ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title
Establishment and Nature of Court
3. Establishment of courts
4. Nature of courts
5. Courts to be open to public
6. Language of court
7. Parties who may appear
Officers of the Court
8. Presiding officers
9. Clerk of court
10. Court bailiff
11. Jurisdiction of courts
12. Cessation of action
16. Execution and enforcement of judgment
17. Finality of judgment
18. Contempt of court
19. Rules of court
Act 7, 2009,
Act 5, 2013.
An Act to establish small claims courts and matters incidental thereto or connected therewith.
[Date of Commencement: 19th June, 2009]
Preliminary (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Small Claims Courts Act.
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-
"Court'' means a small claims court established under section 3;
"presiding officer'' means a magistrate or other person referred to in section 8;
"Registrar'' means the Registrar of the High Court; and
"rules of court'' means rules made by the Chief Justice under section 19.
Establishment and Nature of Court (ss 3-7)
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