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An outline of customary court procedure

R. A. I. Ogbobine

An outline of customary court procedure

by R. A. I. Ogbobine

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Published by Ruf-Bine Pub. Co. in Benin City, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Customary law courts -- Nigeria,
    • Court rules -- Nigeria

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R.A.I. Ogbobine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2322664M
      ISBN 109783004514
      LC Control Number86206299
      OCLC/WorldCa16712594

      Civil Procedure Outline Institutional Values of the Procedural Systems • Fairness • Accuracy • Cost • Equality (Money, Rules, etc.) • Efficiency • Finality • Participation/Dignity Fundamental Question that Arises at the Beginning of Every Lawsuit: • In which court should a lawyer file a case 3 Requirements. the Customary Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja ; a Customary Court of Appeal of a State. The courts established by the Constitution are the only superior courts of record in Nigeria. The Constitution empowers the National Assembly and the Houses of Assembly to establish courts with subordinate jurisdiction to the High Courts.

      b. Indigenous adjudicatory organs + law of procedure Composition + jurisdiction of the various indigenous / customary courts Procedures Evidence that may be lead in court to reach a decision c. Indigenous criminal law Public action to punish a subject who transgresses a rule that is punishable by law Customary Private law. Insightful guide to pretrial procedure in New York criminal cases. Book (Full Set) $ New York Wills, 2d ed. (New York Practice Library) reference supplies practical advice and analysis for successfully negotiating and trying DWI cases in New York state courts. Book $

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. 1 LOUISIANA CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE The goal of this edition of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure1 is to provide the practitioner with a convenient copy to bring to court or the office.


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An outline of customary court procedure by R. A. I. Ogbobine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Customary court procedures are generally simple, informal and flexible. Within this context, the Manual should ensure that customary courts are alive to South Sudan’s transformation process. For instance, the Local Government Act embodies comprehensive norms relating to.

It analyses the nature of customary law, the constitution and jurisdiction of the Customary Courts, the role of traditional rulers in such courts and the law administered in them.

It outlines criminal and civil procedures of the Customary Court; discusses the question of legal representation; and the future and possible abolition of the. customary court may impose is a fine of one thousand naira or imprisonment for three months or both.

Furthermore, Section 55 of the Customary Courts Laws7 gives a Customary Court powers to hear and determine cases of assaults, obstruction, molestation and so on. That section states: Any person who commits a common assault on or obstructs,File Size: KB.

1 See the Preface to “An Outline of Customary Court Procedure” (Part 1 () by R.A.I. Ogbobine (J.) 2 An outline of customary court procedure book by the very restrictive interpretation of its jurisdiction by the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal.

Whereas in other common law jurisdictions, the appellate courts have been known “to give life to even dead bones of. courts. The considerations behind the constitutional recognition of the customary law courts in the current constitutional dispensation and the jurisdiction of customary courts are limited to customary matters and only criminal cases with a customary interface.

It is noted that the. The findings presented in Reform of Customary Marriage, Divorce and Succession in South Africa about the implementation of the Act and the Bhe rules will be of interest to a wide range of individuals, court and state officials, and scholars. The authors provide evidence-based research on the implementation of the laws and they outline what.

(1) When a case is transferred from a customary court to a magistrate's court, whether for trial or re-trial, by an order under section 37 or 44, that customary court shall forward the record of the case to the magistrate's court, and thereupon the magistrate's court shall proceed to the trial or re-trial of the case as though, in a criminal.

HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURES) RULES, (CI 47) ARRANGEMENT OF RULES. ORDER 1—PRELIMINARY MATTERS. Rule. Application of Rules. Publicity of Proceedings.

Conduct of Proceedings by a Person Other than a Party. Acting without Authority. ORDER 2—COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS. Title of Parties. Commencement of. The Customary Court Act and Rules of the Customary Court The court offers forms to fill out that guide self-actors in what is required by the court for procedures to be followed.

In fact, where one party to a matter is represented by a lawyer, and the other party is a self-actor, the lawyer has a duty to explain to the self-acting party.

accused Anambra Appeal Law apply appointed Area Courts Edict area of jurisdiction Bendel binding common law Constitution Basic Provisions Court Civil Procedure Court of Appeal Court of Nigeria Courts Amendment Courts Law Amendment Courts Law E.N.

Courts Law W.R.N. Creation and Transitional Criminal Procedure Law Cross River custom Customary 2/5(1). Local courts on customary law Small Claims Court 6 The Legal Profession in Zimbabwe Introduction: The legal profession 7 An Outline of Court Procedures Civil procedures This book is a compilation of my lecture notes for ‘Introduction to Law’.

CUSTOMARY LAWS, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE IN THE AREA/CUSTOMARY COURT, AND THE CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL By the Honourable Justice Joseph Otabor Olubor, President, Customary Court of Appeal, Benin City, Edo State. Introduction Before I commence, I would like to mention that the National Judicial Institute (N.J.I).

After outlining this theoretical framework, it turns to the Zimbabwean legal system and covers the following key areas: sources of Zimbabwean law, the scope of Roman-Dutch law in Zimbabwe, the law-making process and the role of Parliament, the structure of the courts in Zimbabwe, the procedures in the civil and criminal courts, the legal aid.

Civil Procedure, in contradistinction to Criminal Procedure, deals with the steps that the parties-plaintiff & the defendant-should take from the time of commencement of the Civil proceeding until its conclusion. Amendments to CPC in and [operative from 1st July ] aim at meeting the problem of inordinate delay in civil Courts.

The superior court for customary courts is the Customary Court of Appeal and in descending order to the headman’s court as the lowest court.

Generally, the courts of the 8th and 7th officers noted above are the lower customary courts while those of the 6th and 7th number should be viewed as Higher Customary courts. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Customary courts ordinance cap of applicable to Anglophone Cameroon defines customary law as “the native law and custom prevailing in the area of the jurisdiction of the court so far as it is not repugnant to natural justice, equity and good conscience, nor incompatible either directly or by natural implication with the written.

The following is the Civil Trial Outline which I use: this one was used in a personal injury case. CIVIL TRIAL OUTLINE [Ask clerk to call the jury panel, if not already seated beforehand. If the panel is in the courtroom, not yet having been seated (to be randomly drawn and seated): AS YOUR NAME IS CALLED, PLEASE SIT WHERE THE BAILIFF INDICATES.].

from one customary court to another and from customary courts to other courts. (P clause 24 of the draft Bill) Opting out of jurisdiction and transfer of cases In criminal matters, it is recommended that a defendant should have the right to opt out of the jurisdiction of a customary court in favour of any other court.

Note that this briefing is a guide to procedure in the magistrates’ court only. Crown court procedures are broadly similar but with some important differences – we would advise you to seek advice on procedure if you are representing yourself in Crown court.

The prosecutor will briefly outline the case against the defendant(s) and set. CUSTOMARY LAW AND PROTOCOLS IN ADR PROCEDURES Permanent Court of International Justice, which requires it, when deciding disputes in accordance with international law, to apply (among other things) “international custom, as Customary law is, by definition, intrinsic to the life and custom of indigenous peoples and.Pre-trial Court Appearances in a Criminal Case.

It’s especially difficult to generalize about this subject, since so much depends on a particular state’s procedures, whether it typically uses a grand jury to bring charges, etc. Here’s the procedure used with some variations in many states in which a prosecutor files charges without a.The Red Book is lodged and served by the appellant six weeks after filing the appeal.

Black Book The Black Book contains the transcript and the written submissions from the Court or Tribunal below to the extent that they are necessary. UCPR provides for the format and contents of the Black Book.

The Black Book is lodged and served ten.