Hearings of Matters During Vacation - 1978

Hearings of Matters During Vacation - 1978

Made on: Tue, August 1st 1978

HIGH COURT OF KENYA

Ref: 3/8-84

PRACTICE NOTE NO. 1 OF 1978

HEARINGS OF MATTERS DURING VACATION

The following Practice Note is issued under the hand of the Chief Justice: -

To clear up any misapprehension that appears to have arisen in regard to the making of interlocutory applications during Court Vacations attention is drawn to the following Rules: -

Rule 3 of Part I of the Rules of Court under the Judicature Act (cap. 8), as amended by the Rules of Court (Amendment) (No.3) Rules, 1969 (L.N.No.3 of 1969) is to the following effect: -

(1) Where a party seeks leave on the ground of urgency to have any cause or matter tried or heard during a Vacation his application should be brought beforehand by a Chamber Summons, supported (if necessary) by affidavit.

(2) Where a party seeks on the ground of urgency to have a motion, summons or application heard during a Vacation he should include in his affidavit to be filed with his motion, summons or application, an averment giving the grounds of urgency, but he need not make a prior application for leave.

Dated this 1st day of August, 1978

JAMES WICKS
CHIEF JUSTICE

 

M.F. PATEL
SENIOR DEPUTY REGISTRAR
For REGISTRAR.