Cross River State High Court Civil Procedure Rules

By | January 2, 2018
  1. Further consideration of matters originating in Chambers
  2. Registering and Drawing up of Orders in Chambers
  3. Notes of Proceedings in Chambers
  4. Drawing up and entry of Orders made in Chambers
  5. Costs
  6. Decisions given in Chambers how set aside or varied

ORDER 5 – COMPUTATION OF TIME

  1. Rules for computation of time
  2. Holiday
  3. Time of Service
  4. Court may extend time

ORDER 6 – CHANGE OF LEGAL PRACTITIONER

  1. Legal Practitioner to conduct cause or matter to final judgment
  2. Application for change of Legal Practitioner or withdrawal

ORDER 7 – FORM AND COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION

  1. Proceeding which must begin by Writ
  2. Mode of beginning Civil Proceeding
  3. Form of Writ
  4. Forms of Writ for Service out of State
  5. Proceedings which may begin by originating Summons
  6. Construction of Enanctment
  7. Discretion of the Judge
  8. Forms of Originating Summons
  9. Service outside Cross River State Cap. 56 LFN 2004
  10. Originating Process to be tested by its date
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ORDER 8 – ISSUE OF ORIGINATING PROCESS

  1. Preparing Originating process
  2. Reading of Originating process
  3. What is to be done after sealing
  4. Copies to be served
  5. Probate actions: affidavit with originating process
  6. Life Span
  7. Endorsement of renewal
  8. Loss of Originating process
  9. Concurrent Originating process
  10. Concurrent Originating process for service within and out of jurisdiction

ORDER 9 – INDORSEMENT OF CLAIM AND OF ADDRESS