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MAGISTRATES COURT (CIVIL DIVISION) ACT 1992

- Act 27 of 1992
- Royal Assent 13 November 1992

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation

   PART 2 - Establishment of Civil Division of the Magistrates Court

   4.      4. Establishment of civil division
   5.      5. 
   6.      6. Court to comprise a single magistrate

   PART 3 - Civil Jurisdiction of Magistrates Court

   7.      7. Monetary limit on jurisdiction
   7A.     7A. 
   8.      8. Common law jurisdiction
   9.      9. Equitable jurisdiction
   10.     10. Law and equity to be administered concurrently
   11.     11. Consent jurisdiction
   12.     12. Court may award costs where action or matter struck out for
           want of jurisdiction
   13.     13. Power of magistrate to sit in chambers
   13A.    13A. Vexatious litigants
   13B.    13B. Court may make application under Vexatious Proceedings Act
           2011

   PART 4 - Administration

   14.     14. Duties of district registrars
   15.     15. Bailiffs
   15A.    15A. Assistant bailiffs
   16.     16. Duties, &c., of bailiffs
   17.     17. 
   18.     18. Bailiff not to be trespasser by reason of irregularity

   PART 5 - Practice and Procedure Division 1 - Rules of Court

   19.     19. Practice and procedure to be in accordance with rules of
           court
   20.     20. 
   21.     21. 
   22.     22. 

           Division 2 - Interest on debts and judgments

   23.     23. Interpretation of Division
   24.     24. Fixing of prescribed rate
   25.     25. Power of Court to allow interest on debts, &c.
   26.     26. Interest on judgments

           Division 3 - Judgments and appeals

   27.     27. Judgment
   28.     28. Appeals to Supreme Court
   29.     29. Order of review not to be made
   30.     30. Transfer of proceedings into Supreme Court
   31.     31. Questions reserved for opinion of Supreme Court

           Division 4 - Minor civil claims

   31AA.   31AA. Proceedings to be in open court
   31AB.   31AB. Procedure for minor civil claims
   31AC.   31AC. Evidence and production of documents
   31AD.   31AD. Representation of parties
   31AE.   31AE. Contracting out prohibited
   31AF.   31AF. Costs, compensation and expenses
   31AG.   31AG. Estoppel

   PART 6 - Execution

   31A.    31A. Enforcement of judgments and orders
   32.     32. Power of bailiff to interplead

   PART 7 - Miscellaneous

   33.     33. Costs
   34.     34. Practitioners' charges
   35.     35. Evidentiary provisions
   35A.    35A. Expert reports
   36.     36. Advocates
   37.     37. Witnesses
   38.     38. Fees
   38A.    38A. Reduction or waiver of fee, &c.
   39.     39. Appropriation of fees
   39A.    39A. Mediators and conciliators protected from liability
   39B.    39B. Rules of court
   40.     40. Regulations
   41.     41. Repeal
   42.     42. Consequential Amendments
   42A.    42A. Transfer of residual court of request matters
   43.     43. Savings and transitional provisions
   43A.    43A. Transitional provision: rules of court
   44.     44. Administration of Act
           SCHEDULE 1

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