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Small Claims Courts Act (Chapter 7:12).

Country/Territory
Zimbabwe
Document type
Legislation
Date
1992 (2002)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to establish small claims courts for the adjudication of small civil claims; to make provision for the jurisdiction, powers and procedure of small claims courts and for the making of rules in connection therewith; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Land & soil
Keyword
Court/tribunal Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Jurisdictional competence
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations
Abstract

This Act provides for the establishment of small courts and defines the jurisdiction of such courts. It also provides with respect to proceedings and execution of judgement. Courts are established for provinces. The area of jurisdiction of a small claims court shall be the province for which it is established. Small courts shall also have jurisdiction in some matters affecting immovable property.

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