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High court and criminal jurisdiction of other courts

174 | Other courts and tribunals

Mar 03, 2013 - Comments: 0

An Act of Parliament may provide for the establishment, composition and jurisdiction of—

    1. magistrates courts, to adjudicate on civil and criminal cases;
    2. customary law courts whose jurisdiction consists primarily in the application of customary law;
    3. other courts subordinate to the High Court;  and
    4. tribunals for arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

173 | Administrative Court

Mar 03, 2013 - Comments: 0
  1. The Administrative Court is a court of record and consists of—
    1. a Judge President;  and
    2. such other judges of the Administrative Court as may be appointed from time to time.
  2. The Administrative Court has such jurisdiction over administrative matters as may be conferred upon it by an Act of Parliament.
  3. An Act of Parliament may provide for the exercise of jurisdiction by the Administrative Court and for that purpose may confer the power to make rules of court.

172 | Labour Court

Mar 03, 2013 - Comments: 0
  1. The Labour Court is a court of record and consists of—
    1. a Judge President;  and
    2.  such other judges of the Labour Court as may be appointed from time to time.
  2. The Labour Court has such jurisdiction over matters of labour and employment as may be conferred upon it by an Act of Parliament.
  3. An Act of Parliament may provide for the exercise of jurisdiction by the Labour Court and for that purpose may confer the power to make rules of court.

171 | Jurisdiction of High Court

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  1. The High Court—
    1. has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters throughout Zimbabwe;
    2. has jurisdiction to supervise magistrates courts and other subordinate courts and to review their decisions;
    3. may decide constitutional matters except those that only the Constitutional Court may decide;  and
    4. has such appellate jurisdiction as may be conferred on it by an Act of Parliament.

170 | High Court

Mar 03, 2013 - Comments: 0

The High Court is a superior court of record and consists of—

    1. the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice and the Judge President of the High Court;  and
    2. such other judges of the High Court as may be appointed from time to time.

8.13 | Other courts and tribunals

Dec 02, 2012 - Comments: 0

An Act of Parliament may provide for the establishment, composition and jurisdiction of—

    1. magistrates courts, to adjudicate on civil and criminal cases;
    2. customary law courts whose jurisdiction consists primarily in the application of customary law;
    3. other courts subordinate to the High Court;  and
    4. tribunals for arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

8.12 | Administrative Court

Dec 02, 2012 - Comments: 0
  1. The Administrative Court is a court of record and consists of—
    1. a Judge President;  and
    2. such other judges of the Administrative Court as may be appointed from time to time.
  2. The Administrative Court has such jurisdiction over administrative matters as may be conferred upon it by an Act of Parliament.
  3. An Act of Parliament may provide for the exercise of jurisdiction by the Administrative Court and for that purpose may confer the power to make rules of court.

8.11 | Labour Court

Dec 02, 2012 - Comments: 0
  1. The Labour Court is a court of record and consists of—
    1. a Judge President;  and
    2.  such other judges of the Labour Court as may be appointed from time to time.
  2. The Labour Court has such jurisdiction over matters of labour and employment as may be conferred upon it by an Act of Parliament.
  3. An Act of Parliament may provide for the exercise of jurisdiction by the Labour Court and for that purpose may confer the power to make rules of court.

8.10 | Jurisdiction of High Court

Dec 02, 2012 - Comments: 0
  1. The High Court—
    1. has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters throughout Zimbabwe;
    2. has jurisdiction to supervise magistrates courts and other subordinate courts and to review their decisions;
    3. may decide constitutional matters except those that only the Constitutional Court may decide;  and
    4. has such appellate jurisdiction as may be conferred on it by an Act of Parliament.

8.9 | High Court

Dec 02, 2012 - Comments: 0

The High Court is a superior court of record and consists of—

    1. the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice and the Judge President of the High Court;  and
    2. such other judges of the High Court as may be appointed from time to time.

131 | Criminal jurisdiction of courts

Nov 17, 2010 - Comments: 0

Only the following courts may exercise or be given jurisdiction in criminal cases¾

    1. the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the High Court and magistrates courts;
    2. a court or tribunal that deals with cases under a disciplinary law, to the extent that the jurisdiction is necessary for the enforcement of discipline in the disciplined force concerned;  and
    3. any other court, provided that the jurisdiction does not permit the court to impose a sentence involving deprivation of liberty.

111 | Inherent powers of Constitutional Court, Supreme Court and High Court

Nov 17, 2010 - Comments: 0

The Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court and the High Court have inherent power to protect and regulate their own process and to develop the common law, taking into account the interests of justice and the provisions of this Constitution.

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