POOR PERSONS (LEGAL PROCEEDINGS) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Admission of poor persons

   3   Rules of Court

 

THE POOR PERSONS (LEGAL PROCEEDINGS) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 9th June, 1941]

Cap 297.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Poor Persons (Legal Proceedings) Act.

2   Admission of poor persons

   Any person may be admitted to take, or defend, or be a party to, legal proceedings in the Supreme Court as a poor person, in the circumstances, and subject to the terms and conditions, provided for by rules made under this Act.

3   Rules of Court

   (1) Rules of Court may be made providing for, prescribing and regulating the practice and procedure for, and relating to, the admission of poor persons for the purposes of this Act, and all matters connected therewith.

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