes provision for the establishment for regional and provincial courts by the Minister, defines jurisdiction of such courts and provides with respect to legal proceedings at such courts and related matters. Various aspects of the legal proceedings concern land or rights in land.

Full text
English
Website
www.parlzim.gov.zw

References - Legislation

Amended by

Judicial Laws Amendment (Ease of Settling Commercial and Other Disputes) Act, 2017 (No. 7 of 2017).

Legislation | Zimbabwe | 2017

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Jurisdictional competence

Source: FAO, FAOLEX