Which other court is at the same level as the High Court in Zambia?

The Constitutional Court, as established, is at the same level as the Supreme Court. This means that all decisions of the Constitutional Court are Final and a person dissatisfied with the decision of the Constitutional Court cannot appeal to any other Court (Article 121).

How many types of courts are there in Zambia?

The Zambian judicial system comprises approximately 460 courts, arrayed, basically, in a hierarchy with four primary levels.

Which two courts have the same status as the High Court?

Labour Courts and Labour Appeal Courts

The Labour Courts have the same status as a High Court. They adjudicate matters relating to labour disputes between an employer and employee.

Are High Court and Crown Court the same?

The magistrates’ courts are also inferior courts and are therefore subject to judicial review. The Crown Court is more complicated. … Appeals from the High Court, in criminal matters, lie only to the Supreme Court. Appeals from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) may also only be taken to the Supreme Court.

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What are the types of court?

There are four types of courts in India, i.e., Supreme Court, High Court, District Court, and subordinate courts. The seat of the Supreme court is in New Delhi.

What are the 4 types of jurisdictions?

There are four main types of jurisdiction (arranged from greatest Air Force authority to least): (1) exclusive federal jurisdiction; (2) concurrent federal jurisdic- tion; (3) partial federal jurisdiction; and (4) proprietary jurisdiction. Depending on your installation, more than one type of jurisdiction may apply.

What is the order of courts from highest to lowest?

The federal court system has three main levels: district courts (the trial court), circuit courts which are the first level of appeal, and the Supreme Court of the United States, the final level of appeal in the federal system.

Which cases are heard in the High Court?

They usually only hear civil matters involving more than R100 000, and serious criminal cases. They also hear any appeals or reviews from lower courts (Magistrates’ courts) which fall in their geographical jurisdiction.

What is the minimum sentence in Crown Court?

The section requires that a Crown Court shall impose a minimum sentence of: 5 years imprisonment if the offender is aged 18 or over when convicted; or, 3 years detention under s. 91 PCC(S)A 2000 (long term detention) if the offender was under 18 but over 16 when the offence was committed.

What happens if you plead not guilty in Crown Court?

Pleading not guilty means that you say you didn’t do the crime, or that you had a reasonable excuse for doing so. The court will then have a trial to decide whether you did. If the court decides that you did, this means you will be convicted, and the court will decide what sentence to give you.

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Which is worse Crown Court or magistrates?

Magistrates’ courts always pass the most serious crimes to the Crown Court, for example: murder. rape. robbery.

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