Cross River State High Court Civil Procedure Rules

By | January 2, 2018

Cross River State High Court Civil Procedure Rules

ARRANGEMENT OF RULES

ORDER 1- APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATIONS

  1. Application
  2. Interpretation
  3. Where no Rule exists

ORDER 2 – PLACE OF INSTITUTION AND TRIAL OF SUITS

  1. Suit relating to land and property distrained or seized
  2. Suits for recovery of penalties, forteitures and against Public Officers.
  3. Suits upon contract
  4. Other suits
  5. Suits commenced in wrong judicial division

ORDER 3 – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

  1. Court Sittings and Vacation
  2. Days of Sittings
  3. Public or Private sittings of the court
  4. Office hours
  5. Days of sittings and long vacation
  6. Vacation
  7. Vacation not reckoned in time for pleadings
  8. General
  9. Recovery of Penalties and costs
  10. Notice
  11. Filing
  12. How processes addressed
  13. Non-payment of court fees: No fees where proceedings by Government Department
  14. Regulations
  15. Saving
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ORDER 4 – APPLICATION AND PROCEEDING IN CHAMBERS

  1. Business in Chambers
  2. Representation in Chambers
  3. Matters to be disposed of in Chambers
  4. Proceeding Relating to Persons under Legal Disability
  5. Evidence upon application or appointment of guardians and for maintenance
  6. Guardian with reference to proceeding in Chambers

III. Further Considerations