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RDL3008H

Intermediate level, half course, whole year.

Course Co-ordinator: Assoc. Professor Mohamed Paleker

Entrance requirements: Successful completion of all Preliminary Level courses and concurrent registration for RDL3003H and RDL3005W

Course outline:

Aims and objectives: The aim of this course is to teach the rules and procedures that courts and litigants are obliged to follow when litigating different kinds of civil suits.

Course content: The course covers the rules for commencing a lawsuit; the distinction between the action and the application procedure; procedural points in limine; service of process; the types of pleadings in actions and applications; discovery and disclosure; trials and motion hearings; the enforcement of judgments and orders; various available remedies; how the courts and court officials function; and litigation ethics.

 

RDL4008H

 

Final level, half course, whole year.

Course Co-ordinator: Assoc. Professor Mohamed Paleker

Entrance requirements: Successful completion of all Preliminary and Intermediate Level courses and in particular, family law, property law, contract law, and the law of delict.

Course outline:

Aims and objectives: The aim of this course is to teach the rules and procedures that courts and litigants are obliged to follow when litigating different kinds of civil suits.

Course content: The course covers the rules for commencing a lawsuit; the distinction between the action and the application procedure; procedural points in limine; service of process; the types of pleadings in actions and applications; discovery and disclosure; trials and motion hearings; the enforcement of judgments and orders; various available remedies; how the courts and court officials function; and litigation ethics.