Current English Ord. & Sub. Leg.
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Chapter 327LIFTS AND ESCALATORS (SAFETY) ORDINANCE
Chapter 328ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (FELONIES AND MISDEMEANOURS) ORDINANCE
Chapter 329MARINE INSURANCE ORDINANCE
Chapter 330MOTOR VEHICLES (FIRST REGISTRATION TAX) ORDINANCE
Chapter 331IMMIGRATION SERVICE ORDINANCE
Chapter 332TRADE UNIONS ORDINANCE
Chapter 333SECURITIES ORDINANCE
Chapter 334GOVERNMENT LOTTERIES ORDINANCE
Chapter 335PROTECTION OF INVESTORS ORDINANCE
Chapter 336District Court Ordinance
CAP 336District Court Ordinance
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Cap 336Long title
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Cap 336 Part 1Preliminary
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Cap 336 s 1Short title
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Cap 336 s 2Interpretation
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Cap 336 Part 2The District Court
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Cap 336 s 3Establishment of the District Court, and its general jurisdiction
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Cap 336 s 4Constitution of the District Court
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Cap 336 s 5Professional qualifications of District Judges
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Cap 336 s 6Disposal of proceedings
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Cap 336 s 7Appointment of deputy District Judges
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Cap 336 s 8Power of deputy District Judge in part-heard cases
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Cap 336 s 9Jurisdiction in part-heard cases of magistrates appointed to be judges
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Cap 336 s 10Jurisdiction in part-heard cases of judges appointed to be High Court Judges or Court of First Instance deputy judges
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Cap 336 s 11(Repealed 47 of 1997 s. 10)
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Cap 336 s 11ATerm of office of District Judges
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Cap 336 s 12Distribution and disposal of business of the Court
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Cap 336 s 13Seal of the Court
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Cap 336 s 14Officers of the Court
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Cap 336 s 14AAProfessional qualifications of Registrar, deputy registrars and assistant registrars
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Cap 336 s 14ABAppointment of temporary registrar
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Cap 336 s 14AAppointment of temporary deputy registrars
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Cap 336 s 14BAppointment of temporary assistant registrars
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Cap 336 s 14CPowers of temporary registrar, etc. in case which is part-heard on termination of appointment
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Cap 336 s 15Right of audience
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Cap 336 s 16Prohibition of proceedings in error
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Cap 336 s 17District Court Rules Committee
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Cap 336 Part 3Provisions Applicable to both Civil and Criminal Proceedings
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Cap 336 s 18Transfer of unclaimed moneys in Court
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Cap 336 s 19(Repealed 59 of 1981 s. 4)
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Cap 336 s 20Committal for contempt
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Cap 336 s 21(Repealed 13 of 1995 s. 46)
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Cap 336 s 22Enforcement of liability for fees
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Cap 336 s 23Enforcement of fines and forfeited recognizances
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Cap 336 s 24Enforcement of orders and warrants for imprisonment
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Cap 336 s 25Registrar to take charge of fees, etc.
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Cap 336 s 26(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 15)
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Cap 336 s 27Falsely pretending to act under authority of the Court
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Cap 336 s 28Falsely representing documents to have been issued from the Court
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Cap 336 s 29Rescuing goods
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Cap 336 s 30Assaulting officers
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Cap 336 s 31Revocation of committal order
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Cap 336 Part 4Civil Jurisdiction and Procedure
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Cap 336 s 32General jurisdiction in actions of contract, quasi-contract and tort
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Cap 336 s 33Money recoverable by enactment
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Cap 336 s 34Abandonment of part of claim to give Court jurisdiction
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Cap 336 s 35Jurisdiction for recovery of land
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Cap 336 s 36Jurisdiction where title in question
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Cap 336 s 37Equity jurisdiction
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Cap 336 s 37A(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 23)
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Cap 336 s 38Jurisdiction under the Married Persons Status Ordinance
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Cap 336 s 38AExecution of instruments by order of the Court
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Cap 336 s 39Counterclaims
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Cap 336 s 40Saving
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Cap 336 s 41Procedure where proceedings beyond the jurisdiction of the Court are commenced in the Court
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Cap 336 s 42Transfer of proceedings to the Court of First Instance or the Lands Tribunal
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Cap 336 s 43Transfer to the Court from the Court of First Instance of proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Court
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Cap 336 s 44Transfer to the Court from the Court of First Instance where the parties consent
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Cap 336 s 44ACosts in transferred cases, etc.
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Cap 336 s 45Division of causes of action
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Cap 336 s 46Infancy no defence
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Cap 336 s 47(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 24)
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Cap 336 s 47APower of the Court to order disclosure, etc. of documents before commencement of proceedings
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Cap 336 s 47BExtension of powers of the Court to order disclosure of documents, inspection of property, etc.
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Cap 336 s 47CProvisions supplementary to sections 47A and 47B
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Cap 336 s 47DPowers of the Court exercisable before commencement of action
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Cap 336 s 47EApplication to Government of sections 47A to 47D
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Cap 336 s 48General ancillary jurisdiction
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Cap 336 s 48APower to award damages as well as, or in substitution for, injunction or specific performance
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Cap 336 s 48BContempt of Court
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Cap 336 s 49Interest on claims for debt and damages
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Cap 336 s 50Interest on judgments
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Cap 336 s 51(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 24)
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Cap 336 s 52Extension of jurisdiction to grant injunctions and to make declarations
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Cap 336 s 52APower of Court to impose charging order
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Cap 336 s 52AAProperty which may be charged
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Cap 336 s 52ABProvisions supplementary to sections 52A and 52B
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Cap 336 s 52BInjunction and receivers
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Cap 336 s 52CAttachment of debts
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Cap 336 s 52DNo arrest or imprisonment without order
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Cap 336 s 52E Prohibition on debtor leaving Hong Kong
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Cap 336 s 53Costs
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Cap 336 s 53ACosts-only proceedings
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Cap 336 s 53BTransfer of costs-only proceedings to Court of First Instance
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Cap 336 s 53CScale of costs on which costs awarded under section 53A are taxed
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Cap 336 s 54(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 29)
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Cap 336 s 55(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 29)
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Cap 336 s 56(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 29)
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Cap 336 s 57(Repealed 28 of 2000 s. 29)
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Cap 336 s 58Assessors
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