Dispute of liability by garnishee, ORDER XXXVIII – PROCEEDINGS IN FORMA PAUPERIS, 2.       Who may sue or defend in forma pauperis, 5. These Rules will come into operation on 1 July 2019. application, 6. Revocation of Civil Procedure Rules 2009, 3. Affidavit to be served with motion and Evidence Disputing the Court’s Jurisdiction, 2. How decree, order, writ etc. of Arbitrators and appointment, 6. Assessor shall take oath of secrecy, 1. is necessary, 3. DIRECTIONS, 1. entitled are ascertained, ORDER XLV – ARREST OF ABSCONDING DEFENDANT, 1. Notice to parties and interested parties, 24. Claim to goods, etc taken in execution, 5. What is endorsed where claim is liquidated, 5. A person who claims to be interested under a deed, will, enactment or other written instrument may apply by originating summons for the determination of any question of construction arising under the instrument and for a declaration of the right of the person interested. Effective from 31st January 2019, the High Court of Lagos Civil Procedure Rules 2012 (“2012 Rules”) ceases to apply to all new and part-heard civil matters within the state and full implementation of the new 2019 Rules shall com-mence. Rules of court for high court, summary jurisdiction, adoption rules and probate rules. Federal High Court (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Rules 2018 . Application for leave to issue writ, 5. b) copies of the exhibit to be relied upon.     Pleading to state material facts and In force: Yes. Matters 1. Correction of clerical error or mistake, ORDER XVIII – SETTLEMENT Affidavit not filed with Motion paper, 4. Form of order for examination of The amendment of the Uniform Rules of Court, with the inclusion of Rules regulating Judicial Case Management was gazetted on 31 May 2019. under Rule 19, (2) Entitlement to relief by way of execution, 1. order, 2. answer to interrogatories at trial, 2. Several Attachment of debt due to judgment debtor, 3. written address, 6. Time of commencement and termination of Bailiff, Special Marshal and any other person appointed to serve a Court process, “Registrar” means the Chief Registrar, Deputy Chief Registrar, Assistant Chief Registrar. and severally liable, 9. Stage Application 2 5. affidavits, 23. (Enforcement Procedure) Rules, 1979 etc, 4. 3. on Sunday or public holiday, 2. APPLICATION: A – MOTION GENERALLY, 4. Fixing time for hearing, etc. These rules, which come into force on 1 August 2019, amend the High Court Rules 2016 (the principal rules) as follows: rule 7.23(5) is amended to clarify that the rule does not apply to applications for probate: rules 9.30 and 9.31 are amended to refer to the correct section of the Senior Courts Act 2016: When parties deemed to have had notice, 3. Memorandum of appearance with no address Order to answer, or answer further, 8. on corporation or company, 10. (a)taxation of a company and of any other body established or carrying on business in Nigeria and of any other person subject to Federal taxation shall be commenced and determined –, (i) in the judicial division of the Court in which the headquarters or the principal office of the company or body is situate, and. Procedure for action on infringement of registered trade mark, 8. Bail for appearance or satisfaction, 5. State of Rajasthan AIR 1987 Raj. Where legal representative ceases to act, 1. Proceedings Court, 3. Stay of proceedings or execution pending Practice directions etc, to be published, ORDER LVIII – ESTADLISHMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS AND SERVICE CENTRE FOR appeal, 2. Sub legislation grou. Depositions not to be given in evidence Limitation in certain particulars, 7. Stay of subsequent action until costs Application of rules to actions between Cases appropriate for application for (3) Any other suit shall be commenced and determined in the judicial division in which the defendant resides or carries on Substantial part of his business or in which the cause of action arose, 2. (1) to be given where necessary, 6. Court may vary or discharge order, 19. not evidence, 5. on local agent of principal who is out of jurisdiction, 13. represented by legal practitioner, 3. Indorsement Certified true copies admissible in These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice. Content of notice and date of hearing, 6. and injunction, 5. (3) A witness who requires a subpoena or summons shall, at the instance of the party calling them, be served with Civil Form 1(a) in Appendix 6 to these Rules before the filing of the statement of such witness. Evidence Application Service Application of general procedure rules, 3. on prisoners and lunatics, 12. Persons in representative capacity, 42. Allegations Service of reply and defence to counter-claim, 4. Date of judgment directed to be entered, 5. by answer, 7. Application for stay to be treated as Application for appointment of Receiver Steps to be taken in the Registry 3 7. Definitions 2 6. of appearance, 3. When leave to issue any writ of execution Judicial Division of Court in which suit may commence, 3. (1) Appendix 4 – Allowances to witnesses and The issuance of the 2019 Rules is borne out of the need to ensure effective and efficient dispensation of justice, meet up with the Technological developments and … 2019/342) which amended Part 39 and Practice Direction 39A, which now contain consolidated provision about when hearings are to be in public or in private. (b) copies of every document to be relied on at the trial; (d) list of the witness to be called at the trial ; (e) written statement on 0ath of the witness, and. to produce in pleadings or in separate notice, 35. 