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									2            No. 2                    Courts (Amendment) Act                      2006     No. 2              The Courts (Amendment) Act
                                                                                                                              ACT                     2006
                    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
                      “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-

     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.

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