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SUPREME COURT CIVIL PROCEDURE ACT 1932

- Act 58 of 1932
- Royal Assent 2 August 1933

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I - Jurisdiction, Procedure, and Practice as to Exercise of
   Jurisdiction, and Rules of Law

   1.      1. Short title and commencement
   2.      2. Repeals
   3.      3. Interpretation
   4.      4. Supreme Court declared to be a Colonial Court of Admiralty
   5.      5. Jurisdiction of Supreme Court under this Act to be exercised
           by it as one Court
   6.      6. How jurisdiction to be exercised
   7.      7. References in unrepealed statutes to forms of proceeding: How
           interpreted
   8.      8. Provision as to exercise of summary jurisdiction
   9.      9. Application of Act
   10.     10. Law and equity to be administered concurrently
   11.     11. Miscellaneous rules of law
   12.     12. Jurisdiction as to costs
   13.     13. Costs of actions brought in Supreme Court which might have
           been brought in an inferior court

   PART II - Organization of Court and Allocation of Business

   14.     14. Organization of Court
   15.     15. Causes and matters to be brought before Full Court
   16.     16. Causes and matters to be brought before single judge
   17.     17. Reservation of cases and questions for determination by Full
           Court
   18.     18. This Part to apply to jurisdiction in admiralty

   PART III - Sittings

   18A.    18A. 
   19.     19. Business and sittings of Court
   20.     20. Reserved judgments
   20A.    20A. 
   21.     21. 
   22.     22. 
   23.     23. 
   24.     24. 
   25.     25. 

   PART IV - Trial

   26.     26. Actions to be tried at civil trial sittings
   27.     27. Power of Full Court or judge to order any question to be
           tried at civil trial sittings
   28.     28. Transfer to inferior courts of civil jurisdiction of actions
           and counter-claims founded on contract or tort
   29.     29. Trial at civil trial sittings may be with or without a
           jury
   30.     30. 
   31.     31. 
   32.     32. Act not to affect mode of giving evidence on jury trials,
           rules of evidence, or law as to juries
   33.     33. Right to have issue for trial by jury submitted to jury
           with a proper and complete direction
   34.     34. Recovery of interest on debts
   35.     35. Recovery of interest on debts
   36.     36. Questions of foreign law to be decided by judge
   37.     37. Court to have power to call in assessors
   37A.    37A. Power of Court to refer action, &c., to arbitrator
   37B.    37B. Power of Court to compel attendance before arbitrator
   37C.    37C. Statement of special case for opinion of Court
   37D.    37D. Examination of parties and witnesses
   37E.    37E. Persons not compelled to answer certain questions
   37F.    37F. Evidence received by arbitrator
   37G.    37G. Costs of arbitration
   38.     38. This Part to apply to admiralty causes and matters

   PART V - New Trials and Appeals

   39.     39. Applications for new trial or to set aside verdict, &c.
   40.     40. Appeals
   41.     41. Appeal in cases where jurisdiction is discretionary or
           exercisable as result of judge's opinion
   42.     42. Persons by whom appeals may be instituted
   43.     43. Cases in which no appeal lies
   44.     44. Appeals as to costs only, and appeals by a person admitted
           to sue or defend as a poor person
   45.     45. Appeals from judgments given in exercise of discretionary
           jurisdiction
   46.     46. Appeal to be by way of rehearing
   47.     47. Powers of Full Court on hearing of appeals
   48.     48. Power of Full Court to receive further evidence
   49.     49. Powers of Full Court where only part of judgment appealed
           from
   50.     50. When new trial not to be granted
   51.     51. Judgment obtained by fraud may be set aside by application
           for new trial or an action
   52.     52. This Part to apply to admiralty causes and matters

   PART VI - Proceedings at the Suit of, and Against, the Crown

   53.     53. Interpretation
   54.     54. 
   55.     55. Actions by the Crown in respect of rights which do not
           directly concern the Crown
   56.     56. Actions to establish trust for charity generally
   57.     57. Actions to recover or protect property subject to trust for
           charity
   58.     58. Cases in which Attorney-General is required to be made a
           party or cited
   59.     59. Actions for declaration that property is subject to a trust
           for public purposes
   60.     60. Actions relating to administration of property subject to
           trust for public purposes
   61.     61. Relators
   62.     62. Proceedings relating to property subject to trust for
           particular charities
   63.     63. Power of Attorney-General at any time to institute
           proceedings with respect to any charitable trust
   64.     64. 
   65.     65. 
   66.     66. 
   67.     67. 
   68.     68. 
   69.     69. 
   70.     70. 
   71.     71. 
   72.     72. 
   73.     73. 

   PART VII -
   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  

   74.     74. 
   75.     75. 
   76.     76. 
   77.     77. 
   78.     78. 
   79.     79. 
   80.     80. 
   81.     81. 
   82.     82. 
   83.     83. 
   84.     84. 
   85.     85. 
   86.     86. 

