Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1922
Act 4 of 1922
- Commenced on 27 January 1922
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1922.
2. InterpretationIn this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—“Commonwealth” includes any territory under Her Britannic Majesty’s protection or in respect of which a mandate is being exercised by the Government of any Commonwealth country;“Court” means the High Court of Swaziland;“judgment” means any judgment or order given or made by a court in any civil proceedings, whether before or after the taking effect of this Act, whereby any sum of money is made payable, and includes any award in proceedings on an arbitration if such award has, in pursuance of the law in force in the place where it was made, become enforceable in the same manner as a judgment given by a court in such place;“judgment creditor” means the person by whom the judgment was obtained, and includes the successors and assigns of that person;“judgment debtor” means the person against whom the judgment was given, and includes any person against whom the judgment is enforceable in the place where it was given;“original court” in relation to any judgment means the court by which the judgment was given.
3. Registration in Swaziland of judgment obtained overseas
History of this document
01 December 1998 this version
27 January 1922