Courts Amended Procedure Act 1876

Link to law: https://legislation.gov.im/cms/images/LEGISLATION/PRINCIPAL/1876/1876-0001/CourtsAmendedProcedureAct1876_1.pdf
Published: 2012-09-01

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The Courts Amended Procedure Act 1876c i e
AT 1 of 1876

THE COURTS AMENDED PROCEDURE

ACT 1876

The Courts Amended Procedure Act 1876 Index


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7 Court may fine witnesses for not appearing when summoned ............................... 5
ENDNOTES 7

TABLE OF LEGISLATION HISTORY 7
TABLE OF RENUMBERED PROVISIONS 7
TABLE OF ENDNOTE REFERENCES 7

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THE COURTS AMENDED PROCEDURE ACT 1876

Received Royal Assent: 27 June 1876
Promulgated: 5 July 1876
Commenced: 5 July 1876
AN ACT
for Facilitating the Administration of Justice in certain Courts.
GENERAL NOTES:
This whole Act was repealed by the High Court Act 1991 Sch 5,
except s 7 which is reproduced below.
[The maximum fine in this section is as increased by the Fines Act 1986 and by the
Criminal Justice (Penalties, Etc.) Act 1993 s 1.]
7 Court may fine witnesses for not appearing when summoned

Whenever a witness shall be summoned to any Court, and shall not appear in
answer to such summons, and no sufficient cause be shown for his non-
appearance, the Court is hereby authorized and empowered to impose a fine or
penalty not exceeding £5,000 upon such witness, to be enforced in the same
manner as fines for contempt for non-appearance are now enforced: Provided
always, that nothing herein contained shall affect the present mode of enforcing
the attendance of a witness by a writ of contempt.
The Courts Amended Procedure Act 1876 Endnotes


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ENDNOTES

Table of Legislation History

Legislation Year and No Commencement






Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original Current






Table of Endnote References