   PART VIII - Proceedings in Lunacy

   87.     87. 
   88.     88. 
   89.     89. 
   90.     90. No commission in nature of a writ of de lunatico inquirendo
           to be issued
   91.     91. 
   92.     92. 
   93.     93. 
   94.     94. 
   95.     95. 
   96.     96. 
   97.     97. 
   98.     98. 
   99.     99. 
   100.    100. 
   101.    101. 
   102.    102. 
   103.    103. 
   104.    104. 
   105.    105. 
   106.    106. 
   107.    107. 
   108.    108. 
   109.    109. 
   110.    110. 
   111.    111. 
   112.    112. 
   113.    113. 
   114.    114. 
   115.    115. 
   116.    116. 
   117.    117. 
   118.    118. 
   119.    119. 
   120.    120. 
   121.    121. 
   122.    122. 
   123.    123. 
   124.    124. 
   125.    125. 
   126.    126. 
   127.    127. 
   128.    128. 
   129.    129. 
   130.    130. 
   131.    131. 
   132.    132. 
   133.    133. 
   134.    134. 
   135.    135. 
   136.    136. 
   137.    137. 
   138.    138. 
   139.    139. 
   140.    140. 
   141.    141. 
   142.    142. 
   143.    143. 
   144.    144. 
   145.    145. 
   146.    146. 
   147.    147. 
   148.    148. 
   149.    149. 
   150.    150. 
   151.    151. 
   152.    152. 
   153.    153. 
   154.    154. 
   155.    155. 
   156.    156. 
   157.    157. 
   158.    158. 
   159.    159. 
   160.    160. 
   161.    161. 

   PART IX - Enforcement of Judgments and Execution

   162.    162. Interpretation
   163.    163. Powers of Court as to enforcement of its judgments
   164.    164. Judgment for sum of money to have same effect as judgment
           at Common Law
   165.    165. Judgments to carry interest
   166.    166. Charging order on Government stock or shares in companies
           belonging to judgment debtor
   167.    167. Charging order to be made ex parte in first instance, and
           on notice to bank or company to act as a distringas
   168.    168. Provisions of sections 166 and 167 to extend to contingent
           interest in stock and shares and the dividends thereof, and to
           stock, &c., in Court
   169.    169. Execution of instruments by order of Court

   PART X - Enforcement in Tasmania of Judgments Obtained in Superior
   Courts in Other Parts of His Majesty's Dominions

   170.    170. Interpretation
   171.    171. Enforcement in this State of judgments obtained in superior
           courts in other British dominions
   172.    172. Cases in which the judgments mentioned in section 171 are
           not to be registered in the Court
   173.    173. Effect of registration of judgment
   174.    174. Rules of Court
   175.    175. Costs of action on a judgment which might have been
           registered under this Part, but has not been so registered
   176.    176. Issue of certificates of judgments obtained in this State
   177.    177. Extent of this Part

   PART XI - Jurisdiction of Inferior Courts

   178.    178. Power of Governor to confer jurisdiction in equity on any
           inferior court of civil jurisdiction
   179.    179. Jurisdiction conferred under section 178 may be limited or
           conferred subject to conditions
   180.    180. Power of Governor to extend any of the provisions of this
           Act to any inferior court of civil jurisdiction
   181.    181. Transfer to Court of proceedings in equity where
           subject-matter exceeds limit of jurisdiction of inferior court
   182.    182. Inferior court having jurisdiction at law and in equity may
           grant same relief, and give effect to same defences and
           counter-claims, as the Court
   183.    183. Counter-claims in inferior courts, and transfers therefrom
   184.    184. Procedure on transfer of causes from the Court to inferior
           court of civil jurisdiction
   185.    185. Provisions of section 11 to apply to all courts in which
           they can be applied

   PART XII - Officers and Offices

   186.    186. Establishment of district registries
   187.    187. Seal of district registry
   188.    188. Original proceedings may be instituted in any registry
   189.    189. Transfer of proceedings from one registry to another
   190.    190. Transfer for purpose of application
   191.    191. Production of books, &c., at district registry
   191A.   191A. 
   191B.   191B. Effect of, and appeal from, orders of the Associate Judge

   PART XIII - Miscellaneous Provisions

   192.    192. Right of judges to act judicially in cases relating to
           rates and taxes
   193.    193. Appointment of commissioners
   194.    194. Suitors' funds to vest in the Registrar
   194A.   194A. Securities in Court
   194B.   194B. Liability of Consolidated Fund for default of the Registrar
   194C.   194C. Banking and investment of suitors' funds
   194D.   194D. Investment made under order of court
   194E.   194E. Validity of payments, &c., pursuant to Rules of Court
   194F.   194F. Remittance by post
   194G.   194G. Vexatious litigants
   194H.   194H. Annual report

   PART XIV - Rules

   195.    195. Rules of Court
   196.    196. Rules in Schedule II to regulate procedure and practice
           until altered or annulled
   197.    197. Power of judges to make Rules of Court
   198.    198. Application of section 197
   199.    199. Application of section 197
   200.    200. Rules of Court may be made in substitution for statutory
           rules of procedure
   201.    201. Provision for cases of doubt or difficulty
   202.    202. Rule Committee
   203.    203. Rules of Court to be recommended or approved of by Rule
           Committee
   204.    204. Rules of Court to be laid before Parliament
   205.    205. Provisions of this Act as to authority by whom and manner
           in which Rules of Court shall be made exhaustive
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2

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