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 CHAPTER 11 THE ENGLISH LAW (EXTENT OF APPLICATION) ACTCHAPTER 11

THE ENGLISH LAW
(EXTENT OF APPLICATION) ACT

 

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

 

 

Section

  1.          Short title

  2.          Extent to which the Law of England is in force in the Republic

 

 

 

CHAPTER 11

 

 

ENGLISH LAW (EXTENT OF APPLICATION)

An Act to declare the extent to which the Law of England applies in the Republic.

[8th March, 1963]

 

4 of 1963
24 of 1973
1 of 1991

14 of 2002
Government Notice
497 of 1964

 

1.    This Act may be cited as the English Law (Extent of  Application) Act.

Short title

 

2.    Subject to the provisions of the Constitution of Zambia and to any other written law-

(a)        the common law; and

(b)        the doctrines of equity; and

(c)        the statutes which were in force in England on the 17th August, 1911 (being the commencement of the Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1911); and

(d)        any statutes of later date than that mentioned in paragraph (c) in force in England, now applied to the Republic, or which hereafter shall be applied thereto by any Act or otherwise; and

(e) the Supreme Court Pracice Rules of  England in force until 1999:

Provided that the Civil Court Practice 1999 (The Green Book) of England or any other civil court practice rules issued after 1999 in England shall not apply to Zambia except in matrimonial causes.

shall be in force in the Republic.

(As amended by Acts No. 24 of 1973,1 of 1991 and No. 14 of 2002)

Extent to which the Law of England is in force in the Republic.
Cap. 1