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Fundamental Principles of Civil Procedure 4th Ed

This book includes a practical analysis of statutes that impact on civil procedure and relevant case law. A set of precedents can be downloaded in electronic format.

Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780639008493

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This book includes a practical analysis of statutes that impact on civil procedure and relevant case law. A set of precedents can be downloaded in electronic format.

This publication was developed to provide undergraduate law students and newly qualified practitioners with an easy to follow guide through the intricacies of South African civil procedure in the High Court and the Magistrates' Courts. Procedures are logically set out chapter by chapter for ease of reference and understanding. Complex procedures are set out in diagrams throughout the text and an annexure contains additional procedures and basic precedents.

 

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Table of contents

- Introduction

Chapter 1 - Introduction to the Law of Civil Procedure

Chapter 2 - Structure and Officers of the Courts

Chapter 3 - Consultation, Legal Representation, Demand and Prescription

Chapter 4 - General Principles of Jurisdiction

Chapter 5 - Jurisdiction of the High Courts

Chapter 6 - Jurisdiction of the Magistrate's Courts

Chapter 7 - The Parties

Chapter 8 - The Application Procedure

Chapter 9 - Overview of the Action Procedure

Chapter 10 - Summons, Particulars of Claim & Declaration

Chapter 11 - Service of Process

Chapter 12 - Judgment at an Early Stage and Stay of Proceedings

Chapter 13 - Summary Judgment

Chapter 14 - Defective Processes and Non-compliance with the Rules

Chapter 15 - Settlement Offers or Tenders and Security for Costs

Chapter 16 - The Plea, Counterclaim, Replication, Counterplea and Close of Pleadings

Chapter 17 - Amendments of Pleadings

Chapter 18 - Preparation for Trial

Chapter 19 - The Trial and Judgment

Chapter 20 - Provisional Sentence Summons

Chapter 21 - Appeals and Reviews in Civil Proceedings

Chapter 22 - Execution

Chapter 23 - Debt Collection and Administrations

Chapter 24 - Legal Costs

Table of Cases

Table of Legislative Material

Index