Amendments of Court of Appeal Act, Rules and Practices Direction: A Call for Comments


In preparation for the amendment of the Court of Appeal Act, 2004 (As amended), the Court of Appeal Rules, 2016 and Court of Appeal Practice Direction, the President of the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice M. B. Dongban-Mensem has called on stakeholders to submit comments and observations .

A letter to this effect dated 16th, November, 2020, signed by the President  reads in part “The amendments are necessary in order to provide an effective, efficient, speedy and good case management system in the court as well as to adapt the Court of Appeal Act, Rules and Practice Directions to the emerging electronic channels of communication.
“In furtherance of the above, users and stakeholders are requested to forward their comments and observations to enable a wholesome and all-inclusive exercise, that will further enrich the amendment process.”

All inputs are expected to reach the Chambers of the Hon. PCA within fourteen (14) days from the date of this letter which is November 30, 2020.’

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