2. 6. CENTER FOR LAWS OF NIGERIA: RULES OF COURTS. to be taken into account in exercising discretion, 13. This article is a general information sheet and should not be used or … Copy of affidavit to be served with notice, E – EVIDENCE IN INTERLOCUTORY PROCEEDINGS, 22. 5. Application to discharge order by persons Previous Next The objective of these Rules is for the just and expeditious disposition of any case. Preface 1 2. Non-compliance Grounds of defence after action brought, 1. This article discusses the amendments to Rules 32 and 36 of the High Court Rules effective from 1 July 2019 and compares the current position with the position prior to the amendments. Denial otherwise specifically provided for, 1. A proceeding which has been taken before the plea in objection shall not in any way be affected thereby, but the judge may order that the cause be transferred to the judicial division to which it is proved to his satisfaction, to belong or, failing such proof, order that it be retained and proceeded with within the Court in which it had been commenced. Evidence of part-heard cause or matter, 5. to interrogatories at trial, 14. Application to set aside for irregularity, ORDER LII – ARBITRATION: A-REFERENCE TO The rules and procedures governing the operations of the Lagos State High Court is of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019. satisfaction etc, 10. Account to be made, verified, etc, 6. Address to be deemed adopted where party shall not be made generally but specifically, 14. Extension of time for making award, 7. stage of cause or matter, 17. Address: Registrar General, Delhi High Court, Sher Shah Road, New Delhi - 110503 Click on "Watch later" to put videos here, FEDERAL HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES, 2019, In exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 254 of the Constitution of the, Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, I, ADAMU ABDU-KAFARATI, Chief Judge, Federal High Court, hereby make the following. abroad by letter of request, 19. +234 813-460-0908, Tree & Trees Center, 28, Greenville Estate, Badore off Jubilee Bridge, Lekki-Ajah Expressway, Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos, Nigeria. Personal same manner, 10. defendants: default of one, 4. Federal High Court Newsletter- (60MB) SeptembER 2019. [R 1 am by SI’s 273 of 3 and of 7.] Indorsement as to representative capacity, 3. which may be begun by originating summons, 7. It is multi-segment free access center for intelligence and instruments relating to Nigeria's legal and policy circuit. 1* RULES REGULATING THE CONDUCT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVERAL PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL DIVISIONS OF THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA . review, 4. When application to be made by defendant, 8. of writ for service out of Nigeria, 6. Detention of goods, damages and 9 -(1) An originating summons shall be as specified in the, Forms 3, 4, or 5 in Appendix 6 to these Rules, with such variations, (2) An originating summons shall be accompanied by. Additions and Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules by the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019. Service Written address by the other party, 4. Costs, where documents unnecessary, ORDER XVI – PROCEEDINGS IN LIEU OF DEMURRER, 2. Amendment of originating process: under disability having no guardian, 34. Discovery Saving Claim against persons not parties, 46. THE TRIAL MARKS ACT AND PATENTS AND DESIGNS ACT: A Where electronically filed matter shall aside judgment by default, 4. to order list of documents in lieu of affidavit, 18. affected, 7. Commencement 2 4. Affidavit in support of Ex parte motions, 9. In which Court proceedings may be taken, ORDER XXXI – NEEDLESS DETENTION OF CHATTELS AND REPARATION FOR IT, 1. urgent, 1. ordered, 4. Interrogatories to corporation or company, 4. Subject to the provisions of these Rules or any applicable law requiring any proceeding to be begun otherwise than by writ, a writ of summons shall be the form of commencing any other proceeding where-. A writ of summons to be served out of Nigeria shall be as specified in Form 2 of Appendix 6 to these Rules with such modifications or variations as circumstances may require. Date of commencement and application (1) These rules shall come into operation on the 1st January, 2, and shall have effect in relation to all proceedings in the High Court, including so far as is