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Courts of Law Amendment Act, No. 7 of 2017
To amend the Magistrates’ Courts Act, 1944, so as to insert definitions; to regulate the rescission of judgments where the judgment debt has been paid; to further regulate jurisdiction by consent of parties; to regulate the factors a court must take into consideration to make a just and equitable order; to further regulate the payment of debts in instalments or otherwise; to further regulate consent to judgments and orders for the payment of judgment debts in instalments; to further regulate offers by judgment debtors after judgment; to further regulate the issuing of emoluments attachment orders; to further regulate debt collection proceedings pursuant to judgments granted by a court for a regional division; to further regulate the suspension of execution of a debt; to further regulate the abandonment of judgments; and to provide for certain offences and penalties relating to judgments, emoluments attachment orders and instalment orders; to amend the Superior Courts Act, 2013, so as to provide for the rescission of judgments by consent and the rescission of judgments where the judgment debt has been paid; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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