Practice Directive No.1/2011

 

THE HIGH COURT OF SWAZILAND

 

PRACTICE DIRECTIVE NO. 1/2011

 

 

TO:              The Principal Judge

                   All Judges of the High Court

                   The Honourable Attorney General

                   The Director of Public Prosecutions

                   The Registrar of the High Court

                   The Deputy Registrar of the High Court

                   Assistant Registrars

                   The Law Society of Swaziland

                   All Magistrates

                   All Legal Practitioners

                   All Members of Staff

 

DATE:         9 February 2011

 

Following a meeting between all the Honourable Judges of the High Court on 9 February 2011, the Chief Justice hereby issues the following Practice Directive which shall operate with immediate effect in both the High Court and the Magistrates Courts:-

 

Henceforth, no criminal trial or judgment shall be postponed sine die.  Any necessary postponement of a criminal trial or judgment therein shall be made to a specific date.

 

Any previous practice to the contrary, if any, is hereby revoked.

 

 

 

 

                                                          __________________________

                                                          M.M. RAMODIBEDI

                                                          CHIEF JUSTICE  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  

Date: 
09 February 2011
Number: 
1