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Review as of course. Chief registrar and registrar. 2 July 1945 (Government Gazette 3497, 1 June 1945) Amendments. The Minister of Justice, Legal & Parliamentary Affairs has, in terms of section 73 of the Magistrates Court Act [Chapter 7:10] Download of Original File: S.I. (1) There shall be a Court of Appeal for Botswana which shall have suchjurisdiction and powers as may be conferred on it by this Constitution or anyother law. Civil jurisdiction of Resident Magistrate’s Court. The High Court and Court of Appeal as ‘superior courts of record’ (Constitution- section 95) are enjoined to apply customary law in cases and proceedings in which customary law is the proper law to apply. This is established by section 3 of the Customary Law Act Cap 16:01. %PDF-1.3 Courts of appeal. 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Summonses and charges in magistrates courts 139. 46. )I���ť>��� ������ �18V Instances where Court may appoint a guardian. ʧG��,9Zy��V��� }����=�s��)�I~��*8Pfd��'��LW���)�@N%���̈�@�8eĘu!�_���e-��޻_��� ,>iiB^!��v t\K` ėp��� `!R�U�roJh� ���$,8�!׃ ����Ħ �#�d��b�nk�5�+ '��kBV����a�7!�µ='��a� Act 6, 1995, Act 12, 1999, S.I. Date of assent: ... AN ACT to consolidate and amend the law relating to courts of magistrates. 3. �f���,{��`z�}*^-'3v}���Z���u5���9�i=�wYn��9�q���Z9����v'v�R.OŬ7=#��G��L���t� ?57p4�‹3#q��#+py�hN�^����{�����?�0���� a� ]��"���tt �~��#U>��iP�#���s���,�?ۄey2�;`z ��k���;�n�z��� �Y���z�[�x"0���fX��^m��\�#N�7�a5|��L,n���6�w4�1�x%��*����#K����mo Magisterial areas. officer shall in all courts of law and public offices within Botswana be prima facie evidence of the particulars set forth therein. Interpretation. Supervisory powers by Chief. The Magistrates' Courts Act 32 of 1944 aims: to consolidate and amend the law relating to Magistrates' Courts. �����b��t��m�*GOC����Hu���.T��Be&� �u�f�+ r���T{�jl'�+x�@�~��%̱��b�H��H��'��{���ɥ�Ž�S����YcD6�{�Иw�������(�I���hB�E The courts of Botswana shall, within the limits of their jurisdiction, apply customary law in all cases and proceedings in which, by virtue of the provisions of this Act or any other law, customary law is properly applied and where it is not properly appl ied such courts shall apply the common law. x��\I��6��W��C�@n��I�e���-/��Z����R�q~� \P%�$Pli��`>�@m_� [Date of Commencement: 1st December, 1976 0 )ɩL^6 �g�,qm�"[�Z[Z��~Q����7%��"� 2. Supplement C — Botswana Government Extraordinary Gazette dated 4th March, 2011 C.331 Statutory Instrument No. endobj 13. 1. 40. ;!>D_�D��n��2 Interpretation. 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