2 No. 2 Courts (Amendment) Act 2006 No. 2 The Courts (Amendment) Act ACT 2006 Amendment Section 7 of the Courts Act, 1965 is amended by the repeal Supplement to the Sierra Leone Gazette Vol. CXXXVII, No. 13 of section 7 of Act and replacement of subsection (1) thereof by the following:– dated 23rd March, 2006 No. 31 of 1965. “Civil 7. (1) In addition to any civil jurisdiction jurisdiction. SIGNED this 15th day of March, 2006 which may be conferred upon Magistrates’ Courts by any other enactment, every such Court shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any cause or matter other than an ALHAJI AHMAD TEJAN KABBAH, action founded upon libel, slander, false President. imprisonment, malicious prosecution, seduction or breach of promise of marriage LS which may be lawfully brought before it and wherein the claim, debt, duty or matter in dispute does not exceed five million leones in value whether on balance of account or otherwise”. Passed in Parliament this 9th day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand and six. No. 2 2006 Sierra Leone J. A. CARPENTER, Clerk of Parliament. THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by me with the Bill which has passed Parliament and found by me to be a true and correct printed copy of the said Bill. The Courts (Amendment) Act, 2006. Short title. Being an Act to amend the Courts Act, 1965. J. A. CARPENTER, Clerk of Parliament. [23rd March, 2006] Date of com- mencement. PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING DEPARTMENT, SIERRA LEONE. ENACTED by the President and Members of Parliament in this GAZETTE NO. 13 OF 23RD MARCH, 2006. present Parliament assembled.