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THE MAGISTRATES’ COURT ACT NO. 6 OF 1985

EXTENSION OF PECUNIARY JURISDICTION IN CIVIL CASE

(Under Section 20A)

            IN EXERCISE of the Power conferred upon me under Section 20A of the Magistrates’ Court Act No. 6 of 1985 (as amended by section 3 of the Written Laws Miscellaneous Amendments) Act No. 2 of 1991, I, OMAR OTHMAN MAKUNGU, the Chief Justice of Zanzibar do hereby Extended the Pecuniary Jurisdiction of the Subordinate Courts in Civil Suits in accordance with the schedule below with effect from 1st day of January, 2013.  

S C H E D U L E

(1)        PRIMIARY COURT  --  To hear determine Civil Suits in which:

(a)      In the case of movable property the value of the s

subject matter does not exceed Shs. 10,000,000/=;

(b)      In the case of immovable property the value of the

subject matter does not exceed Shs. 20,000,000/=

(2)  DISTRICT COURT    --      To hear and determine Civil Suits.

(a)      In the case of movable property the value of the subject

matter in above Shs. 10,000,000/= but does not exceed Shs. 30,000,000/=.

(b)      In the case of immovable property the value of the

subject matter is above Shs. 20,000,000/= but does not exceed Shs. 50,000,000/=. 

(3)        REGIONAL COURT   --            to hear and determine Civil Suits in which: 

(a)   In the case of movable property the value of the  subject matter is above Shs. 30,000,000/=  but does not exceed Shs. 80,000,000/=;

(b)   In the case of immovable property the value of the subject matter is above Shs. 50,000,000/= but does not exceed Shs. 100,000,000/=.

Legal Notice No. 6 of 2004 is hereby revoked.  

            Provided that all suits which have been instituted prior to coming into force of this Legal Notice shall continue to be heard in Court until they are finally and conclusively decided under the provisions of thereto revoked Legal Notice.

SIGNED at Zanzibar on this ……… day of December.

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OMAR OTHMAN MAKUNGU

CHIEF JUSTICE

ZANZIBAR.