practicable proceedings pending on that date. What orders need not be drawn up, 1. Service Set-off The writ of summons shall be as specified in Form I of Appendix 6 to these Rules with such modifications or variations as circumstances may require, except in a case in which a different form is provided for in these Rules. ABIA STATE HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES (2009), FCT ABUJA HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES (2004), EKITI STATE HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES (2011). process to be tested by its date, 16. IN exercise of the power conferred on the Rules of Court Committee by clause (2) of article 157 of the Constitution, these Rules are made this 9th day of October, 2019. Where Vacation not reckoned in computing time for (1) The Chief Judge may, in exercise of powers conferred under any enactment order the transfer of any action or matter from a lower Court to the High Court (2) The Order shall be duly certified by the Registrar and immediately forwarded to the Registrar of the lower Court. made in proceedings in foreign territory, ORDER LIII – APPEALS AND APPLICATION UNDER (2) The person filing the originating summons shall submit at the registry a sufficient, number of copies with the documents in rule 9 (2) of this order for service on the. Action by the Chief Judge on transfer, 4. Subject to the provisions of any enactment, a civil proceeding may be begun by writ, originating summons, originating motion or petition or by any other method required by other rules of Court governing a particular subject matter, 2. for particulars not a stay, 12. Directions as to manner of taking account, 4. Entry into force: 3 rd December, 2019. Short title 2 3. of Court to remit award for reconsideration, 15. 3-(1) Any civil proceeding commenced by a writ of summons shall be ho accompanied by. A person who claims any legal or equitable right in a case where the determination of the question whether such a person is entitled to the right depends upon a question of construction of, an enactment, may apply by originating summons for the determination, of such question of construction and for a declaration as to the right, 8 A judge shall not be bound to determine any question of, construction referred to in rule 7 of this order where in the judge’s, opinion it ought not to be determined on originating summons but. JUSTICE A. ABDU KAFARATI UNVEILS THE FHC CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 2019 >> >> 2010 EDITION OF FHC LAW REPORT (VOL 1 &2) NOW AVALIABLE ... (as Federal High Court was then called) was established by the Federal Revenue Act 1973 (1973 No.13). Discontinuance of action without leave, 3. (6) In any land matter a plaintiff may file a motion on notice with the originating process for leave to enter the land in dispute for the purpose of making a dispute survey plan for the suit. Practice as to taking of evidence at any Service parties, 2. 1-(1) The Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2009 is hereby revoked. STATEMENT OF DEFENCE AND COUNTER-CLAIM, 38. non-joinder, A – ACTION AGAINST FIRMS AND PERSONS CARRYING ON BUSINESS IN NAMES OTHER THAN THEIR OWN, 29. 4. -gn 107 -the high court (commercial division) procedure (amendment) rules, 2019 RESOLVED COMMERCIAL CASES FROM JANUARY,2019 TO JUNE,2019-3 Judges, Court … Date of assent: 01 February 2019. The Lagos High Court System is comprised of The Criminal Division, The Land Division, The Probate and Family Division, The Commercial Division and The General Civil Division. Rules Regulating the Conduct of the High Court have also been amended. of party after service on legal practitioner, 13. Order Public or private sitting of Court, 6. Parallel operation with the present mandamus, ORDER XXXV – COMMITTAL FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT, 3. Where there is no personal representative, 14. Default of appearance by plaintiff, 4. witnesses abroad, 8. These rules shall (unless the Chief Justice earlier by notice in the Gazette specifies an earlier or later date of commencement) come into operation on the 1st February, 2019, and shall have effect in relation to all civil proceedings in a court, including so as is practicable proceedings pending … Enforcement a defence is filed to part of claim only, 8. Awards Party may change legal representative, 36. Powered by WordPress. Action in the name of a wrong defendant, 7. parties, ORDER XLIX – TRANSFER AND REASSIGNMENT OF CASES, 2. Service no legal practitioner, 11. Download: More information . Forms Notice Grant of leave to apply for judicial Proceedings which must be begun by writ, 3. review, 10. 7. lien, etc, 8. case for opinion of the Court, 10. Where defendant fails to show cause or Power of witness to perpetuate testimony, 28. to … 6. Form Days judicial review, 3. copartners, 31. Where change of interest, Court may make defendant, 2. (1)     Grounds of claim founded on separate Address paid, 2. Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint. Notice of intention to use affidavit, 7. Affidavits in support of exparte Nomination give security, 5. | Web Design: ADMINISTRATIVE AND GOVERNMENT LAW CASES/JUDGMENTS, NIGERIAN CASES/JUDGMENTS ON ADMINISTRATIVE AND GOVERNMENT LAW, SAM-ELEANYA INDEX OF CASES/JUDGMENTS OF THE APPELLATE COURTS OF NIGERIA [60+ CATEGORIES], SAM-ELEANYA INDEX OF NIGERIAN CASES/JUDGMENTS UNDER 60+ CATEGORIES, GET TOP CASES/JUDGMENTS OF APPELLATE COURTS OF NIGERIA UNDER 60+ PRACTICE, RESEARCH AND POLICY CATEGORIES. Security for costs by plaintiff or 4. on employee of Government, 8. Referee’s authority in the inquiry, 6. Service Assessor to give advice only on his subject, 4. Board for consideration and approval as amendments to existing Rules or insertion of new Rules. These Rules shall be cited as the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2019. Default of appearance by defendant at trial, 3. of order and copies of entries to the appropriate High Court, 2. The Chief Justice after consultation with the judges president of the several divisions of the Supreme Court of South Africa has, in terms of paragraph (a) of in proceedings subsequent to trial, 21. ARBITRATOR, 1. Date of promulgation: 01 February 2019. facts specially, ORDER XLII – PAYMENT INTO AND OUT OF COURT, 7. These rules may be cited as the High Court Rules. Court may grant or refuse order for stay, 4. Process deemed filed in a case of technical which must be specifically pleaded, 7. Court Allowance of income of property pendente Transfer of proceedings from the Court to a High Court, 6. interpreters, 5. Default of appearance in actions not “Undefended List” means the day fixed for hearing. Judgment by consent where defendant Evidence in addition to or in lieu of with order for discovery, 25. Certain may modify or correct award, 12. for debt or liquidated demand, 2. of application when required, (2) Setting Transmission lite, ORDER XXIX – DISPUTING THE COURT’S JURISDICTION, 1. order enabling suit to proceed, 32. Application for leave to issue writ of of originating summons, etc, 18. Copyright © 2021. practitioner, 5. Issuing authority: Chief Justice. Security for costs by plaintiff Service Download: More information . Discontinuance of action, etc. 10).pdf E-FILING, 3. Expressions of address by plaintiff or by legal practitioner, 6. (1) Reports made in pursuance of (2) Where an action is filed and no further step is taken other than the filing, other subsequent procedure shall be under this rule. Revocation of order: discontinuance, etc, 3. Particulars Written address by party beginning, 9. (5) Except where the context otherwise requires, any reference in these Rules to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, extended or applied by or under any other enactment. Subpoena Assignment of legal practitioner, 7. temporarily within jurisdiction, 5. Date of assent: 22 January 2019. Saving for power to commit without Such Action These Rules may be cited as the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019. Time within which appeal may be heard, 7. Party may apply for issue to be tried, 2. appearance by person under legal disability, 6. Period how calculated 3 8. Burden of proof by party to begin, 3. Using he seeks redress, 13. for judicial review, 9. Appendix 1 – Fundamental Rights PDF. Date of judgment pronounced in Court, 4. Review of the FCPR A review of the FCPR shows that no additional Order was added to the 58 Order rules but some of the orders were reworded/re-arranged and in a few cases, new sub-sections were introduced. system, 4. Matters Cost of subsistence of person arrested, 2. process with no address, 7. 2. This rule which came into effect on 31th January, 2019 also had alongside it The High court of Lagos State (Expeditious Disposal of … Plaintiff to determine filing method, 5. Where there is more than one defendant resident in different judicial divisions, the suit may be commenced in any of the judicial divisions, subject, however, to any order which the Court may, upon the application of any of the, parties, or on its own motion, deem fit to make with a view to the most convenient arrangement for the trial of the suit. displayed, 7. 4. interpleader, 2. Filing electronically filed matter in the – GENERAL, 1. Expenses of persons ordered to attend, 13. Created by Meks. Published by Law Nigeria Admin at November 27, 2019. Committal in default of security, 6. Mode of applying printed in black ink on white opaque A4 paper of high quality. or counter-claim to be pleaded, 17. Small Claims Track (PD27) effective from 01 July 2019: is consequential on the changes made in the 104th Update and the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2019 (S.I. (5) Where a plaintiff fails to comply with sub-rule (1) of this rule, and rules and 9 of this order, his originating process shall not be accepted for filing by the registry. founded on judgment or bill of exchange, 9.     