Page:Small Claims Tribunal Ordinance 1975 (Cap. 338).pdf/1

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page has been proofread, but needs to be validated.
SMALL CLAIMS TRIBUNAL
Ord. No. 79/75
A339

SMALL CLAIMS TRIBUNAL ORDINANCE 1975

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section
Page
PART I
Preliminary
1.
Short title and commencement
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A341
2.
Interpretation
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A341
PART II
Constitution of Tribunal
3.
Establishment of tribunal
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A341
4.
Appointment of adjudicators
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A341
PART III
Jurisdiction
5.
Jurisdiction of the tribunal
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A342
6.
Power to amend First Schedule
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A342
7.
Transfer of claims
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A342
8.
Division of causes of action
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A342
9.
Abandonment of part claim to give tribunal jurisdiction
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A343
10.
Jurisdiction as to counterclaim
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A343
11.
Costs in transferred cases
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A343
PART IV
Commencement of Proceedings
12.
Filing claims
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A343
13.
Contents of claim
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A344
14.
Service of claim and notice of hearing
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A344
PART V
Procedure
15.
Keeping of summary of evidence, etc.
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A344
16.
Hearing to be informal
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A344
17.
Hearing of claim in absence of defendant
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A345
18.
Determination of claims
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A345
19.
Right of audience
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A345
20.
Claims may be heard together
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A345
21.
Representative claims
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A345
22.
Joint defendants
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A346
23.
Evidence
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A346
24.
Costs
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A346
25.
Frivolous or vexatious claims
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A347
26.
Adjournments
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
A347