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Fundamental Principles of Civil Procedure

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409121674
Published: May 12, 2015
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409121681
Published: May 19, 2015
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TThe third edition retains the unique features of the first and second edition and incorporate all the fundamental amendments made to superior and lower court practice by the implementation of the Superior Courts Act 10 of 2013 and the repeal of the Supreme Courts Act 59 of 1959.

Fundamental Principles of Civil Procedure deals with the High Court and Magistrates' Courts in a manner that explains the broad procedures that apply to both, although these courts have their own enabling legislation and rules.

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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