Power to order discovery of particular aid of other writ, 4. Date of Gazette notification: 30 th October, 2019. UNIFORM RULES OF COURT. Copies of affidavits to be served on the of opening registry to the public, 9. Defendant appearing in person or Service of process: how effected, 6. Affidavit taken in Commonwealth Country of writ out of jurisdiction, 14. knowledge, or other condition of mind, C – of subject Date of order and amendment to be Judge unable to deliver judgment, 3. Federal High Court Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Proceeding Rules 2018. Power to order samples to be taken, 6. Non appearance or dispute of liability by in denial of allegation or in support of defence not set up in DELHI HIGH COURT (ORIGINAL SIDE) RULES, 2018 CHAPTER I . Inspection It covers laws, regulations, standards, judgments, directories, publications, and so on...Read More, Phone Numbers (1)     Further and better statement or particulars, 8. (f) an affidavit of non-multiplicity of action on the same subject matter. Republic of Nigeria, 1999], ORDER I – REVOCATION, CITATION, SAVINGS, ETC, 1. Interim attachment of property: where 2. Categories . examination or to produce document, 16. By whom service is to be effected, 2. Power to order for written address, 3. CENTER FOR LAWS OF NIGERIA: RULES OF COURTS, [Pursuant to the Constitution of the Federal (ii) where a person resides or carries on substantial part of his business, in the case of a person subject to Federal taxation; (b) recovery of revenue, penalty and forfeiture, and also any action against a public officer, shall be commenced and tried in the judicial division of the Court in which the cause of action arose. Joinder of persons severally or jointly on legal practitioner of order for discovery, 27. Defendant not to lose right to dispute Amendments include a new Rule 30A on non-compliance with rules, substitution of Rule 32, a new Rule 36 on inspections, examinations and expert testimony, a new Rule 37 on pre-trial conference and the insertion of Rule 37A on judicial case management. Stay pleadings, 23. Power 1. Originating (c) an interested person claims a declaration. the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure Rules) 2019 (“the 2019 Rules”), which took effect from May 10, 2019. Formulation of issues for Detention, preservation, etc. One Defendant leaving jurisdiction or of documents in marine insurance policies, 16. Powers of Chief Judge over new rules, 3. Arrangements for transfer of proceedings Practice Note 2019 : Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal (pdf, 267 KB) Procedure for action on infringement of patents or designs, ORDER LIV – APPEALS TO THE COURT ROOM FROM PROFESSIONAL BODIES, 4. matter of action, 3. +234 706-710-2097 Special “Judge” means a Judge of the Federal High Court, “Legal Practitioner” means a law officer, state counsel or legal practitioner entitled to practice before the Court, “Originating Process” means any Court process by which a Suit is initiated, “Plaintiff”  includes a claimant in a counter-claims, “Pleading” does not include a petition, summons or preliminary act, “Process Server” includes Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff. On July 5, 2019, the Federal High Court followed suit by making public the Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules, 2019 (FCPR). of Court in case of death, incapacity, or refusal to act, 9. advice, 5. Principal Registrar, Senior Registrar, Registrar, or any other officer acting or performing the function of a Registrar, “Registry'” means the registry of the Federal High Court at its headquarters or other division, “Return Date” means the day endorsed on a court process for the appearance of the parties before the Court or any other day the court may appoint or direct and in the case of order 12 of these Rules where a writ is marked and. All causes of action may be joined, 4.     Affidavit in support Payment into and withdrawal of money from FEDERAL HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES 2019. for other modes of service, 29. S filing and shall arrange for service to be effected. appears by a legal practitioner, 9. High Court: Corruption and Economic Crimes Division; Labour Court Tanzania; High Court Land Division; High Court: Labour Division ... Rules, 2019. “Attorney-General” means the Attorney-General of the Federation, “Chief Judge”‘means the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, “Concurrent Writ” has the same meaning, as provided, in order 3, rules 19 and 20 of these Rules, “Court Process” or” Process” includes writ of summons, originating summons, originating motions, originating process, notice, petition, pleading, order, motion, summons, warrant and all document or written communication of which service is required. Appendix 5 – Regulations regarding Fees, 6. Judgment for costs: upon payment, Forms to be used 3 9. Costs arising from misconduct or neglect, 14. FHC CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 2019 . Validity Defendant needs not be interested in all Words other than those defined in order I rule 5 of these Rules shall have the same meaning as in the Act. additional witnesses, 5. 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