CHAPTER 04:08
SMALL CLAIMS COURTS

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

 

   SECTION

 

 

 

PART I
Preliminary

 

   1.   Short title

 

   2.   Interpretation

 

 

 

PART II
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

 

 

 

PART III
Officers of the Court

 

   8.    Presiding officers

 

   9.    Clerk of court

 

   10.    Court bailiff

 

 

 

PART IV
Jurisdiction

 

   11.    Jurisdiction of courts

 

 

 

PART V
General

 

   12.    Cessation of action

 

   13.    Evidence

 

   14.    Procedure

 

   15.    Judgment

 

   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]

PART I
Preliminary (ss 1-2)

 

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Small Claims Courts Act.

 

2.   Interpretation

   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.

PART II
Establishment and Nature of Court (ss 3-7)

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