The Districts Courts

The District Court was established under the Magistrates Courts Act, 1985. Under the law, each district is supposed to have a District Court. The district magistrate has both criminal and civil jurisdiction. In criminal cases, the district magistrate can impose a sentence not exceeding five years in jail

In civil cases, the District Court can handle matters in which in the case of movable property the value of the subject matter is above TZS. 1,000,000/= but does not exceed TZS. 5,000,000/= and in the case of immovable property the value of the subject matter is above TZS. 5,000,000/= but does not exceed TZS. 10,000,000/=.

The District Court also exercises appellate and revisionary jurisdiction over the Primary Court below it.

Courts

S/no Court Location
1 Mjini Vuga View
2 Magharibi Vuga View
3 Kaskazini A Mkokotoni View
4 Kaskazini B Mkokotoni View
5 Kati Makunduchi View
6 Kusini Makunduchi View
7 Kaskazini Pemba Vuga View
8 Kaskazini Pemba Vuga View
9 Kusini Pemba Vuga View
10 Kusini Pemba Vuga View